Description of Initiative: Be sure to clearly identify each heading’s attribute in that section and briefly define it if necessary (e.g., Behaviorism is the psychological foundation behind X, because…) Finally, be sure to connect each section to your initiative and include classroom practice whenever possible. Or be proficient. According to Ornstein and Hunkins (2008), the philosophical and psychological foundations of this initiative have to do with the fact that those in power know there needs to be education reform, but they don’t know what to do (pp. 56). There is a website summarizing the history of No Child Left Behind. It has already been a dismal failure in terms of trying to raise scores, but that is mainly not the issue. The main issues I take task with, going into the profession of teaching are: a) having a goal of reaching 100% perfection with everyone meeting standards (just not realistic in my view), even by 2014, and b) teaching to the test, as that does not necessarily show that students have deep understanding of a concept; it only shows you that they can pass a test, if that makes sense. Assessment class teaches that we have learned that you can assess students in many ways. But giving students tests, especially high-stakes testing, is limited in that it can only assess certain types of knowledge. For example, you cant test students reasoning skills very far with giving them multiple choice items on a standardized test other than to know that they gave you the right answer. That doesn't help you very much. But with a performance assessment of some type, such as an essay question or other assessment where students must create a product or a report of some type (where instructors don't have to "teach to the test"), a lot can be gained about what we call a students "deep understanding" of the material.
An author of the essay "Evaluation of a New Curriculum Initiative" reports that the philosophical and psychological foundations of this initiative have to do with the fact that those in power know there needs to be education reform, but they don’t know what to do. …
‘Curriculum’ is the set of elements intended for achieving a particular stated or implied objective and ‘Evaluation’ is collecting data to reach any decision. There are several programs for ‘Curriculum Evaluation’, out of which one is the CIPP model, portrayed by Daniel L Stufflebeam.
A. Introduction: (Brief introduction of initiative, your school, District and community). Be sure to introduce your school and give a brief overview of its population (e.g., demographics, ethnic make-up, etc.). It should only take 2 or 3 sentences at most.
‘The Earth Charter’ puts forward the significance of unity, especially the kind of unity that may help to sustain life on Earth. A very notable fact that throws light to this can be seen in the preamble which writes thus, ‘...we must recognize that in the midst of a magnificent diversity of cultures and life forms we are one human family and one Earth community with a common destiny’ (Preamble).
"Asking questions, asking the right questions, asking the right questions of the right people; secrets to the success of curriculum evaluation (Oliva, 2003). Evaluation is a continuous process through which data is gathered and analyzed with the purpose of improving a system.
Here Grade 5 at Junior/Primary level has been selected for writing this paper. Two units from primary Grade 5 have been designed to achieve specific goals in field of English language and Mathematics.
There are various ways to plan units. It is essential in all planned units is that the curriculum guide be consulted at all stages of the planning process.
(Glathom, p. 45)
This paper would argue in favor of the standards-based education in terms of efficiency and output. As the ensuing discussion would prove, this curriculum, albeit without its limitations, is still the best option
area of professional education, the content of curriculum is decided on specific criteria, like: the needs of the particular sector, the educational background of the participants but also the resources available for the realization of the relevant educational plan. Current
ht the nursing perspective to forefront of the public healthcare who is taking especial care to disseminate information (NMC, 2006; Pander et al., 2006). Briddon (2009) asserts that around 15% expectant mothers experience postnatal depression. The postnatal depression amongst
“…who are at least 21 years old to possess up to one ounce of marijuana for personal use .Adults would also be able to grow up to 25 square feet of pot per residence or parcel” ( AOL News, 2010)”.
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