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Ch 7: Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Curriculum Planning

About This Chapter

Prepare to take the Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) assessment by watching engaging video lessons that explore curriculum planning for the classroom. Refresh your knowledge of this subject through expert instruction and take self-assessment quizzes to gauge your comprehension of the materials.

Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult: Curriculum Planning - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this chapter on curriculum planning are designed to help you brush up on the subject as you prepare to take the Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) assessment. The lessons can help you address the following on the exam:

  • Defining curriculum and instruction
  • Examining the benefits of integrated curriculum
  • Understanding pedagogical content knowledge
  • Analyzing strategies of cooperative learning in the classroom
  • Explaining the purpose and guidelines of the individualized education plan (IEP)
  • Understanding how to teach ELL students vocabulary and how to read
  • Describing how to use data to inform instruction

The videos in this chapter provide a comprehensive overview of curriculum planning, offering useful methods and definitions to get you ready to take the exam. Instructors present the materials in an engaging manner that makes the learning process fun.

Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult: Curriculum Planning Chapter Objectives

Topics covered in the Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult: Curriculum Planning chapter are located in the assessment, instruction and the learning environment portion of the Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) assessment. This portion constitutes approximately 40% of the exam and includes a written assignment that constitutes an additional 10% of the test. This assessment gauges your professional knowledge of students in adolescence to young adulthood while making sure you're qualified to acquire your educator license in Ohio. You can use the resources in this chapter, including video lessons, transcripts, self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam to strengthen your knowledge of curriculum planning as you prepare for the exam.

10 Lessons in Chapter 7: Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Curriculum Planning
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is Curriculum?

1. What is Curriculum?

Teachers are often asked to design or work with particular curricula, but rarely do we get a chance to talk about what curriculum actually is. This lesson gets you toward a definition and gives you a few key guiding points to work with.

What is Curriculum & Instruction?

2. What is Curriculum & Instruction?

Learn about two guiding educational concepts that impact students everywhere. This lesson will explain what you need to know about curriculum and instruction.

Integrated Curriculum: Definition, Benefits & Examples

3. Integrated Curriculum: Definition, Benefits & Examples

Have you ever wondered what and how an integrated curriculum works? Learn about this hot topic that is shaping how teachers teach and students learn in the classroom.

Pedagogical Content Knowledge: Definition & Explanation

4. Pedagogical Content Knowledge: Definition & Explanation

In this lesson, we'll define pedagogical content knowledge and its positive impact on students. We will also describe its specific features, like teaching with clear illustrations and being aware of student conceptions of the subject.

What is Cooperative Learning? - Definition & Methods

5. What is Cooperative Learning? - Definition & Methods

Find out what cooperative learning is and learn about its different elements. Examine how to apply cooperative learning methods in the classroom. After the lesson, you can test your understanding with a quiz.

What Is Cooperative Learning in the Classroom? - Strategies, Benefits & Definition

6. What Is Cooperative Learning in the Classroom? - Strategies, Benefits & Definition

Cooperative learning is a technique that allows students to learn from each other and gain important interpersonal skills. Learn more about the benefits, strategies, and techniques involved in cooperative learning.

Individualized Education Plan (IEP): Function, Purpose & Guidelines

7. Individualized Education Plan (IEP): Function, Purpose & Guidelines

The Individualized Education Plan is a critical document for children who receive special education services. In this video, we will take a brief look at the development and function of this important document.

Teaching Vocabulary to ELL Students

8. Teaching Vocabulary to ELL Students

Using a translator or carrying a translating device is not realistic when learning English as a second language. In this lesson, you'll learn how to strategically teach vocabulary to English language learners.

Teaching ELL Students to Read

9. Teaching ELL Students to Read

There has been an increase in the number of English language learners (ELLs) in the classroom. This lesson highlights ways to teach ELLs to become successful readers.

Using Data to Inform Instruction

10. Using Data to Inform Instruction

This lesson highlights how data is used to improve student achievement through instruction, assessment, analysis, and re-teaching. A short quiz will follow to test your knowledge.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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