In 1985, Cohen suggested the following typology of honors curricula
: course-centered programs with honors sections of regular courses, which he sees as inexpensive and useful, but a sign of a weak institutional commitment; prescribed curricula
, which may last a full year, be holistic, and present a variety of options; core-oriented programs that revolve around a common theme in an interdisciplinary manner, and that may in the process enhance some transferable skills and cognitive-attitudinal development, though possibly at the expense of content; individualized or contract courses, which are easy, inexpensive, adaptable, and flexible; or comprehensive programs that use two or more approaches.
As evidenced by these few studies, revealing information about curricula
can be obtained through message and content analysis.
The revised curricula
of all subjects duly incorporate the material on ethics and values in their contents, Minister was told.
* Students develop an annotated bibliography of both existing comprehensive and categorical health education curricula
. The bibliography includes information on curriculum scope and sequence (perhaps a common matrix can be developed for the assignment), diversity of teaching activities, time allotment, teacher ease in utilization, use of supplemental resources, and evaluation methodology.
Rafiq Tahir on the new curricula
of eight subjects that were part of the review exercise: ECCE (Pre-primary education), General Science, General Knowledge, Social Studies, Mathematics, Islamiat, Urdu and English.
Grantees provided teachers with materials and curricula
pertaining to environmental health science, funding to attend workshops, and opportunities to interact with environmental health scientists in the field.
Warren Nord is the author of a 1995 book, Religion and American Education: Rethinking a National Dilemma, which claims that public schools are "hostile to religion" and promote "the religion of secular humanism; urges what borders on a saturation of public schools with material about religion; hardly notes the dark side of religion; ignores the formidable difficulties of including religion in public school curricula
; and presents a rationale for tax support of nonpublic schools through vouchers.
By basing units or curricula
on concepts, educators are able to increase the thought level and provide a depth of focus on subjects traditionally "covered." If, for example, the library media specialist helps the teachers identify "risk taking" as a concept, then the westward movement can be studied in terms of risk taking.
Based on a review of the related literature, this article discusses the major characteristics and outcomes of teacher participation in the development of school curricula
and the critical factors that affect teachers' willingness to be a pan of curriculum committees.
The purpose of this large-scale, national study is to determine whether some early elementary school math curricula
are more effective than others at improving student math achievement, thereby providing educators with information that may be useful for making adequate yearly progress (AYP).
Although this is good, if these special education courses do not include some general education components, it will be difficult to standardize both curricula
. It is increasingly important for special educators to be aware of and have skills in accommodating and modifying curriculum as more students with special needs receive their education in general education classrooms.
Development of curricula
and teacher competency in environmental health for kindergarten through twelfth grade (K-12) began in the early 1990s.