Definition This curriculum method revolves around developing “good character” in students by practicing and teaching moral values and decision making. Basic Elements Character education assumes that schools don’t just have the responsibility to help students get “smart,” they also have … Continue reading
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Definition This philosophy about curriculum–in both language arts and a broader, more general program–is based on recent research of how children acquire oral and written language skills.
Definition In a core curriculum, a predetermined body of skills, knowledge, and abilities is taught to all students. Discussion The core curriculum movement assumes there is a uniform body of knowledge that all students should know. Presumably, this curriculum will … Continue reading
A reader from India posted a question on our Constructivism page, asking how constructivism would be applied to a poetry class. Let’s imagine that a teacher were interested in teaching students the poetry of Shakespeare. Constructivism would challenge the teacher to: assure … Continue reading
A Learning management system (LMS) in the workplace can be vitally important. They work by creating a virtual work environment for employees, which can ultimately streamline business practices and employee training, among other attributes. But there is also a competitive … Continue reading