To Teach: The Journey of a Teacher Test | Final Test - Easy

Bill Ayers
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who founded the Workshop Center at City College in New York?
(a) Joan Cenedella.
(b) Lillian Weber.
(c) John Holt.
(d) Alice Jefferson.

2. Which group of people are naturally curious about their world they inhabit?
(a) Administrators.
(b) Parents.
(c) Teachers.
(d) Children.

3. What, as suggested by Ayers, is a matter of solidarity between subjects and human beings?
(a) Friendship.
(b) Linking consciousness to conduct.
(c) Learning from experience.
(d) Finding allies.

4. What city is La Escuela Fratney located?
(a) Detroit, Michigan.
(b) Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
(c) Greenbay, Wisconsin.
(d) Flint, Michigan.

5. What level of teachers needed to visit and revisit the regular curriculum question regularly?
(a) College teachers.
(b) Elementary school teachers.
(c) Middle school teachers.
(d) High school teachers.

6. What does great teaching demand according to Ayers?
(a) Unique perspectives.
(b) An openness to something new.
(c) An close-mind.
(d) An openness to standardized testing.

7. What did Ayers take away from a seven year old in the lunch room at P.S. 269?
(a) Scissors.
(b) A metal pipe.
(c) A knife.
(d) A gun.

8. Who noted that experience and education were not the same thing?
(a) Dewey.
(b) Addams.
(c) Stanislavsky.
(d) Rilke.

9. Who was critically injured in a mountain climbing accident and struggled to walk?
(a) Malik.
(b) Andrew.
(c) David.
(d) John.

10. Who was a beekeeper that often learned from the bees?
(a) Alice Jefferson.
(b) Lillian Weber.
(c) John Holt.
(d) Sue Hubbell.

11. What did Ayers state is required for "greatness in teaching"?
(a) An encounter with autobiography.
(b) Learning.
(c) A great teacher trainer.
(d) A developed curriculum.

12. What was the most recent standardized test Ayers took?
(a) Basic Skills Test.
(b) PSAE.
(c) ACT.
(d) GRE.

13. Ayers suggests that _____________ tears down walls?
(a) Good speaking.
(b) Education.
(c) Learning.
(d) Teaching.

14. According to Ayers, what consumes millions and millions of education dollars?
(a) The testing industry.
(b) Successful school districts.
(c) Textbook companies.
(d) Failing school districts.

15. According to Ayers, what are standardized tests?
(a) Bad.
(b) Good.
(c) Excellent.
(d) A great measurement tool.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Ayers feel about standardized tests?

2. In Chapter 4, "Building Bridges," what instrument did Bear play?

3. How do students often meet the curriculum as suggested by Ayers?

4. Who founded the Hull House?

5. What is a set of techniques and directions to be mastered discussed in Chapter 7, "The Mystery of Teaching"?

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