Perspectives of curriculum
Parent education participants are encouraged to identify and pursue their own goals rather than goals being imposed by the educator.
Curriculum theories and approaches
The experiential perspective assumes that curricula should take a holistic approach to students by considering all their experiences. Chamot, A. This program is based on evidence that the stresses families experience in their daily lives affect the quality of parenting they are able to provide and that change in parents' contexts is needed to alter the stresses. Parent educator preparation programs should expose parent educators to a comprehensive array of curriculum models and to parent education programs reflecting the various models. These approaches are based on sets of assumptions that we've made based on our education, experience, and other factors. Handbook of research on curriculum. The primary tenet of this perspective is that if a student can understand the structure of a discipline, then the student can acquire the knowledge base of that discipline independently. Personal knowledge and public knowledge. In an increasingly accountable age, science and math teachers are shying away from the perspective in building their curricula. Each learner unique versus learners have shared characteristics.
The cardinal principles of secondary education National Education Association. Understanding curriculum. It is based on Urie Bronfenbrenner's ecological model, Bronfenbrenner, Handbook of research on curriculum.
As parents struggle to understand views of other parents that differ from their own, they become more conscious of their own perspectives. This intellectual and social process involves the following aspects and questions: Considering the context--how did the problem come to be?
Bobbitt, J. The inner cognitive conflict they experience as a result of their dialogues with other parents provides an internal motivation for resolution of the conflict. In its focus on the contexts families experience, the FM program is oriented to social transformation.
The view of the child and the kind of communication originates outside the parent.
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