- Subject index
Understanding and Shaping Curriculum: What We Teach and Why introduces readers to curriculum as knowledge, curriculum as work, and curriculum as professional practice. Author Thomas W. Hewitt discusses curriculum from theoretical and practical perspectives to not only acquaint readers with the study of curriculum, but also help them to become effective curriculum practitioners.
Chapter 6: Methods and Tools for Curriculum Work
Methods and Tools for Curriculum Work
- Knowledge Tools and Curriculum Tools 132
- Curriculum Theory 132
- Curriculum Models 138
- Perspective into Practice: Curriculum Models in a Language Arts Lesson 144
- Curriculum Critique 146
- Summary and Conclusions 150
- Critical Perspective 150
- Resources for Curriculum Study 151
- References 152
In 1707, four British Navy ships carrying troops were lost on uncharted rocks at the Scilly Islands on the southwestern coast of England. Why? They were off course because they lacked the appropriate navigation tools to determine their location. The event, as told in the book Longitude (1995) by Davia Sobel, prompted a search by the British Admiralty for a reliable way to determine longitude, the east-west positioning part of the latitude-longitude equation. It was a dogged British clockmaker, John Harrison, who finally ...