Topic Objectives

Think outside of the box
  • Define ‘curriculum’ and current trends in curriculum reform
  • Explain curriculum for specific subjects such as language arts, science, math, social studies, foreign languages, art, PE and more
  • Discuss state v. national curriculum standards, including NCLB, ESEA and ESSA
  • Provide an overview of teaching techniques such as interdisciplinary teaching, cooperative learning, critical thinking, writing across the curriculum, differentiated curriculum, and block scheduling