Field Study 4 <br />EXPLORING THE CURRICULUM<br />EPISODE 1 THERMOMETER CHECK<br />Target <br />1. Visit a school a study its vision, mission and goals in relation to the school’s curriculum.<br />2. Observe the interaction between and among students, teachers and other school personnel.<br />4. Generate your insights from your observation and discussion 3. Write down your observation and discuss with your classmates and FS teacher.<br />5. Reflect on your experiences .<br />My Observation Report on Interaction<br />(Your)Name year/course <br />School Observed <br />Grade Level Section<br />Subject observed: <br />Observation:<br />Student to student interaction patterns:<br />Student to Teacher interaction patterns:<br />Teacher to student’s interaction patterns:<br />Student to non teaching personnel interaction patterns:<br />Teacher to teacher interaction patterns:<br />EPISODE 2<br />“COME, LET’S TALK”<br />TARGET<br />Visit a school and observed how the teacher provide the opportunity to the learners to interact with one another in doing one’s roles.Record how roles are performed by the teacher and the learners.1<br />2<br />make your own documentation of the dialogue or conversation based on the observed roles that each one performs which you feel could have been livelier.<br />Highlight the aspect of the dialogue that indicates the teacher as a role model in developing values in the process of learning.43<br />My Observation Report<br />Name: Year/course: <br />School observed: <br />Grade level: Section: <br />Subject observed:<br />Observations:<br />Situation Dialogue <br />Episode 3 <br />(Tell me)<br />Critique the information from the curriculum theory and practice through observation of the:<br />
Book and internet resources used
Write your observations including the information you gathered.
Reflect on your experience.
My observation report<br />Name: __ _______________________________________________<br />School observed: ____ ________________________<br />Date of observation: __ ____________________________________<br />Subject observed: ____ ____________________________________________<br />Learning environmentsubject matterlibrary & internet resources<br />My Analysis<br />Why should teachers know about curriculum design?<br />What do most principles and theories of curriculum development have in common, How is this commonly expressed spelled out in the curriculum of the class you have observed?<br />Episode 4 <br />(Bridging Educational process)<br />Visit a school and examine their calendar of activities. See how the students, communities, stakeholders are involved.<br />Identify the programs which the leaders create rewards for certain practices in delivering services to the stakeholders.<br />Reflect on how the stakeholders participate in the school activities.<br />Analysis:<br />
How important is involvement of all stakeholders of the school programs and activities?
What specific principle of curriculum development justifies the importance of cooperation and collaboration among all stakeholders of the school?