It's time to test what you've learned in this mini-course.
1: How often should you visit your child's classroom?
A. Once, prior to the start of the school year
B. Regularly throughout the year, in accordance with the teacher's schedule
C. Quarterly
D. At the end of the school year to assess your child's progress
2: A classroom set up to properly reduce background noise will exhibit all of the following EXCEPT:
A. A water feature
B. Closed doors and windows
C. Pads/tennis balls on the bottoms of chair legs
D. Carpeting on two-thirds of the floor
3: Which of the following techniques should the teacher use to ensure that the child is not missing out on information?
A. Repeat announcements made over the loudspeaker
B. Create and enforce a “no interrupting” rule
C. Repeat questions asked by other students back to the class
D. Use a signal to alert students that an announcement is about to be made
E. All of the above
4: Once you have completed your classroom observation you should:
A. Discuss your findings with parents of other students in the class
B. Talk to your child's teacher about what you observed, both positive and negative
C. Write a letter to the principal explaining your findings
D. Ask your child what he or she thinks the teacher is doing wrong
5: A meeting with school officials should:
A. Occur if you feel the need to change educational strategies to support your child
B. Highlight strategies that have worked with your child
C. Identify steps that should be taken in the future
D. Serve as a forum to make demands
E. A and C
F. A, B, and C