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Major Foundation Of Curriculum The Philosophical Foundation of Curriculum
Major Foundation Of Curriculum • Philosophy provides educators, teachers and curriculum makers with framework for planning for implementing and evaluating curriculum in schools. It helps in answering: • What schools are for? • What subjects are important? • How students should learn and what materials and methods should be used.http://www.dvd-ppt-slideshow.com
Major Foundation Of Curriculum• In decision making : • Philosophy provides the starting point and will be used for the succeeding decision making.• The philosophy of a curriculum planner, implementor or evaluator reflects his or her life experiences, common beliefs, social and economic background and education.
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Major Foundation Of Curriculum• The Four Educational Philosophies Perennialism Essentialism Progressivism Reconstructionism
Educational philosophy - PerennialismAim of Education to educate the rational person; to cultivate the intellect.Role of Education teachers help students think with reason.Focus in curriculum classical subject s, literary analysis and curriculum is constantCurriculum trends use of great books and return to liberal arts
Educational philosophy - EssentialismAim of Education to promote the intellectual growth of the individual and educate a competent personRole of Education the teachers is the sole authority in his /her subject area/ field of specialization
Educational philosophy - EssentialismFocus in curriculum essential skills of the 3 R’s and essential subjects of English, Science, History, Math and other foreign languageCurriculum trends excellence in education, back to basics and cultural literacy
Educational philosophy - ProgressivismAim of Education to promote democratic and social livingRole of Education knowledge lead s to growth and development of life long learners who actively learn by doing.
Educational philosophy - ProgressivismFocus in curriculum subjects are interdisciplinary, integrative and interactive. Curriculum is focused on students’ interest, human problems and affairsCurriculum trends school reforms, relevant and contextualized curriculum, humanistic education
Educational philosophy - ReconstructivismAim of Education to improve and reconstruct society Education for changeRole of Education teachers act as agents of change and reform in various educational projects including reseach
Educational philosophy - ReconstructivismFocus in curriculum focus on present and future trends and issues of national and international interestsCurriculum trends equality of educational opportunities in education, access to global education