Quiz: How Well Do You Actually Know Teacher Slang?


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Teaching terms and phrases, teaching slang, teacher lifestyle. Quiz/ test on teacher and professor words.

 Aug 22, 2016
1 of 10Pick your answer!
If you're using "benchmarks" in class, what are you doing?
Looking at performance standards to gauge a student's progress
Putting student who are acting up to the side of the class
Shaming students who perform badly in front of the entire class
2 of 10Pick your answer!
If you regularly practice "probing" in class, what are you doing?
Attempting to get the class to settle down
Using a specific method of teaching mathematics
Using a series of statements or questions to get a student to elaborate
3 of 10Pick your answer!
"Meta-cognition" is ______________.
A student with a bad attitude
The ability to reflect on one's own thinking and learning
a psychology class
4 of 10Pick your answer!
What are "realia"?
Students who are always honest
Three dimensional objects to help teach
5 of 10Pick your answer!
If your students ask for a "rubric", what do they want?
Parent teacher conferences
A test in gym class
A document that demonstrates the various levels of performance possible
6 of 10Pick your answer!
What is "wait time"?
The time it takes before you get your degree
The time between asking a question and soliciting a response
The time a child must wait in their lunch line
7 of 10Pick your answer!
A "bibliography" is ____________.
A method of teaching involving recognition and support
A listing of citations for a piece
A website of communication for teachers
8 of 10Pick your answer!
If you strongly believe in "intrinsic motivation", what do you support?
Motivating students by offering them candy
Motivation that comes from within
Allowing students to get deadlines extended
9 of 10Pick your answer!
An "aptitude test" is ________________.
another name for an essay test
a physical ability test
a standardized test designed to assess a student's potential
10 of 10Pick your answer!
If you work at a "charter school", what type of school are you at?
A school where students teach their teachers
A school that only teaches math
A school operated as a for-profit enterprise
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