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Praxis 2 Elementary Education Vocab

Subjects : praxis, teaching
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1. Task analysis - guided practice at conclusion of leve - closure activity - homework as a form of practice - writing to express mathematical thinking - cooperative learning

2. Precontrol - control - utilization - proficiency

3. Drills and exercises

4. Word forms and another component of syntax. Morphemes are also the smallest meaningful units in language and word parts that could also change the meaning of a word.

5. Preproduction - early production - speech emergence - intermediate fluency

6. Physical education

7. Read aloud to class - student oral reading periods - shared reading - sustained silent reading

8. Writing

9. Follow the child

10. Discrepant event - question - inquiry

11. Music

12. What a government is and does - values of American democracy - role of Constitution - relationship of US to other nations - responsibilities of US citizen

13. Understanding that sounds are related to written words

14. Meaningful context - acceptance of all learners - flexible structure - supportive classroom - integration - focused expectations - context skill development - collaboration and scaffolding - authentic assessments

15. Two - vowel combinations where both vowels are heard - but not quite making their usual sounds because of the blending - i.e. - oy in TOY.

16. Art

17. Knowing the basic concepts about written words

18. Informal measurement based on observation of student work or performance

19. Study of social - political - and cultural values and their impact on scientific research and techological innovation as well as society - politics and culture as a whole

20. The history or study of words.

21. Involves the ability to: research & explore - question & analyze - and make changes to both lessons and curriculum based on learning results experienced in the classroom.

22. Teaching them know how to learn on their own based on their prior knowledge

23. Map skills and spatial organization of the world - places and regions of the world - physical and human systems - environment and society - uses of geography

24. Face to face conversation

25. Discovery learning and constructivism

26. Utilize primary sources - incorporate fiction - use of timelines

27. Models or visual examples of the information

28. Sound games - syllable clapping - rhyming songs - poems - jokes and silly rhythms - pictures in books

29. Credited with coining the Multiple Intelligences Theory which is a pluralized way of understanding the intellect. Researchers believe that each person's level of intelligence is made up of autonomous faculties that can work individually or in concert

30. There is a connection between language function and neural anatomy - focusing on the right and left hemisphere. There is a focus of specific aspects of SLA: age differences;fossilization;pattern practice in classroom SLA.

31. Individual's basic understanding of numbers and operations and how to apply this knowledge to solve dilemmas and make decisions about mathematical problems and concepts

32. Understand basic economic concepts and issues - recite economic facts about the US - explain historical events from economic perspective - trace historical economic patterns - compare economic systems - make decisions and realize decisions affect sel

33. Context embedded

34. Congitively undemanding

35. Learners find it easier to to acquire patterns that confrom to linguistic universals than those that do not.

36. Work with units and tens - learning place value strategies

37. Uses symbols from the alphabet but no knowledge of letter - sound correspondence

38. Aerobic and basic skills - recreation activities and formal sports - cardiovascular activities

39. The smallest unit of language that has meaning and may be a part of a word

40. Zone of proximal development

41. Events are formed by human perceptions of places and regions - events of past provide insights into climate - resources - ecosystems - and migration of humans - why certain events happened a certain way

42. Equity - curriculum - teaching - learning - assessment - technology

43. Begins to understand letter - sound correspondence

44. Precommunicative - semiphonetic - phonetic - transitional - correct

45. Print concepts - letter knowledge - alphabetic principle

46. Theory of moral development

47. The joining of two or more consonant sounds - represented by letters that begins a word without losing the identity of the sounds - such as /bl/ in black - the joining of the first consonant and vowel sounds in a word - such as /b/ and /a/ in baby. T

48. Determines student's ability to learn in a certain situation

49. Quadrant of comprehensible input

50. Refers to the learner's ability to draw on his or her interlanguage system during communication