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Curriculum Planning


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Curriculum Planning

  1. 1. Essential Elements and Importance Reporters: Sir Romel B. Macalinao,RN Jean C. Mena,RN
  3. 3. Why Plan in the first place? <ul><li>Decide how and where to set priorities in the use of limited human and economic resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Decide how to accomplish not only your short-range goals but also you medium and long-range goals </li></ul><ul><li>Build on the strong and successful parts of the program. As well as to identify and improve the weak parts </li></ul><ul><li>Reach agreement in the school community about what to do and how to do it. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What a Good Planning Process Is <ul><li>It is organized thinking that helps in deciding what needs to be done, how it will happen, and who will do it. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the setting of priorities in the use of resources: people, money, time and materials </li></ul><ul><li>It is trying to anticipate the future. </li></ul><ul><li>It is adapting and modifying steps or processes until they work for you </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>It is using leadership to motivate people and to coordinate their activities </li></ul><ul><li>It is reflecting on what has been planned already and how it is working </li></ul><ul><li>It includes the periodic recording of planning decision for future reference. </li></ul>What a Good Planning Process Is
  6. 6. What a Good Planning Process Should Do <ul><li>It should stimulate change and improvement </li></ul><ul><li>It should help you figure out what will happen and how it should happen </li></ul><ul><li>It should raise awareness about what is being done and why </li></ul><ul><li>It should build a trail of activities over time so you can look at what has worked well and what has not </li></ul><ul><li>It should produce a blueprint, road map, or recipe to be used. </li></ul><ul><li>It should decrease fear about the process of change and its result </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Curriculum Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Is a continuous process which involves activities characterized by interrelationships among individuals and Groups as they work together in studying, planning, developing and improving the curriculum, which is the total environment planned by the school. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  8. 8. Participants of curriculum planning get involved in variety of activities such as: <ul><li>Discussing common problems </li></ul><ul><li>Making decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Developing a functional philosophy </li></ul><ul><li>Studying learners and the environment </li></ul><ul><li>Keeping up to date with the knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Studying ways to improve instructions </li></ul><ul><li>Carrying research and evaluation </li></ul>
  9. 9. Essential Elements of Curriculum Planning
  10. 10. Importance of Curriculum Planning Four steps to achievement: Plan purposefully. Prepare prayerfully. Proceed positively. Pursue persistently. - William A. Ward
  11. 11. Importance of Curriculum Planning “ Unplanned teaching and learning is a recipe of wasting time” <ul><li>Curriculum planning develop well-coordinated, quality teaching, learning and assessment programs, which build students’ knowledge, skills and behaviors in the disciplines, as well as their interdisciplinary and/or physical, personal and social capacities. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  12. 12. Importance of Curriculum Planning <ul><li>Curriculum planning ensures: </li></ul><ul><li>a shared vision </li></ul><ul><li>shared understandings and a common language in the school community </li></ul><ul><li>optimum coverage of all domains within the curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>continuity of learning between domains across year levels </li></ul><ul><li>the full range of learning needs of students are addressed </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>students are given opportunities to develop deep understanding </li></ul><ul><li>cohesiveness in teaching, learning and assessment practices </li></ul><ul><li>elimination of repetition of learning activities without depth or breadth across levels </li></ul><ul><li>Improved student learning outcomes. </li></ul>The Curriculum is likely to be good one if there is good curriculum planning; and conversely, the curriculum is likely to be mediocre one if there is a mediocre curriculum planning .