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Presentation Study Guide 1.1

Lesson 1: Curriculum and why it matters?

OUTLINE FOR TAKING NOTES

Video Part 1.1A and 1.1B

I. Introduction to EDU 630

A. Shaping: Potter analogy

B. Centering curriculum

C. Course description (expanded) 

D. Course Objectives


REVIEW QUESTIONS Lesson 1.1


  1. What can we learn about developing curriculum from the description of a potter shaping a piece of clay into a useful object.
  2. Briefly summarize our calling as Christians to move “all educational endeavors in a normative direction” rather than an anti-normative direction.
  3. Which should hold greater authority for the Christian teacher, God’s Word or a government curriculum guide? Why?
  4. What are some products of the curriculum development process?
  5. What two aspects of the curriculum need to be assessed?
  6. Why should we consider using local or national standards from government curriculum guides?