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Arpan Chokshi
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Curriculum: Planning v. Flexibility
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Since it's the beginning of the school year, I'm sure many people have made unit and course plans. I'm sure we've experienced the urge to plan as much as we can ahead of time and anticipate what we…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sam Stupak Oct 12, 2009.

 

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Dec 22, 2009
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Nov 2, 2009
Arpan Chokshi replied to Melissa Aguirre's discussion The Bush Years
"In terms of what you said Melissa about growing up during a particularly presidency, I do think it could affect students. However, I believe it might affect their attitude towards government as opposed to (hopefully) understanding of government…"
Oct 24, 2009
Sam Stupak replied to Arpan Chokshi's discussion Curriculum: Planning v. Flexibility
"It seems so far, Arpan, that one of the rules to follow when planning units is to expect things to be pushed back. In our class, we have a pacing guide, and so far we aren't too far off of it, but at the same time, we're prepared for it…"
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William Johnston replied to Arpan Chokshi's discussion Curriculum: Planning v. Flexibility
"Excellent questions Arpan. As with anything in this field, different teachers have different approaches to this issue. Some will carefully map out day-by-day calendars while others will simply figure out the block of time to be used and maybe the…"
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Curriculum: Planning v. Flexibility

Since it's the beginning of the school year, I'm sure many people have made unit and course plans. I'm sure we've experienced the urge to plan as much as we can ahead of time and anticipate what we might want to cover, so that we're better prepared for the school year.When planning units, how precisely do you plan? How do you allow for flexibility while also ensuring you cover certain standards/questions? Do you find certain types of planning constructive or constraining?See More
Sep 22, 2009
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Sep 22, 2009
Katharine Millet replied to Arpan Chokshi's discussion Designing Curriculum (9/22) Massachusetts History and Social Science Curriculum Framework in the group Harvard Social Studies Methods (T213)
"What a great follow-up reading to last week's debate -- notice the use of "our" and "we" throughout the state standards! I was a bit uncomfortable reading how "our political heritage is one" (1) and seeing that in…"
Sep 22, 2009
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