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Curriculum Essentials: A Resource for Educators / Edition 2
     

Curriculum Essentials: A Resource for Educators / Edition 2

by Jon W. Wiles
 

ISBN-10: 0205418244

ISBN-13: 9780205418244

Pub. Date: 06/16/2004

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

A brief and invitingly priced text, Curriculum Essentials, Second Edition, serves as an excellent resource and guide to help pre-service teachers learn everything they need to know about (K-12) curriculum development.

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A brief and invitingly priced text, Curriculum Essentials, Second Edition, serves as an excellent resource and guide to help pre-service teachers learn everything they need to know about (K-12) curriculum development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205418244
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
06/16/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figuresix
Prefacexiii
Using This Bookxv
1Ideas about Curriculum1
Overview1
Dates of Historical Significance2
Definitions of Curriculum4
Names to Know in Curriculum Study6
Essential Books for Curriculum Study9
Annotated Bibliography10
Ideas and Theories about Curriculum25
Summary29
Suggested Readings29
Endnotes30
2Models, Documents, Laws, and Research31
Overview31
School Models32
Important Documents33
Critical Legal Rulings43
Paradigms and Conceptual Models44
The Research Base57
Summary73
Suggested Readings73
Endnotes74
3The Development Process77
Overview77
The Development Process78
Criteria for Decisions79
Role of Philosophy81
How Philosophy Impacts the Curriculum86
Goals and Objectives89
Standards93
Curriculum Designs96
Summary120
Suggested Readings121
Endnotes121
4Links for Curriculum Improvement123
Overview123
Leadership in School Settings124
Curriculum as a System, Development as a Cycle127
Change in Education130
Curriculum Management Planning138
Committees and Groups145
Establishing Positive Climates146
Staff Development153
Evaluation156
Using Technology161
Summary161
Suggested Readings162
Endnotes162
5Applications163
Overview163
Young Learners164
Disadvantaged Learners165
Preadolescent Learners166
Exceptional Learners171
Gifted or Talented Learners176
Bilingual Learners177
Adolescent Learners180
Virtual and Home-Schooled Learners181
The Special Case of Inclusion183
Summary184
Suggested Readings184
Endnotes184
Postscript187
Appendix AThe Self-Taught Reader Bibliography189
Appendix BGlossary of Common Terms195
Appendix CCurriculum Development Resources197
Appendix DTeaching Outlines201
Index205

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