Curriculum : The Teacher's Initiative

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For courses in K-12 Curriculum Development.Exceptional in relating curriculum to teaching strategies and methods, this text includes the latest in curriculum development, practice, theory, and instructional strategies based on research in how people learn. This book is designed to engage readers in understanding curriculum, reflecting upon it and carrying out their own role in curriculum making. Constructivist pedagogy is a central element throughout the more

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  • Paperback | 285 pages
  • 190.5 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 476.27g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130938041
  • 9780130938046

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I. THE CONTEXTS OF CURRICULUM MAKING. 1. Who Makes Curriculum? Roles and Levels of Decision Making. 2. Curriculum in the Context of School Reform. II. GIVING VOICE TO STUDENTS. 3. Constructivist and Activity Curricula. 4. Personal Development in the Academic Context. III. LABYRINTH OF CURRICULUM RELEVANCE. 5. Responding to Social Change. 6. Fomenting Social Change. IV. STORIES OF SCHOOL SUBJECTS. 7. The Humanities and Social Sciences. 8. Mathematics and Science in the School Curriculum. V. CREATING CURRICULUM IN THE CLASSROOM. 9. Curriculum and Planning. 10. Assessment in the Context of Constructivism. VI. CURRICULUM MATERIALS AS OPPORTUNITIES FOR CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT. 11. Selecting Curriculum Materials: Technology and Textbooks. 12. Adapting Curriculum more

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