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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.  

Social, Cultural, and Intellectual Foundations of Curriculum
Social, cultural, and intellectual foundations of curriculum

The very moment a teacher initiates a lesson symbolizes a confluence of knowledge and thought from many different sources. At the least, that action represents knowledge of the subject or skill being taught, planning, the curriculum, instruction, evaluation, and the diversity of learning styles, as well as self-knowledge. Teaching draws together both formal knowledge and experience ...

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