How to Select Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum

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What is developmentally appropriate curriculum?

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1. What should be considered when choosing developmentally appropriate curriculum?

2. What can teachers use to select developmentally appropriate curriculum?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

It is important for a teacher's curriculum to challenge students but not overwhelm them. This is accomplished by using age-appropriate curricula in the classroom. Quiz questions will focus on considerations when choosing lessons as well as how these types of materials can be selected.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

By completing this lesson, you will be able to answer quiz questions on:

  • The definition of developmentally appropriate curriculum
  • Considerations for appropriate curriculum
  • Selection methods
  • What developmentally appropriate curriculum may include
  • How teachers know if the level is appropriate

Skills Practiced

By completing this lesson, students will have the opportunity to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding selecting appropriate curriculum
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you are able to define main phrases, such as developmentally appropriate curriculum
  • Knowledge application - apply knowledge of how a teacher will know that lessons are appropriate for their classrooms to answer quiz questions

Additional learning

To learn more about the following, review the lesson titled How to Select Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum:

  • Two main factors in selecting appropriate curriculum for a classroom
  • Definitions related to researching and selecting appropriate materials
  • Criteria for choosing appropriate curriculum
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