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Curriculum Theory and Practice

They start off by saying curriculum is not like a syllabus by saying curriculum is a planned and guided by a school in either groups or by oneself inside or outside a school itself. Curriculum is used to help gain understanding and have success to do a lesson or subject at hand. As using the … Continue reading Curriculum Theory and Practice Continue reading

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Curriculum development from a traditionalist perspective

      (a) rationale in my own schooling:  I could trace Tyler’s rationale in my own school in the Philippines. I remember how the class is categorized into sections based on their peak performance. If you are above the 90s, you will be the head and the rest that follows are tails. In other …

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The Problem of Common Sense

Kamashrio makes very clear examples of how common sense can be difficult to define, in “The Problem of Common Sense”. He discusses in detail of moving to Nepal to teach, with an American, idealistic and open-minded means of education. Upon arriving he soon learned that the way of life there consisted on routines and methods … Continue reading The Problem of Common Sense Continue reading

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The Problem With Common Sense

How does Kumashiro define ‘common sense’? He defines common sense as the view of norms ingrained in society. He believes that there are principles, opinions, and practices that are woven in the mentality of people. They are not liberated to wire themselves for what they believe to be true. He believes that every issues against …

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