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

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  • Kids are less disruptive, passive, and withdrawn.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.

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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