MEFS Certification Quiz
Campus Name (if applicable)
Are you this school's MEFS point person?
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1) During the MEFS, the child is at trial 3 within part A. The child needs to go to the bathroom, but has already gone before the task because you remembered to ask. What is the best response?
"Can we do a few more and then take a break?" Attempt through part B if possible.
"Can we do a few more and take a break?" Finish part A, and go to the bathroom.
Go to the bathroom immediately.
Ignore the child and finish the task.
2) During the MEFS, the child points to where the card goes but will not drag it to the box. What is the best response?
Show the child how to drag the card to the box he indicated with your own finger, and then encourage the child to drag the cards himself for the next trials.
Sort the card for the child.
Insist that the child drag the card himself for this trial.
Take the child's hand and use his finger to drag the card.
3) Partway through level 5, the child tells you she's being silly on purpose. What is the best response?
Restart the task and tell her you need to play by the correct rules.
Say, "We need to play by the rules I'm telling you right now, we can talk about different way to play later." Continue the task even if the child plays incorrectly and note it.
Say nothing, but note in the Comment box that the child said she was playing silly.
Stop the task.
4) The child has been bouncing in his chair throughout the last task and seems very distracted. What is a good option?
Offer to let the child take a break.
Take a moment to "shake his sillies out" and allow the child to jump around a little between tasks.
Continue all tasks and finish as quickly as possible.
Provide continuous reminders that he needs to pay attention throughout the rest of the tasks.
5) The child continually asks if she is correct on the task. What is a good option?
Run through the tasks in a more engaging way. Add in a silly voice or have them use a stuffed animal to help them forget about whether or not they are correct.
Continue through the tasks as usual.
Remind the child that some tasks are easy and some are hard, but that's ok. Tell him/her you want to know what he/she thinks about the answers.
6) The child seems extremely sleepy and unable to complete all the tasks. What is the best option?
Stop the tasks for today and find another time to continue testing the child if possible.
Run through all the tasks anyway.
Stop the tasks; consider this child untestable.
Ask the child what they would like to do after the testing session and promise that they can engage in that activity as soon as they are done with the task(s).
7) The child requires their parent or teacher to be in the room. What is the best option?
Child on adult's lap
Adult sitting behind child and watching
Adult doing work and sitting behind child
Child seated next to adult
8) The child you are testing is clearly very bright. You know the child should start at Level 3 based on age, but it's obvious the child will do well on Level 3 and it might be a waste of time. What is the best option?
Start the child on a slightly harder level, most likely level 4, to save everyone time and keep the child engaged.
Ignore your intuition and start the task where the app recommends you start.
Start the child on a much harder level, say level 5. Worst case scenario you just go back a few levels after he/she fails, after all you'll still get the desired results.
9) The child is apprehensive when playing the game. To encourage the child to keep going, you do the following:
Give the child lots of praise, even in between trials.
Offer as many breaks as needed so the child can see mom/dad or teacher in the other room. A happy child means good data.
Remain neutral through test trials, but offer praise in between levels to keep them engaged.
10) The app won't start even though you KNOW you are typing in the correct credentials. You should first do the following:
Something must be wrong with the app. Send the child and parent home or back to the classroom. Then contact Reflection Sciences to see when it will be back up and running.
Check the internet connection.
Restart the iPad and make sure to reconnect to WiFi.
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