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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What type of questions make up the majority of the standardized test?
(b) Essay questions.
(c) Short answer questions.
(d) Multiple choice questions.
2. What was the most recent standardized test Ayers took?
(d) Basic Skills Test.
3. Who was critically injured in a mountain climbing accident and struggled to walk?
4. What did Ayers take away from a seven year old in the lunch room at P.S. 269?
(a) A metal pipe.
(b) A knife.
(d) A gun.
5. What level of teachers needed to visit and revisit the regular curriculum question regularly?
(a) College teachers.
(b) Middle school teachers.
(c) Elementary school teachers.
(d) High school teachers.
6. What does Ayers suggest is a highly personal and an intensely intimate encounter?
7. What did Ayers suggest should be the center of knowledge?
(b) Standardized tests.
(c) The child and the classroom.
8. What do many teachers, according to Ayers, keep in a file cabinet or shelf that became part of a "museum"?
(a) Tape recordings.
(b) Anecdotal records.
(d) Student work.
9. Who believed that "human beings spent their lives weaving webs of significance"?
(a) Lisa Delpit.
(b) Gomer Pyle.
(c) Gilbert Ryle.
(d) June Jordan.
10. Who was a beekeeper that often learned from the bees?
(a) Sue Hubbell.
(b) Lillian Weber.
(c) Alice Jefferson.
(d) John Holt.
11. What, as suggested by Ayers, is a matter of solidarity between subjects and human beings?
(a) Finding allies.
(c) Learning from experience.
(d) Linking consciousness to conduct.
12. How do students often meet the curriculum as suggested by Ayers?
(b) With excitiment.
(d) With indifference.
13. Ayers points out that __________________________________ is the most powerful predictor of how a child will do on a test.
(a) Past education experiences.
(b) Educational background of the parents.
(c) Educational background of the teachers.
(d) School funding.
14. What did Ayers state is required for "greatness in teaching"?
(b) A developed curriculum.
(c) An encounter with autobiography.
(d) A great teacher trainer.
15. According to Ayers in Chapter 4, "Building Bridges," what was the "work of life"?
Short Answer Questions
1. Ayers suggests that _____________ tears down walls?
2. What is a sophisticated and complex cognitive process as suggested in Chapter 5, "Liberating the Curriculum"?
3. What is an important window into a child and an essential part of any bridge's blueprint suggested by Ayers?
4. According to Ayers, what are standardized tests?
5. How old was Zayd when the transformation of child to adult began?
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