Book Title
SuperVision and Instructional Leadership: A Developmental Approach (Allyn & Bacon Educational Leadership) 9th Edition

SED DS 96711

July 4, 2017
What does deprivatization of teaching look like in a school?
a. Teaching in your own classroom
b. Developing your skill and art in teaching
c. Visiting one another's classrooms for variety of reasons
d. All of the above
Step Seven delineates the final choices that the supervisor has described as the final
choices for the teacher to use in the classroom. Which supervisory behavior was used in
this step?
a. Standardizing
b. Directing
c. Presenting
d. All of these
Knowledge about adult learning has the following implications for instructional
supervision. Which of the following does not apply to this knowledge?
a. Differentiation instruction for student learning and performance
b. Foster teachers' critical thinking and multiple perspectives
c. Encourages independent approaches in classroom
d. Supports dialogue and collegial learning among teachers
Which of the following is accurate for an observation tool? The supervisor is
a. an active participant in the participant open-ended observation.
b. an observer in the detached open-ended narrative.
c. a recorder of evidence in the focused questionnaire observation.
d. all of the above.
Effects on sexual minority students is supporting through which of the following
a. Weiler (2003) " LGBT youth hide their identity and deepens sense of confusion
b. Weiler (2003), Glimps (2005, Whelan (2006) " Frequent absences, less involvement,
and higher dropout rate
c. Van Wormer and McKinney (2003) " Engagement of high risk behaviors
d. All of these
Evaluation reports may provide the raw data, statistical treatment and evaluation
methods. What are the components of the evaluation report?
a. Recommendations
b. Results
c. Program description
d. Strengths of the program
Kierkegaard, Camus, and Sartre promoted the existential school of thought, which
supports that
a. beyond the individual there is only chaos.
b. human dignity and work are of great importance.
c. trial and error is essential to evaluate an outcome.
d. natural law is superior to all other laws.
A third " party review can offer an objective approach to assessment. Who would be
considered a reviewer?
a. Principal
b. District Superintendent
c. Department head from another content area
d. University consultant
Moral community enables people to contribute to a better society. What principles does
this community use?
a. Care
b. Wholeness
c. Individuality
d. Peace
When a problem area has been identified, which of the following strategies can be used
to foster equity for GLBT students?
a. Change curriculum by directly using inclusive literature that promotes positive role
b. Promote antibullying programs that educates students on respect for all
c. Appoint an adult advocate or team of advocates for sexual minorities
d. All of the above
Which of the following represents key concepts in the Education Change Theory?
a. Capacity-Commitment
b. Leadership-Evolutionary Planning
c. Problem Solving-Support
d. Coherence " Continuous Improvement
What are some examples of cultural differences that may cause clashes? Which of the
following illustrate these examples?
a. Understanding the differences in communication between dominant and minority
b. Communication styles are inferior and withdraw from classroom interactions
c. European Americans tend to favor episodic narratives rather than linear approach.
d. Some minority cultures prefer topic centered and linear narratives.
Green (1986) stated that there needs to be a "consensus on the need for stakeholder
participation." Who would be involved?
a. Team of faculty members
b. Central office personnel
c. Private consultants
d. Supervisor
Wiggins and McTighe (2011) created a curriculum-writing model, called
Understanding by design (UbD). Which of the following is found in this design?
a. Explain, Interpret
b. Apply, Shift perspective
c. Empathize, Self Assess
d. All of these
Experimentalism merged the following absolute concepts of morality, truth, and
knowledge during this period. Which of the following researchers were involved in this
a. Charles S. Pierce
b. William James
c. John Dewey
d. Richard Pratte
Which of the following approaches may be used if the teachers or group change in
situations? The developmental supervisor must follow the
a. guidelines for the levels of teacher expertise.
b. conditions outlined by the researchers.
c. adaptation of the supervisory behaviors to meet the group.
d. all of the above
Which of the following is included the pre-meeting planner for group meetings?
a. Who should attend the meeting?
b. Has the draft of the agenda been reviewed?
c. Have we analyzed the outcome?
d. Do we have a volunteer to record the minutes?
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 " Public Law 107-110 (2001) introduced the
federal guidelines over K-12 school curriculum for states. What were the outcomes for
this legislation?
a. State departments of education have become actively involved in curriculum
development at the district level. (250)
b. Competency tests for student promotion and graduation have been developed.
c. Curriculum specialists have written guides to be used for all districts.
d. All of the above
The individualized professional development revolves around the PDSA cycle. How is
PDSA defined?
a. Planning phase is gathering information on school effectiveness.
b. Acting phase is a analyzing artifacts with the teacher's supervisor
c. Studying phase is the implementation of goals for portfolios.
d. Doing phase is attending workshops, conferences, or seminars
Chaos theory has the following focus:
a. Exploration of the hidden order that exists within a chaotic system
b. Study of how self-organization emerges from chaos
c. Review the static features in an organization
d. All of the above
Educators respond to the systematic problems in U.S. society. How can schools
a. Understand that societal problems are outside their control
b. Focus on increasing the achievement of poor and racial/ethnic minority
c. Prepare the poor and racial/ethnic minority to overcome the barriers present in
d. All of the above
Fullan (2000) reveal that conflict is key to a productive group. How can a leader
encourage conflict and handle this to produce wise decisions?
a. Propose that the member express the opposite position.
b. State collectively the underlying value position(s).
c. Expedite the decision-making process.
d. All of these.
Martin and MacNeil (2007) discuss the classical organization theory, which emphasizes
efficiency and productivity. Which is not a characteristic of this type of theory?
a. Student work is based upon creativity and building social emotional learning.
b. Student is prepared for the work force
c. Students respond positively to this culture because their skills are used.
d. All of these
Congenial schools are characterized by the following:
a. Teachers use their own discretion in their teaching methods.
b. Teachers are relaxed in talking to students,
c. Cooperative relationships between teachers and administrators.
d. Administrators observe classrooms in a strict manner.
Which of the following is included in the development supervision?
a. Fostering teacher development
b. Applying the correct approach
c. Choosing the entry level supervisory approach that meets the needs of teachers
d. All of the above
The behaviors that are part of the nondirective continuum are as follows:
a. Listening
b. Directing
c. Negotiating
d. Problem solving
Teachers at a moderate developmental level exhibit which of the following
a. Generate possible solutions
b. Needs assistance examining all options
c. Collaborates in developing a comprehensive plan
d. All of the above
Which of the supervisory behaviors is depicted by this example, "This is how I see itI
What can be done is . . .?"
a. Negotiating
b. Problem Solving
c. Encouraging
d. Presenting
Which of the following evaluation questions would specifically deal with outcomes?
a. What evidence shows the increase in students' knowledge?
b. In what ways have the skills improved in the reading classes?
c. How has the students' attitudes been changed?
d. All of the above
Earl and Katz (2006) discuss how data gathering and analysis being essential to
systematic inquiry. How did they suggest that educators could become more
comfortable with data?
a. Use data as a human thinking activity
b. Use human thinking activity that draws on personal views
c. Captures and organizing ideas to formulate changes in practice
d. All of these
What are the principles of authentic curriculum, instruction, and assessment?
a. Use higher order thinking
b. Enhancing deep knowledge and interactions
c. Promoting reflective conversations between teachers and students
d. All of these
Supervisory beliefs are based upon
a. knowledge, human nature, and control.
b. curriculum content.
c. learning environment.
d. All of these
Alternative approaches to action research are called
a. Interpretive.
b. social action.
c. critical action.
d. all of the above
Which of the following aspects are incorporated in technical tasks?
a. Curriculum Development
b. Research on Effective Schools
c. Professional Learning Communities
d. Facilitation of School Change
Which of the following represents the continuum of collaborative behaviors?
a. Listening, Clarifying
b. Clarifying, Encouraging
c. Reflecting, Presenting
d. All of these