Applications of Curriculum Thinking

This summer, I have had the opportunity to take a course focused on learning about how curricular frameworks can help us understand the interconnected structures of planning, instruction, and assessment. Along with my fellow course participants, I looked at broad philosophical foundations that underpin curriculum planning such as perennialism, reconstructionism, essentialism, and progressivisim.  These philosophies … More Applications of Curriculum Thinking

Planning, Instruction, and Assessment Approaches in Different Curricular Designs

Teachers today are tasked with preparing students for an increasingly uncertain future. For example, the changing technological landscape has seen some jobs become less relevant, while new jobs have emerged or expanded.  The 21st century is also seeing changes beyond employment, and students need to be prepared to engage as change agents in dynamic, democratic … More Planning, Instruction, and Assessment Approaches in Different Curricular Designs