CURRICULUM POLICY AND THE POLITICS OF WHAT SHOULD BE LEARNED IN SCHOOLS

Part 1) According to the Levin article, how are school curricula developed and implemented? What new information/perspectives does this reading provide about the development and implementation of school curriculum? Is there anything that surprises you or maybe that concerns you? In the article “Curriculum Policy and the Politics of what Should Be Learned in Schools”Continue reading “CURRICULUM POLICY AND THE POLITICS OF WHAT SHOULD BE LEARNED IN SCHOOLS”

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Deal with It We Must: Education, Social Justice, and the Curriculum of Hip Hop Culture

  In the article “Deal with It We Must: Education, Social Justice, and the Curriculum of Hip Hop Culture” by Denise Taliaferro Baszile the article discusses the use of hip hop culture in the curriculum. In the article the controversies of hip hop culture comes up as teachers have the struggle on how to approachContinue reading “Deal with It We Must: Education, Social Justice, and the Curriculum of Hip Hop Culture”

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Smith – Curriculum Theory and Practice Readers Response

The four models of curriculum described in the article. Smith, M. K. (1996, 2000) 1. Curriculum as a body of knowledge to be transmitted. 2. Curriculum as an attempt to achieve certain ends in students – product. 3. Curriculum as process. 4. Curriculum as praxis. Benefits 3. In this sense curriculum is not a physicalContinue reading “Smith – Curriculum Theory and Practice Readers Response”

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