addressing bias intelligence testing

Daniel, an eight-year-old child from a poor, inner-city neighborhood, is given a traditional IQ test.  One section of the IQ test involves defining various words.  “Yacht” is one of the words that Daniel is asked to define. 

 

Briefly discuss why the test administrator should be cautious when interpreting Daniel’s performance on this test. 

 

How does the triarchic theory potentially counter this bias?

 

Develop and share three questions, one for each component of the triarchic theory (analytic, creative, and practical), that would provide a more accurate representation of Daniel’s intelligence.

 

 

FOR THE LAST QUESTION HERE IS AN EXAMPLE OF WHAT IT SHOULD LOOK LIKE:

Develop and share three questions, one for each component of the triarchic theory (analytic, creative, and practical), that would provide a more accurate representation of Daniel’s intelligence.

 

Analytic: Jet is to aircraft as yacht is to _____?

A)    Water
B)    Float
C)    A vessel for living or sailing

Creative:  Write a short story titled, “My Home on the Water: My New Yacht”. Answer these questions as you write your story: What did you name your yacht? What is included on your yacht, such as a bedroom or pool? Where would you like to travel on your yacht?

Practical: Your sister wants to live on a vessel. What do you think she will buy?

A)    A boat
B)    A ship
C)    A yacht

 

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