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Bill Ayers
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. In what publication did Bernardina and Zayd read coverage of the Central Park rape?
(a) The Washington Post.
(b) The Chicago Tribune.
(c) The Chicago Sun Times.
(d) The New York Times.

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

4. What is the root word for evaluation discussed in Chapter 6, "Keeping Track"?
(a) Value.
(b) Assessment.
(c) Eval.
(d) Test.

5. How many intercom interruptions occurred in the first four hours at P.S. 269?
(a) Two.
(b) Six.
(c) Seven.
(d) Four.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do many teachers, according to Ayers, keep in a file cabinet or shelf that became part of a "museum"?

2. What is an important window into a child and an essential part of any bridge's blueprint suggested by Ayers?

3. What did Ayers consider people were when people, no matter how professional, were given the power to set a standard?

4. What allows teachers to see what students are up to while asking them to do the work themselves?

5. What does Ayers suggest that teachers have to be if they do not want to lose their capacity for renewal and growth?

Short Essay Questions

1. According to Ayers, what are good schools?

2. What does Ayers believe the fundamental curriculum question is?

3. In Chapter 7, "The Mystery of Teaching," what problems occurred when teachers tried to implement a new idea every day?

4. What are Ayers's feelings on standardized tests?

5. According to Ayers, how do teachers become students to their students?

6. What did Ayers mean when he linked "consciousness to conduct"?

7. According to Ayers, what does culture include?

8. In Chapter 4, "Building Bridges," describe Zayd's "coming of age" discoveries.

9. Describe Ayers's quest in teaching.

10. Explain the themes of Fratney described by Ayers.

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