Question 44: Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks. 21st century teachers need to serve as a guide or mentor for their students, not as the all- knowing sage providing them with everything they need. Nowadays, with so much access (1)______ resources of all kinds, children invariably know more than teachers on different topics, step ahead of the technology. Teachers need to be empowered as facilitators for learning, so that they can empower their students in (2)______. This shift is great news for teachers. Instead of struggling to give kids all the information in areas (3)______ they know little about, teachers can support students as they make their own steps into different fields. It’s about preparing them to go beyond their seniors, providing they have the skills to do it, and assisting them along the way. (4)______, teachers need to be forward-thinking, curious and flexible. They must be learners: learning new teaching methods, and learning alongside their students. Simply asking questions like “What will my students need dozens of years from now?” or “How can I help give them those skills?” can change teachers’ (5)______, make them a leader, and bring about changes in the classroom, school and community. Simply asking questions like “What will my students need dozens of years from now?” or “How can I help give them those skills?” can change teachers’ (5)______, make them a leader, and bring about changes in the classroom, school and community.
knowledge : writing
Explanation: knowledge (n): knowledge
prejudice (n): bias; prejudice
mindset (n): thinking, thinking
judgment (n): evaluation, opinion