news iconBook Launch: October 27 - 30 AASL 15th National Conference & Exhibition in Minneapolis, MN


The authors all appeared at the Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc. booth at AASL where they signed books for the newly released Teaching for Inquiry: Engaging the Learner Within.


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Authors also made other presentations at the conference.


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Answers for Chapter 5 Assessing Your Learning

 Graphic image of head with gears  


Question 1: What is one way to differentiate instruction? [Remember]

Answer: Through resources, through inquiry questions based on student interest, through instruction targeted to student needs. 


Question 2: How much time should you provide students to answer a question? [Remember]

Answer: At least 3 - 5 seconds


Question 3: After a lesson on databases, a group of 11th graders is asked to find resources on 20th century southeast Asia using the History Database is an example of: [Understand]

  • Discussion method
  • Practice activity
  • Brainstorming
  • Game design

Answer: Practice acitivity


Question 4: How does outcome-based evaluation differ from traditional evaluation? [Analyze]

Answer: Outcome-based evaluation focuses on measuring outputs (e.g., skills learned); traditional evaluation focuses more on inputs (e.g., number of computers available). 


Question 5: Which of the following is not a Web 2.0 technology? [Understand]

  • Wiki
  • Social network
  • Podcast
  • Spreadsheet

 Answer: Spreadsheet


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