About This Chapter
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.
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
1. Including Learning Experiences in Curriculum
Learning experiences allow students to interact with content in different ways and are an important part of the learning process. Learn how to include different types of learning experiences in the curriculum, explore how to plan learning experiences, and see an example of them in action.
2. Scaffolding in Education: Definition, Theory & Examples
In education, 'scaffolding' is a model of teaching in which the instructor models or demonstrates a lesson, steps away to let students work independently or as a group, and then provides them support as needed. Learn more about the definition, theory, and origin of the term 'scaffolding', the general process of scaffolding, a read an example of a scaffolding lesson.
3. How to Create Flexible & Innovative Curriculum
Are you looking for ideas about how to improve your current curriculum or make new curriculum that is flexible and innovative? This article provides insights and recommendations for transforming the curriculum design process to work better for both you and your students. Let's start with an overview of the design process.
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