What is Curriculum Planning?


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Why is curriculum planning important?

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1. When it comes to curriculum planning, what is backward design?

2. Which of the following is the BEST example of a sensible 'big question' for curriculum planning?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Evaluate your ability to understand curriculum planning with the quiz and worksheet. The quiz will test you on what to do if plans fall through, and the importance of incorporating learning and development into the curriculum.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • Backward design
  • What to do if plans fall through
  • Importance of curriculum planning
  • Significance of incorporating learning and development into the curriculum
  • Example of a 'big question' for curriculum planning

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related educational psychology lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the definition of backward design
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the importance of planning a curriculum

Additional Learning

To review information about planning curricula, read through the short lesson titled What is Curriculum Planning? These objectives can be found in the lesson:

  • Recall the definition of curriculum
  • Learn what 'big questions' are and how they contribute to curriculum planning
  • Understand other concepts that relate to planning curricula