Hidden Curriculum in Education: Definition & Examples


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Hidden curriculum is:

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1. Hidden curriculum teaches ideas around issues related to:

2. A time when the teaching of hidden curriculum can manifest is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Hidden curriculum consists of concepts informally and often unintentionally taught in our school system, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. Some terms you'll be assessed on include types and effects of hidden curriculum.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Issues related to hidden curriculum
  • When and where hidden curriculum may be manifested
  • Ways to decrease its negative influences
  • Example of an expected social norm

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about hidden curriculum
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding ways to reduce negative influences of this type of curriculum
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about expected social norms

Additional Learning

To learn more about education, review the accompanying lesson on Hidden Curriculum. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define hidden curriculum
  • Understand how hidden curriculum affects education
  • Identify examples of hidden curriculum