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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.

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above.
    Explanation
    Change agents are individuals who facilitate and drive organizational change. They need to involve all people affected by the change to ensure its success. They also require a high level of soft skills or emotional intelligence to navigate through resistance and conflicts that may arise during the change process. Effective communication and the ability to consider others' opinions are crucial for change agents to gain buy-in and support from stakeholders. Additionally, change agents need to foster a shared vision among all involved parties to align everyone towards the desired change. Therefore, all of the given statements about change agents being true is the correct answer.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Growth and continuous self-renewal.
    Explanation
    Learning Communities are concerned with growth and continuous self-renewal. This means that they prioritize the development and expansion of knowledge and skills, as well as the ongoing process of improving and adapting to new challenges and opportunities. Rather than focusing on competition or risk aversion, learning communities emphasize the importance of personal and collective growth, as well as the continuous pursuit of self-improvement and innovation. By fostering a culture of growth and continuous self-renewal, learning communities can create an environment that supports and encourages lifelong learning and development.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Curriculum alignment
    Explanation
    Curriculum alignment refers to the process of ensuring that the written curriculum (what is planned to be taught), the taught curriculum (what is actually taught), and the tested curriculum (what is assessed) are closely aligned or congruent. This means that the content, skills, and objectives taught in the classroom are consistent with what is outlined in the curriculum documents and what is assessed in tests or exams. By aligning these three components, educators can ensure that students are receiving a consistent and cohesive educational experience.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Curriculum assessment
    Explanation
    Curriculum assessment refers to the process of evaluating the effectiveness and quality of a program, field, or course of study. It involves assessing various aspects such as the content, teaching methods, learning outcomes, and student performance. This evaluation helps educators and administrators make informed decisions about the curriculum, identify areas for improvement, and ensure that the educational goals are being met. By assessing the curriculum, educators can determine if it is meeting the needs of students, if adjustments are necessary, and if it aligns with educational standards and objectives.

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  • 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.

    Correct Answer
    A. Allocate responsibilities (appoint a task force/committee).
    Explanation
    In order to align the curriculum, the first step is to allocate responsibilities by appointing a task force or committee. This is important because it ensures that there is a dedicated group of individuals who will be responsible for overseeing the alignment process. By appointing a task force or committee, there will be clear roles and responsibilities assigned to different members, which will help in streamlining the alignment process and ensuring that it is carried out effectively.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. An eclectic approach
    Explanation
    An eclectic approach is recommended in curriculum evaluation because it allows for a combination of different methods, theories, and approaches to be used. This approach recognizes that no single model or theory can fully capture the complexity of curriculum evaluation. By drawing on a variety of perspectives and methods, educators can gain a more comprehensive understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of a curriculum, leading to more effective evaluation and improvement.

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  • 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.

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above.
    Explanation
    The current curricular trends in English include a greater emphasis on pre-writing and revision rather than just focusing on the final product. There is also a shift towards placing more importance on critical thinking and encouraging diverse types of writing. Additionally, there is a growing interest in integrating the English language arts with other subjects. Lastly, there is a greater focus on students' creative and personal response to literature rather than solely focusing on their interpretive and evaluative skills. Therefore, the correct answer is all of the above.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    The current trends in reading include having teachers read a wide variety of literature aloud to their classes, helping students associate reading with pleasure through various means such as cozy chairs, parent involvement, and games, supporting the development of a library of specially recorded books, and having students become familiar with a wide variety of reading methods. All of these practices are considered important in promoting a love for reading, improving reading skills, and creating a positive reading environment.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    E. A and B only
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A and B only. This means that the current trends in Mathematics include the involvement of the NCTM and high expectations and strong support for all students. This implies that there is a focus on involving the NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) in shaping the direction of mathematics education and promoting equity in education by setting high expectations for all students and providing them with strong support. The answer excludes the option of more focus on rote memorization of procedures and less cultivation of conceptual knowledge, indicating that this is not a current trend in Mathematics.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    The curricular trends that transcend a single discipline include using writing to learn, improving thinking skills, speaking and listening, and integration of technology. These trends are not limited to any specific subject and can be applied across various disciplines. Using writing to learn helps students to better understand and retain information, while improving thinking skills enhances critical and analytical thinking abilities. Speaking and listening skills are essential for effective communication. Integration of technology allows for the incorporation of digital tools and resources to enhance learning experiences. Therefore, the correct answer is "all of the above."

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Individualizing Curriculum
    Explanation
    The correct answer is individualizing curriculum because it aligns with the description provided in the question. Individualizing curriculum refers to creating personalized programs that cater to the unique needs and preferences of each student. It involves promoting student choice, integrating curriculum, differentiating instruction, and encouraging self-assessment. By individualizing the curriculum, students are deeply engaged in their learning process, which enhances their educational experience.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. What, how
    Explanation
    Curriculum tells us what to teach, providing a framework of subjects and topics that need to be covered. On the other hand, differentiation tells us how to teach, offering strategies and techniques to tailor instruction to meet the diverse needs and abilities of students.

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  • 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.

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "all of the above". This means that all of the mentioned models - the Adaptive Learning Model, Cooperative Learning Model, Learning-Styles Model, Mastery-Learning Model, and Computer-Based Model - are current adaptive approaches.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    Individualizing curriculum refers to the practice of tailoring educational content and strategies to meet the unique needs and abilities of each student. This can be achieved through various approaches such as adaptive models, which use technology to personalize learning; special curricula designed for gifted students, which may involve compacting or accelerating the curriculum; strategies like Response to Intervention (RTI) for supporting challenged learners; and bilingual education for students who are learning English as a second language. Therefore, the correct answer is "all of the above" as it encompasses all the mentioned approaches for individualizing curriculum.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. The federal government
    Explanation
    Since the 1970s, the federal government has been playing a larger role in curriculum development compared to other entities such as the state government and professional organizations. This increased involvement may be due to various factors such as the passage of federal education laws, the need for standardized education across states, and the desire for a more centralized approach to curriculum development.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Accountability and standardized testing.
    Explanation
    The current wave of curriculum development is mostly concerned with accountability and standardized testing. This means that there is a strong emphasis on measuring student performance and holding schools and teachers accountable for their students' results. Standardized testing is used as a tool to assess students' knowledge and skills, and to compare their performance with that of their peers. This focus on accountability and standardized testing aims to ensure that students are meeting certain educational standards and that schools are providing quality education.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above.
    Explanation
    Professional organizations have played a significant role in the curriculum development process. Firstly, they have ensured a global perspective in education by promoting the inclusion of diverse perspectives, cultures, and ideas in the curriculum. Secondly, these organizations have acted as a conduit for sharing teaching practices, allowing educators to learn from each other and implement effective strategies in their classrooms. Lastly, professional organizations have exercised their power at different levels, including national, state, and local, to advocate for changes and improvements in the curriculum. Therefore, the correct answer is "all of the above."

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  • 18. 

    The _____________________________ is the curriculum.

    • A.

      Textbook

    • B.

      Principal

    • C.

      Teacher

    • D.

      Curriculum binder

    Correct Answer
    C. Teacher
    Explanation
    The teacher is responsible for delivering the curriculum to the students. They use various resources, including textbooks, to teach the content. However, the teacher plays a more significant role in planning and implementing the curriculum, adapting it to the needs of their students, and assessing their progress. The textbook is just one tool that the teacher may use to support their instruction.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. An active
    Explanation
    Today's elementary school principals are taking an active role in curriculum leadership. This means that they are actively involved in the development and implementation of the curriculum in their schools. They are not just passive observers, but rather they play a proactive and hands-on role in shaping the curriculum to meet the needs of their students. Their active involvement ensures that the curriculum is relevant, effective, and aligned with the goals and objectives of the school.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. The curriculum
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the curriculum because the curriculum refers to the plans made for guiding learning in schools. It includes the content, objectives, and methods of instruction for each subject or grade level. These plans are typically represented in retrievable documents of several levels of generality, such as course outlines, unit plans, and lesson plans. The hidden curriculum refers to the unintended lessons or values that students learn through the school culture and environment, while a lesson plan is a specific plan for teaching a particular lesson.

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