LET reviewee, don’t be discouraged by the long list of psychologists-theorists that have contributed to our understanding of the learning process and child and adolescent development. Just aim for the mastery of theorist-theory association and the basic terms and principles and items such as these will be no problem for you:
1. A teacher rewards a child for doing things correctly. This technique is called:
2. Based on Piaget’s theory, what should a teacher provide in the formal operational stage?
A. Games and other physical activities to develop motor skills
B. Learning activities that involve problems of classification and ordering
C. Stimulating environment with ample objects to play with
D. Activities for hypothesis formulation
3. Contrary to Freud’s concept that the primary motivation of human behavior is sexual in nature, Erikson’s is _________ in nature.
4. If one is asked to develop himself to the fullest, what need is s/he trying to satisfy according to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs?
A. Safety needs
B. Physiological needs
5. Teacher Wendell gives his students opportunities to be creative because of his conviction that much learning results from the need to express creativity. On which theory is Teacher Wendell’s conviction anchored?
Answers to DAY 8’s LET questions for principles of teaching:
1. A. Establish routines for all daily needs and tasks.
2. D. Reject a student’s response at once.
3. C. Use a microscope properly
4. D. Brainstorming
5. B. The higher the level of the question the longer the wait time.