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Assuming the role of curriculum director for a school, describe your philosophy of curriculum, your vision for the work of the curriculum department, and your definition of curriculum.

How can you be prepared for a paradigm shift from old ways of doing things to one of becoming a teacher leader- facilitating learning? In addition, what steps do you need to take to foster positive change?

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Assuming the role of curriculum director for a school, describe your philosophy of curriculum, your vision for the work of the curriculum department, and your definition of curriculum.

How can you be prepared for a paradigm shift from old ways of doing things to one of becoming a teacher leader- facilitating learning? In addition, what steps do you need to take to foster positive change?

My philosophy on curriculum is that it should represent a protracted and well-rounded approach to learning that incorporates all the necessary laurels needed for students to receive the most optimal information for their education. This ...

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1. In defining Eisner's Approach, Schwab's Practical Deliberative Approach, Walker's Deliberative Approach, Autobiographical/Biographical Approach, Hilda Taba's Approach, Postmodern Approach, Existential and/or Psychoanalytic Approach, which terms are difficult to define? Why?
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