Naisa Jen C. Sales BSEd - Math 3 Block 008
Lesson 1.3 Activity/ Learning Task
Direction: Answer the following questions on your e-portfolio.
1. Name other subjects or disciplines as examples of subject design.
* Math, Science, History, and Literature
2. Name other subjects or disciplines as examples of the different types of integrated curriculum design.
* Art, Mathematics and Reading
3. Give some advantages and possible pitfalls of subject design and integrated design.
* Advantages of Subject Design*
- It is easy to deliver
- Support instructional materials
* Pitfalls *
- They can be completely and often require a large number of participants to generator any useful and analyzable data.
* Advantage of Integrated Design *
- Provides a deeper understanding of content.
- Encourages active particular in relevant real life experience.
* Pitfalls *
- Lack boundaries around subject areas, which may impact on organizing who teachers, what and where.
4. Name some schools nearby you that use a learner-centered curriculum.
* Palo National High School
5. How do students learn in a learner-centered curriculum?
* Teachers encourage student learning by allowing students to share in decisions, believing in their capacity to lead and remembering how it feels to learn.
6. What are some benefits of having a learner-centered curriculum?
* Learner- centered curriculum enhance academic achievement and promote the development of important learning skills, such as critical thinking, problems solving and the ability to cooperatively work with others.
7. Having a learner-centered curriculum in mind, answer the following questions below:
What possible skills, knowledge, and values are emphasized in the curriculum?
* The possible skills, knowledge and value emphasised in the curriculum is critical thinking and problem solving.
What possible learning experiences can be provided?
* Empowers all students to learn as much as they can during a course experience. Students will be working at different rates and engagement in different learning experiences.
What about the learning environment?
* The learning environment builds on the conceptual and cultural knowledge of each student. The students do much of the talking and construct their own meaning based on prior knowledge.
What are the requirements of the curriculum for the teachers?
* The teachers must act as facilitators and guides, create real- world and authentic learning experiences, truly encourage students drive their own learning and commit to professional and personal growth.
8. Name a school nearby that uses problem-centered design.
* There is no school nearby that uses problem- centered design.
9. Name some benefits and issues related to its implementation.
* Find it more enjoyable and satisfying
* It encourage create understanding
* experience rate their abilities higher
* Develops lifelong learning skills
10. Identify some current issues and problems that can be used as a theme for a problem-based curriculum.
* Potentially Poorer Performance on Test *
- Can cause issues when students take standardised test, as they may not have the breadth of knowledge needed to achieve high scores.