Ch 5: Learning Experiences in Curriculum

About This Chapter

Students often learn best when classroom experiences inspire them to engage. This chapter teaches you how to incorporate your students' experiences in curriculum so you can plan lessons that improve their learning outcomes.

Learning Experiences in Curriculum - Chapter Summary

Explore these lessons to discover techniques and strategies you can use to include learning experiences in your curriculum. Watching the videos can help you better understand:

  • How to identify the learning experiences you should include in curriculum
  • Characteristics and elements of effective lesson planning
  • Ways to use scaffolding in education
  • The process of creating curriculum that is both flexible and innovative

This chapter has a variety of resources you can use to tailor your curriculum to your students' needs. You can watch engaging videos and access full transcripts to analyze concepts associated with learning experiences in curriculum. Short quizzes and a chapter exam test how well you understand what you've learned.

How It Helps

  • Encourages curriculum flexibility: Discover strategies that ensure you don't rely too heavily on what's familiar to you, instead becoming more flexible and innovative in your curriculum development and lesson planning.
  • Provides lesson planning techniques: This chapter simplifies the challenging process of writing lesson plans by offering specific techniques for writing clear lessons that meet your goals.
  • Focuses on students: These helpful lessons help you zero in on your students' needs then give you strategies you can use to create lessons based on specific learning objectives, goals and desired outcomes.

Skills Covered

Exploring the lessons in this chapter will ensure you're able to:

  • Include learning experiences in your curriculum that move students toward specific goals and objectives
  • Write effective lesson plans that benefit both the educator and student
  • Define scaffolding and explain how to use it in the learning process
  • Create curriculum that encourages enough flexibility for continued innovation and experimentation

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