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 curriculum theory and practice
He defined curriculum tentatively: 'A curriculum is an attempt to communicate the essential principles and features of an educational proposal in such a form that it is open to critical scrutiny and capable of effective translation into practice'.
Curriculum for her is what actually happens in classrooms, that is, 'an ongoing social process comprised of the interactions of students, teachers, knowledge and milieu' (1990: 5).
Chapters explore the nature of the curriculum problem; the content of education; teaching; the school as an institution; behavioural objectives and curriculum development; a critique of the objectives model; the process model; evaluation; a research model of curriculum development; the teacher as researcher; and the school and innovation.
www.infed.org /biblio/b-curric.htm   (7263 words)

 curriculum - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about curriculum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
With the National Curriculum now used in all state schools, individuals have an opportunity, usually at the ages of 14 and 16, to decide their own curricula by their choice of subject.
Until 1988, the only part of the school curriculum prescribed by law in the UK was religious education.
A review of the National Curriculum was completed in 1994 and reduced its content by about 50% to meet the complaints of teachers that the original version had been overloaded.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /curriculum   (341 words)

 Children's Ministry Curriculum
Try our Children Ministry curriculum when you are looking for a curriculum that goes beyond fun to teach strong biblical principals and communicate values that when acted upon will develop strong character.
Each lesson in our curriculum is thematically designed to emphasis one theme per week using a variety of teaching methods to create a fun learning atmosphere while impacting the children spiritually.
Use this children's ministry curriculum when you want to teach children to how to walk out the ten commandment principals in their everyday life.
www.letusteachkids.com /curriculum/curriculum.htm   (1252 words)

 Curriculum Types
It may refer to a curriculum document, texts, films, and supportive teaching materials that are overtly chosen to support the intentional instructional agenda of a school.
But Eisner's position on the "null curriculum" is that when certain subjects or topics are left out of the overt curriculum, school personnel are sending messages to students that certain content and processes are not important enough to study.
This curriculum may also come from those professionals involved in concept formation and content changes; or from those educational initiatives resulting from decisions based on national and state reports, public speeches, or from texts critiquing outdated educational practices.
www.uwsp.edu /education/lwilson/curric/curtyp.htm   (1255 words)

 AAAS - Project 2061 - Curriculum Materials
Curriculum materials are a critical component of improving science and mathematics education, yet many materials fail to teach the most important concepts in an effective way.
The Center for Curriculum Materials in Science (CCMS) is a partnership of AAAS, Michigan State University, Northwestern University, and the University of Michigan.
The Center for Curriculum Materials in Science (CCMS) is a collaboration of Project 2061 of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Michigan State University, Northwestern University, and the University of Michigan.
www.project2061.org /research/curriculum.htm   (752 words)

The curriculum aims not simply to present historical facts but to provide opportunities for students to explore and understand the factual and philosophical significance and meaning behind events, causes, and effects—the whys—relating to and influencing the early history of the United States.
Each curriculum book includes an introductory essay regarding the curriculum rationale, lesson plans to specifically consider the American heritage themes, and activities in which students assess and analyze their own identities as Americans.
A primary purpose of the public school curriculum is to prepare thoughtful, active citizens who understand the importance of patriotism and can function productively in a free enterprise society with appreciation for the basic democratic values of our state and national heritage.
www.americanheritage.org /curriculum.html   (851 words)

 Katy ISD : Curriculum - Home
Curriculum, by KISD definition, is the total program of formal studies offered by our district resulting in an organizational plan and design for learning.
Using a standards based curriculum, student expectations are articulated in the form of learning objectives and are sequenced by six weeks to pace instruction.
The KISD Curriculum Department is dedicated to supporting the core work of the district by providing the learning experiences and resources needed for high student achievement.
www.katyisd.org /curriculum/curriculum.htm   (231 words)

Curriculum helps students identify their role as human beings with rights and responsibilities toward themselves and other members of the world.
Curriculum teaches how cities are planned, or unplanned; what makes a quality city, and how students can participate in the improvement of the built environment.
Curriculum is correlated to the National Framework Standards, excellently researched, interdisciplinary curriculum focusing on the effects of world population growth.
urbanoptions.org /SustainEdHandbook/Curriculum.htm   (1552 words)

 Curriculum and Matriculation Regulations
The college and/or district curriculum committee recommending the course shall be established by the mutual agreement of the college and/or district administration and the academic senate.
When the college and/or district curriculum committee deems appropriate, the course may require prerequisites or corequisites for the course that are established, reviewed, and applied in accordance with Article 2.5 (commencing with section 55200) of this Subchapter.
A noncredit course is a course which, at a minimum, is recommended by the college and/or district curriculum committee (the committee described and established under subdivision (a)(1) of this section) and approved by the district governing board as a course meeting the needs of enrolled students.
www.curriculum.cc.ca.us /Curriculum/RegulationsGuidelines/Title5.htm   (6824 words)

 Wharton MBA: Curriculum
After completing the first-year core curriculum in critical skills like finance, marketing, management, and operations, students have access to unparalleled opportunities for majors and electives that allow them to meet their individual goals.
The first-year core curriculum provides a foundation of general management skills to prepare you for success across all functions and industries.
The core curriculum combines a grounding in basic management disciplines with courses in essential skills for senior-level management, such as leadership, ethics, and management communication.
mba.wharton.upenn.edu /mba/academics/curriculum   (342 words)

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In general, the Arabic program follows the curriculum, syllabus, and materials established by the Saudi Ministry of Education.
The integrated curriculum has the advantage of teaching students about the interconnectedness of the various branches of mathematics, and keeping their knowledge current in each area of math during the entire program.
This goal is achieved through a broad, balanced and relevant social studies curriculum based on the requirements for a college preparatory program.
www.saudiacademy.net /html/Curriculum.html   (933 words)

 Curriculum Framework
The Curriculum Framework establishes learning outcomes for all students, regardless of who they are, which school they attend, where they are from, or what approach their school takes to help them achieve those outcomes.
Implementing the Curriculum Framework means that when teachers and schools design and develop learning and teaching programs to suit the needs of their students, they must ensure that these programs include learning opportunities and enriching experiences for their students aimed at achieving the outcomes set out in the Framework.
Implementing the mandatory parts of the Curriculum Framework does not mean that students are required to focus on all of the learning outcomes in each year of their schooling.
www.curriculum.wa.edu.au /pages/framework/framework02.htm   (1486 words)

 Curriculum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Under a curriculum development plan adopted by the Board of Education in June, 1994, all curriculum areas will be systematically reviewed and revised as necessary over approximately a six year period.
All revised curriculums are formally presented to the Board of Education at public meetings for approval.
Written information about Fairfield's curriculum including the overview document on curriculum development, an elementary curriculum overview, and citizen's guides to certain individual curriculum areas are also available by calling the Office of Instruction.
www.fairfield.k12.ct.us /curriculum.htm   (1069 words)

 Technorati Tag: curriculum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Atlas Curriculum Mapping Rubicon Atlas is a Web-based curriculum management solution for mapping curriculum, assessing performance, standards and benchmarks and accountability.
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 Archdiocese of Indianapolis - Curriculum
By utilizing Scantron's software, staff members are able to design curriculum, to make changes easily as standards change, and to deliver up-to-date curriculum to all teachers, students, and parents.
The curriculum is in a constant process of change as Indiana state standards and other performance expectations evolve.
By creating the curriculum in an electronic format, the development process is more responsive to making changes and meeting the needs of instructional staff.
www.archindy.org /oce/index.asp?action=curriculum_list   (175 words)

 Curriculum - Academy - Cisco Networking Academy Program - Cisco Systems
The Academy Curriculum covers a broad range of topics, from basic networking skills such as pulling cable to more complex concepts such as applying advanced troubleshooting tools.
To ensure a well-rounded educational experience, learning objectives in the curriculum are tied to national math and science standards as well as to workforce competencies.
Students who successfully complete the advanced curriculum are eligible to earn Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP™) certification.The four courses of the curriculum are taught primarily at university level.
www.cisco.com /edu/emea/academy/academy_curriculum_home.shtml   (289 words)

 Curriculum Mapper®
Heidi Hayes Jacobs -- the recognized pioneer of curriculum mapping -- over ten years ago is now supported both by research and thousands of personal stories that relate how mapping improves student performance.
Curriculum Mapper® is the easiest way to create and edit your own curriculum maps while searching and referencing the maps from your entire school or district— even other schools across the country!
Heather Cummings is the Director of Curriculum at Shaker Area School District in New Hampshire.
www.clihome.com /cm   (196 words)

 Lawrence Lessig
Unlike an encyclopedia, lots of parts of a curriculum should (a) incorporate current events/developments/new research and (b) take into account the needs/interests of the kids and their community.
We already have a lot of “free” curriculum in the sense that we have public libraries, which have free books, which are readily accessible on all the subjects that make up a curriculum.
I suppose that a single curriculum is the perfect device to close minds just as No Child Left Behind is the perfect device for closing public schools and subjecting children to the brainwashing of the theocracy.
www.lessig.org /blog/archives/003069.shtml   (4303 words)

 IAACS - International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
TCI is a site for scholarly conversations about curriculum work within and across national and regional borders and welcomes contributions from anyone interested in advancing curriculum studies as an academic and professional field of study.
Popular conceptions of curriculum as protocol and as social engineering (in which implementation, evaluation and ³accountability² feature prominently) were judged as devaluing the intellectual character and moral responsibility of the teaching profession.
The Australian Curriculum Studies Association invites you to attend its Biennial Curriculum Conference, Blurring the Boundaries-Sharpening the focus, to be held at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia on the 21-23 September 2005.
www.iaacs.org   (891 words)

 Summit Ministries: Curriculum
This is a 6-year integrated worldview and Bible survey curriculum for 1st through 6th grades.
This is a one or two semester worldview and Bible curriculum for 8th grade.
This is a one or two semester worldview and Bible curriculum for 12th grade.
www.summit.org /curriculum   (259 words)

 National Council on Bible Curriculum in Public Schools   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Not only is the use of the Bible as a primary textbook a good way to approach a class on the Bible, I would suggest it is the best way.
Any Bible curriculum that does not allow students to read it for themselves and draw their own conclusions insults the intelligence of the students and short changes them from getting a well-rounded education.
In the final analysis, refusal to allow students to use their own Bibles in a Bible class is the ultimate in arrogance and arbitrary censorship.
www.bibleinschools.net /sdm.asp?pg=curriculum   (525 words)

 Homeschool Curriculum Help
These are actual samples of pages, so you can really see what the homeschool curriculum looks like, along with actual pages of the teacher's manuals, if there are any.
Each homeschool curriculum supplier's products were in a separate package, so you won't get them mixed up, and the idea is to sit down and look through each package to see what would best suit your family.
You actually sent me samples from three of the Homeschool curriculum that I was thinking of buying for next year (and we have already figured out that two of them would not work for us).
www.3moms.com /html/curriculum.asp?aff=Unknown   (1756 words)

 ADE | Curriculum
Arkansas state law recognizes that "students in Arkansas deserve the best education that the citizens can provide." This education must produce academically competent students who can demonstrate their competency in the core curriculum and who can apply their knowledge and skills.
Arkansas’ Learning Standards are defined in the Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks, which are discipline-based and clearly describe what students must know and be able to do in each academic content area.
Student demonstration of the standards and learning expectations within the Arkansas Frameworks is the anchor for the entire education system, with instructional programs, state-level assessments, professional development, school improvement planning, teacher/administrator licensure, and accountability sharing the common goal of improved student learning and performance around these standards.
arkedu.state.ar.us /curriculum/curriculum.html   (159 words)

 7th Grade Home School Curriculum | Home School Curriculum Store | Home School Child | Utah Home School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Coming across the most appropriate 7th grade home school curriculum sites is not always easy.
As the world wide web develops 7th grade home school curriculum retailers develop more experience in providing services and goods As their understanding grows profits for westerville city schools home page organizations manage to get for themselves over traditional non e-commerce 7th grade home school curriculum merchant is that overall operational costs are significantly reduced.
It took us ages to put together all we found out about 7th grade home school curriculum and select the best web sites from all those available for you to visit.
homeschoolsupply.net /7th-grade-home-school-curriculum.htm   (303 words)

 Curriculum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
An integrated curriculum approach incorporates technology as a natural part of the educational process.
At the middle school level (grades 7 and 8), a more diversified academic curriculum is added for students.
Through an expansive two-year vertical alignment process, the district is now implementing a sequenced curriculum in the content areas of math, science, language arts, and social studies.
www.rockwallisd.com /curriculum.htm   (507 words)

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