What is Curriculum?

Curriculum comes from the Latin word currere which means to run. In many ways curriculum is used to ran the race of education as demonstrated through learning. Curriculum can be seen in many ways among them includes…

  1. A plan for achieving educational goals
  2. The experiences that an educational environment provides its students.
  3. An organized field of study
  4. As a subject matter such as science and or math, which is the most traditional way to view curriculum.

Regardless of how a person sees curriculum. The purpose of curriculum is to provide some sort of framework in which learning can take place. How that framework is designed and how it works is left to the discretion of the educator.

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