1. Consider the the following statement: "Both attempting to define curriculum and understanding curriculum history point toward the dynamic relationship between social culture and curriculum implementation." Now, in defining Curriculum Change, Evaluation, Curriculum theories, Curriculum developers, Curriculum theorizing, Worth:, Implementation, and Curriculum, what problems are there in defining curriculum and why? (2-3 Paragraphs)
2. What do A Nation at Risk and Goals 2000 say about 1) Ideology - What is of most value to learn?
http://www.ed.gov/pubs/NatAtRisk/index.html (A Nation at Risk)
http://www.ed.gov/G2K/index.html (Goals 200)
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?
2. Does there appear to be similarities or overlaps between certain perspectives? Why or why not?
3. Why is understanding curriculum theory important for educators? Support with evidence.
This solution responds to the questions related to curriculum, national ideology of what is most important to learn and curriculum theories. Supplemented with one article on curriculum theory and practice.
Methods in earlychildhood and curriculum development
Develop a curriculum that can be implemented in an early childhood classroom using the philosophy of John Dewey, Jean Piaget, and Lev Vygotsky and others. How does these philosophies indicate developmentally appropriate practices in the areas of science and mathmatical concepts. What is the theory of constructivism and the Zone of proximal development and how can an instructor such as myself use these approaches and theories in designing a curriculum.View Full Posting Details