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Ch 8: 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 8: Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Curriculum Planning
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is Curriculum?

1. What is Curriculum?

Curriculum refers to the topics and concepts that comprise academic content and are taught to students in planned classes. Explore the definition and understand the process to develop curriculum, including using questions as guidance, considering the work needed to meet student needs on multiple levels, and recognizing the difficulty of planning when curriculum cannot be controlled.

What is Curriculum & Instruction?

2. What is Curriculum & Instruction?

A curriculum is the academic material that is being taught through the act of instruction, typically involving a teacher presenting material to a group of students. Explore the significant role that both of these concepts play in implementing education.

Integrated Curriculum: Definition, Benefits & Examples

3. Integrated Curriculum: Definition, Benefits & Examples

Integrated curriculum connects distinct subject matter by isolating shared concepts and improving the understanding of both concepts in the process. Explore the potential benefits of this method by studying examples of an integrated curriculum.

Pedagogical Content Knowledge: Definition & Explanation

4. Pedagogical Content Knowledge: Definition & Explanation

When a teacher is an expert in a subject and also knows how to teach it properly, they have what is known as pedagogical content knowledge. Take a closer look at the definition of this concept and dive deep into the explanation of how to use it in the classroom.

What is Cooperative Learning? - Definition & Methods

5. What is Cooperative Learning? - Definition & Methods

Cooperative learning is a teaching strategy to reward groups instead of individual students. Examine the definition of cooperative learning, explore the elements of this teaching technique, and learn how to apply cooperative learning methods in the classroom.

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 the definition of cooperative learning and the benefits of this teaching technique in the classroom, explore how to group students when using this technique, and discover strategies for developing assignments using cooperative learning.

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

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

Individualized Education Plan helps to deliver education services to students who need special attention. Learn more about it's purposes, functions and guidelines, as well as what is contained in the plan.

Teaching Vocabulary to ELL Students

8. Teaching Vocabulary to ELL Students

Vocabulary is an important part of language learning, and acquisition is more difficult for older learners. Learn strategies for teaching vocabulary to ELL students to give them vital stepping stones for learning the language.

Teaching ELL Students to Read

9. Teaching ELL Students to Read

English language learners (ELLs) are students who do not communicate fluently in English and may struggle to learn in English. Explore strategies for teaching ELL students to read, and review chunking the text, emphasizing vocabulary, and modeling good reading as techniques that can help ELL students excel in reading.

Using Data to Inform Instruction

10. Using Data to Inform Instruction

Data is used to inform instruction in order to create lessons, groupings, and review sessions that are most beneficial to the students. Learn about using data to inform instruction, the definition of data, the components, re-teaching, mini lessons, small groups, and interventions.

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