The curriculum is the soul of the educational process, the heart of educational institution and the mind of the academic programme. It is the tool in the hands of the teachers to mould his students according to the goals of the education, and aims and objectives of the course. Any course cannot be conducted without a prescribed curriculum. More particularly, a definite as well as flexible curriculum at elementary level is needed as it is a combination of various subjects, skills, abilities, aptitudes and understanding. The present book on elementary curriculum is intended to guide preservice and inservice teachers to teach effectively, to provide insights to the curriculum designers to develop a suitable curriculum, to the writers to suggest suitable learning experiences, and to the parents to cooperate to realise the potentialities of their children. This book is touching all the important issues of curriculum, curriculum development, language arts, social studies, science, mathematics, assessment and evaluation.The teacher and/or pupils at the appropriate stage of development may make crossword puzzles. By filling in the blank spaces on the crossword puzzles, learners may be guided in developing to an optimum level in vocabulary development.
|Publisher||:||Discovery Publishing House - 2003-01-01|