Curriculum III: Trivia Questions! Quiz

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Curriculum III: Trivia Questions! Quiz

What do you know about curriculum III? For this quiz, you must understand change agents, the first step in curriculum alignment, what is to be used in curriculum evaluation, the importance of having students develop a wide variety of reading methods, and what curricular trends are presented no matter what discipline. This quiz will show you what curriculum III has to offer. Make sure to take your certificate once you have completed the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following about change agents is true?
    • A. 

      Need to get all people affected by the change involved

    • B. 

      Need a high level of soft skills or emotional intelligence

    • C. 

      Ability to communicate and take into account others' opinions

    • D. 

      Need to garner a shared vision by all involved

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 2. 
    (Complete the statement with the best phrase)  Learning Communities are concerned with
    • A. 

      Competition and continuos self-renewal.

    • B. 

      Risk and reward.

    • C. 

      Growth and reward.

    • D. 

      Growth and continuous self-renewal.

    • E. 

      Risk aversion and reward maximization

  • 3. 
    It is the process of ensuring that the written, the taught, and the tested curricula are closely congruent.
    • A. 

      Curriculum evaluation

    • B. 

      Curriculum compilation

    • C. 

      Curriculum alignment

    • D. 

      Curriculum assessment

    • E. 

      Curriculum integration

  • 4. 
    This is the assessment of the merit of a program of studies, a field of study, or a course of study.
    • A. 

      Curriculum evaluation

    • B. 

      Curriculum compilation

    • C. 

      Curriculum alignment

    • D. 

      Curriculum assessment

    • E. 

      Curriculum integration

  • 5. 
    The first step in curriculum alignment is to:
    • A. 

      Allocate responsibilities (appoint a task force/committee).

    • B. 

      Identify mastery objectives.

    • C. 

      Develop curriculum-based tests.

    • D. 

      Check instructional materials (text) and develop planning aids.

    • E. 

      Evaluate the alignment project.

  • 6. 
    It is recommended to use ___________________in curriculum evaluation.
    • A. 

      Tyler's Objectives-Centered Model

    • B. 

      Stake's Responsive Model

    • C. 

      An eclectic approach

    • D. 

      A singular-focused approach

  • 7. 
    Current curricular trends in English include:
    • A. 

      More focus on pre-writing and revision vs. the final product.

    • B. 

      More focus on critical thinking and diverse type of writing.

    • C. 

      More interest in integrating the English language arts.

    • D. 

      More focus on students' creative and personal response to literature vs. their interpretive/evaluative skills.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 8. 
    Current trends in Reading include:
    • A. 

      Having teachers read a wide variety of literature aloud to their classes.

    • B. 

      Having teachers help students associate reading with pleasure (cozy chairs, laying on the carpet, parent involvement, student choice, work with peers, games, etc).

    • C. 

      Supporting the development of a library of specially recorded books.

    • D. 

      Having students becoming familar with a wide variety of reading methods.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Current trends in Mathematics include:
    • A. 

      Involvement of the NCTM.

    • B. 

      High expectations and strong support for all students (equity principle).

    • C. 

      More focus on rote memorization of procedures and less cultivation of conceptual knowledge.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and B only

  • 10. 
    Curricular trends that transcend a single discipline include:
    • A. 

      Using writing to learn.

    • B. 

      Improving thinking skills.

    • C. 

      Speaking and listening.

    • D. 

      Integration of technology.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    This involves those individualized programs that promote student choice, curriculum integration, differentiated learning, and self-assessments that engage students deeply in learning. 
    • A. 

      Least Restrictive Environment

    • B. 

      Discrepency Model

    • C. 

      Cooperative Learning

    • D. 

      Individualizing Curriculum

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Curriculum tells us _______________ to teach and differentiation tells us _____________ to teach.
    • A. 

      Who, when

    • B. 

      Where, who

    • C. 

      What, how

    • D. 

      How, when

    • E. 

      What, when

  • 13. 
    Current adaptive approaches include the Adaptive Learning Model, Cooperative Learning Model, and
    • A. 

      Learning-Styles Model

    • B. 

      Mastery-Learning Model

    • C. 

      Computer-Based Model

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and B only.

  • 14. 
    Individualizing currculum includes:
    • A. 

      Adaptve models (see previous question).

    • B. 

      Gifted (Compacting, Acceleration, Brain-Based, Discovery, special curricula).

    • C. 

      Challenged learners (RTI, specal curricula).

    • D. 

      Bilingual education.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    More than all others, the role of ___________________________ in curriculum development has been increasing since the 1970's.
    • A. 

      The federal government

    • B. 

      The state government

    • C. 

      Professional organizations

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    The current wave of curriculum development is mostly concerned with:
    • A. 

      Students learning democratic values.

    • B. 

      Accountability and standardized testing.

    • C. 

      Preparing students to succeed in trade schools.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Professional organizations have served in the curriculum development process by:
    • A. 

      Ensuring a global perspective in education.

    • B. 

      Acting as a conduit for sharing teaching practices.

    • C. 

      Exercising their power at the national, state, and local levels.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    The _____________________________ is the curriculum.
    • A. 

      Textbook

    • B. 

      Principal

    • C. 

      Teacher

    • D. 

      Curriculum binder

  • 19. 
    Today's school leaders partcipation in curriculum development between schools.  However, today's elementary school principals are taking ___________________________ role in curriculum leadership.
    • A. 

      A less active

    • B. 

      An active

    • C. 

      A passive

    • D. 

      Over-zealous

  • 20. 
    The plans made for guiding learning in the schools, usually represented in retrevable documents of several levels of generality. 
    • A. 

      The hidden curriculum

    • B. 

      The lesson plan

    • C. 

      The curriculum

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

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