About This Chapter
1. Identifying the Scope of Curriculum Development
Curriculum can be overwhelming if you as a teacher are unable to define its scope. In this lesson, you will learn to identify the scope of curriculum development and think about how the scope impacts your work within a curriculum.
2. What is Curriculum Mapping?
In this lesson we will discuss what a curriculum map is. Topics we will cover include what to include in a curriculum map, who writes a curriculum map, and what things to consider when writing a curriculum map.
3. Continuity, Sequence & Integration in Quality Curriculum
In this lesson, you can learn about three major elements of quality curriculum design. Imagine examples of how to apply these ideas to the classroom, improving your ability to connect past, present, and future learning.
4. Instructional Planning: Quality Materials & Strategies
Teachers need multiple resources and methods in order to effectively plan instruction. In this lesson, we will discuss the importance of quality instructional materials and teaching strategies.
5. Developing Measurable Learning Objectives
This lesson provides a brief overview of the purpose of learning objectives and how to make them useful to both you and students. We use the SMART learning objective formula to demonstrate accountability using examples.
6. Setting & Using Effective Objectives in the Classroom
Learn how to set active-verb objectives, and use them in your classroom. Be able to introduce and review objectives with your students, and help them reflect on their learning.
7. Meeting Learning Objectives Using Instructional Strategies & Content Selection
In this lesson, we will learn how to select content and instructional strategies that are aligned to the standards, as well as the individual and collective needs of students.
8. Comparing Learning Goals & Learning Objectives
Learning goals and learning objectives are often confused. Though similar, each is distinct with its own place in education. This lesson compares the two and discusses how to define them to help students succeed in the classroom.
9. Addressing Learning Domains in Curriculum & Instruction
In this lesson we will learn about Dr. Benjamin Bloom's work in identifying the three domains of learning. For each of the learning domains, there are stages that students move through as they are developing. Understanding the stages helps teachers plan activities that contribute to student growth.
10. Curriculum Enrichment: Definition & Resources
In this lesson, we'll learn how to differentiate for advanced students by offering enrichment. Some types of enrichment are provided by changing the materials and configurations, while other types of enrichment rely on questioning techniques.
Earning College Credit
Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.
To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page
Transferring credit to the school of your choice
Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.
Other chapters within the Praxis PLT Grades 5-9 (5623): Study Guide & Practice course
- Educational Theorists
- Theories of Educational Psychology
- Domains of Human Development
- Variables Affecting Learning & Teaching
- Students with Individual Disabilities, Disorders & Impairments
- Special Education Modifications, Assessments & Legislation
- Behavioral Theories Affecting Education
- Motivation & Conditioning Theories in Education
- Strategies for Motivating Students
- Classroom Management & Positive Learning Environments
- Standards & Frameworks in Instructional Planning
- Teaching & Learning Resources
- Cognitive Processes & Learning
- Thematic & Interdisciplinary Instruction
- Instructional Models & Strategies
- Promoting Collaboration & Self-Regulation in the Classroom
- Teaching Inquiry Through Questioning
- Classroom Discussion & Communication Techniques
- Assessing Student Learning
- Professional Development for Educators
- School & Organizational Support for Teachers
- Legal & Ethical Requirements of an Educator
- Praxis PLT Grades 5-9 (5623) Flashcards