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Types of Objectives

Within education,  the majority of objectives used in curriculum are behavioral. Behavioral objectives are actions the student performs that are measurable and observable.  As shared previously, objectives need to have an action, condition, and proficiency in order to meet the general criteria of being an objective. 268 more words

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Creating Objectives

Objectives are more specific than goals or aims in terms of indicating exactly what the students will do. They guide the instruction of the teacher and help to maintain consistency within the curriculum. 163 more words

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Generating Goals

After aims are developed the next step is to develop goals. The difference between aims and goals is how specific they are. Aims are the broadest statements about the philosophy of the school while goals provide a vision of the destination or results of learning. 197 more words

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Wolff-Michael Roff made me think

I’m just back from the STEM conference in Vancouver. I was really looking forward to the keynote to be delivered by Wolff-Michael Roff (WMR). The title intrigued me: … 647 more words

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Developing a Philosophy

One of the first steps in curriculum development, regardless of the type of approach one takes, is the development of a philosophy or mission statement. A school’s philosophy/mission provides a framework for the purpose of the school and what the stakeholders believe is important. 282 more words

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First 5-star review of "Crazy is Normal, a classroom expose"

The reason for this Blog that I launched in January of 2010 was to support this memoir. Crazy is Normal, a classroom expose is based on a daily classroom journal that I kept as a teacher in 1994-95.   327 more words



About three weeks ago I blogged about the creative process and the importance of parents enrolling their children in arts programs.  I made the comment that, “there’s a lot more to it than just being in the school musical”.   652 more words

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