What is great about the Common Core Standards is that they allow exploration of

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"What is great about the Common Core Standards is that they allow exploration of content in-depth, just like other countries that are successful on international achievement tests. Perhaps the Common Core Standards will allow our students to become more competitive on these tests, tooAndrew is a student in the class Rebecca teaches. While Andrew is not in the lowest percentile ofthe class, he isn't in the highest, either. In fact, Andrew could go either way in terms of passing orfailing. Rebecca will spendthe most amount of time on him because he is a "bubble kidTextbook adoption statesare common in the southAdvantages of the statewide textbook adoption process include all of the following benefits EXCEPTmore options for teachers at the local levelThe phenomenon represented by the test-tampering scandal in Atlanta, Georgia, is most closely associated withCambells lawA textbook covers twentieth-century U.S. history without mentioning the continuing struggle for civil rights; and pictures throughout the text portray only harmonious race relations. This is an example of bias calledunrealityWhich of the following is NOT a reason that standardized tests are popular?They can accurately measure teacher performanceLisa, Paul, and Jay were given an assignment at the end of their first unit in Spanish I. They wereto prepare and act out a skit where they were to assume the roles of students visiting Argentina for Spring Break. They were to enter into a restaurant order a meal, and pay for the meal, all in Spanish. The students knew they were being evaluated on how they performed these tasks, so they took care to do a good job. This sort of task is an example ofauthentic assessment.According to survey information on the subject of teaching creationism, evolution, or intelligent design in schools, a large segment of the public feels thatstudents should be exposed to competing theories in schools
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Which constitutional amendment is at the heart of the controversies surrounding intelligent design, creationism, and evolution1'st amendmentResearch indicates that the frequency of self-censorshipis virtually impossible to traceA scientific "theory," such as the theory of evolution, isa thoroughly tested belief unlikely to change."Intelligent design"credits an unnamed intelligence for aspects of nature unexplained by scienceThe main point of the "saber-tooth curriculum" is thatslavish devotion to the content of past times can result in a curriculum obsolete in the face of contemporary realities.Which of the following comments is most likely to be made by an opponent of censorship"I really feel that, while schools should protect children from blatantly inappropriate ideas, 'inappropriate' is a pretty subjective term."The next major trend in educational technology appears to be the implementation ofhybrid coursesNew conceptualizations of intelligence view it as changeable and somewhat controllable. This idea of intelligence is referred to asincremental theoryJean is a student in your class. She is very aware of how she feels emotionally, and has a clear idea of her strengths and her limitations. She uses her sense of self as a key resource as she
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