Curriculum Practice in the Elementary and Middle School / Edition 1

Curriculum Practice in the Elementary and Middle School / Edition 1

by J. Allen Queen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0023970510

ISBN-13: 9780023970511

Pub. Date: 09/30/1998

Publisher: Pearson Education

This first edition book offers very current treatment of curriculum issues, instructional planning, and new curriculum standards. The book integrates elements of the major historical, philosophical, and social influences upon past curriculum development. It compares traditional and futurist philosophies and describes the developmental aspects of children and their

Overview

This first edition book offers very current treatment of curriculum issues, instructional planning, and new curriculum standards. The book integrates elements of the major historical, philosophical, and social influences upon past curriculum development. It compares traditional and futurist philosophies and describes the developmental aspects of children and their changing needs and interests within a framework of instructional expectations at specific grade levels. It also teaches the skills of curriculum development and instructional design. While a balanced coverage of viewpoints has been attempted, the book is intended to open new avenues by including educational futurism in a curricular model. It contains key chapter concepts, focus questions, a futurist curriculum model, actual units of instruction, and exercises for the reader to try.For educators at the elementary and middle school levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780023970511
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
09/30/1998
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.53(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

PART I PATHWAYS FOR CHANGE 1(58)
Challenges for School Reform
3(26)
The Changing Society
29(30)
PART II PATHWAYS FROM THE PAST TO THE FUTURE 59(68)
Educational Models, Philosophies, and Traditions
61(24)
Historical and Social Influences
85(16)
The Process of Curriculum Development
101(26)
PART III PATHWAYS TO PROGRAMS 127(88)
The Elementary School: Early Grades
129(26)
The Upper Elementary Program: Grades 3 through 5
155(28)
The Middle School: Grades 6 through 8
183(32)
PART IV PATHWAYS TO INSTRUCTION 215(2)
The Instructional Unit
217(64)
Curriculum and Instructional Evaluation
281

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