Smaller Class Size: How Much Do You Know About the Trend?

See how much you know about the benefits of smaller classes for children.

Quiz

See how much you know about the benefits of smaller classes for children.

1. A small class is considered to be:

  • Thirty or fewer students.
  • Twenty-five or fewer students.
  • Twenty or fewer students.

2. A really good teacher can achieve the "small-class effect" in a large class:

  • True.
  • False.

3. Which kids benefit the most from reduced class size?

  • Girls.
  • Minority and low-income kids.
  • Gifted kids.

4. Why are smaller classes beneficial?

  • Kids are less disruptive, passive, and withdrawn.
  • Kids make more of an effort.
  • Both of the above.

5. Which of the following doesn't matter when it comes to the "small class effect"?

  • A good teacher.
  • A diverse class.
  • Access to resources.
  • Team teaching.

Your Results:

1. A small class is considered to be:
Twenty or fewer students.

2. A really good teacher can achieve the "small-class effect" in a large class:
False.

3. Which kids benefit the most from reduced class size?
Minority and low-income kids.

4. Why are smaller classes beneficial?
Both of the above.

5. Which of the following doesn't matter when it comes to the "small class effect"?
Team teaching.

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