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Curriculum Planning
Curriculum planning

“Planning is bringing the future into the present so you can do something about it now (ThinkExist, 2012a). As mentioned before the principles of understanding by design (UbD), a curricular model developed by Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe (2006), employs a backward design that has the goals and assessments outlined before learning activities are developed. To illustrate this point, aside from nomadic tribes, most people prepare travel itineraries rather than arbitrarily ending up somewhere. Detailed arrangements do not proceed until travelers figure out where they'd like to visit. The same planning holds true for education models that require teachers to have structured learning destinations before they plan their lessons. This involves looking at the school year's “big picture” with respective yearly, ...

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