Do You Know Curriculum?

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Curriculum Quizzes & Trivia

Curriculum for Childhood Studies at PSU.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Progressive Education is...
    • A. 

      Learning through tests

    • B. 

      Scientific education

    • C. 

      Learning by doing

    • D. 

      Religious education

  • 2. 
    America "fell behind" Russia in the Race into Space and wanted to strengthen education in the subject areas:  _________ & _________.
    • A. 

      Science & math

    • B. 

      Science & english

    • C. 

      Math & english

    • D. 

      History & science

  • 3. 
    What is the present day reform movement?
    • A. 

      No Child Left Behind

    • B. 

      Hands-On Movement

    • C. 

      Questioning options

    • D. 

      Back to the basics

  • 4. 
    What are two of the four main curriculum influences?
    • A. 

      Textbook selection & teachers

    • B. 

      Technology & diversity

    • C. 

      Parents & police

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Multicultural Education

    • B. 

      Eurocentric Curriculum

    • C. 

      Phonics Instruction

    • D. 

      Six-Trait Writing Process

  • 6. 
    The elementary science curriculum typically focuses on helping children understand....
    • A. 

      The world around them

    • B. 

      How they grow

    • C. 

      Textbook information

  • 7. 
    The main purpose of the social studies curriculum is to understand....
    • A. 

      The relationship between sexes

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      People and their interactions with one another

    • D. 

      The relationship between humans and animals

  • 8. 
    Historically, K-12 mathematics curriculum consisted of two main components. Which is one of them?
    • A. 

      Teaching students how to use money at Wal-Mart

    • B. 

      Teaching students the computational skills they need to solve math problems

    • C. 

      Teaching students how to find grade averages

    • D. 

      Teaching students how to do worksheets effectively

  • 9. 
    Beginning in the 1960's, more effort has been made to help students better understand the ________ of the discipline
    • A. 

      Difficulty

    • B. 

      Stuff

    • C. 

      Advancement

    • D. 

      Structure

  • 10. 
    Questioning Curriculum Options is..
    • A. 

      Where students should question everything

    • B. 

      Based on the interests of students

    • C. 

      Where students learn to answer questions correctly

    • D. 

      Students are questions

  • 11. 
    Two traits of the The 6-Trait writing process are:
    • A. 

      Ideas & Paragraphs

    • B. 

      Punctuation & Paragraphs

    • C. 

      Voice & Convention

    • D. 

      Ideas & Books

  • 12. 
    What is the process of helping children construct reading and writing understandings from meaningful literary activities called?
    • A. 

      Back to the Basics Reading

    • B. 

      School

    • C. 

      Reading above a fourth-grade level

    • D. 

      Whole Language Learning