Focusing on the core subjects of Mathematics, English and Science, the book addresses the political agenda in which the core curriculum takes place, and provides practical information and guidance on teaching the three subjects. The book briefly traces the history of these core subjects, examines what is meant by 'curriculum knowledge', takes apart the classroom and educational issues before offering advice on handling curriculum change and tackling new approaches to teaching. It helps teachers develop their skills through enquiry tasks, case studies, questions and suggested further reading.ENQUIRY TASK 5 Compare the performance of the pupils in your school in the mathematics SATs. ... If you teach a Key Stage 2 class compare your pupilsa#39; performance in different aspects of the mathematics curriculum. ... and was identified as such as early as 1988, it has not received the sort of attention that mathematics and English have. ... SCHOOLS CURRICULUM and ASSESSMENT AUTHORITY (1997) Developing the Primary School Curriculum: The Next Steps, Hayes: SCAA.
|Title||:||Improving Teaching and Learning In the Core Curriculum|
|Author||:||Professor Kate Ashcroft, John Lee|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2005-08-16|