Presented Curriculum

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Presented Curriculum by Mind Map: Presented Curriculum

1. Foreign Language

1.1. 44% of all U.S. students are enrolled in a class

1.1.1. Most common is Spanish and French

1.1.2. Teachers say it increases linguistics comprehension and Cultural sensitivity

1.1.2.1. Improved writing and comprehension skills

1.2. More elementary schools starting classes

1.2.1. Younger students are easier to teach

1.2.2. Business leaders and Politicians urge grater emphasis

2. Social Studies

2.1. Geography, Political Sciences, Economics, Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology

2.1.1. Emphasis on Government

2.1.2. Emphasis on Geography as students can no longer locate countries on maps

2.2. Arguing and overemphasis on European history

2.2.1. Teach more Asian, African, and Latin American history and culture

2.2.1.1. Including racial and cultural diversity

3. Language Arts

3.1. Focuses on Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening, and Ligature

3.2. Hard to balance classics with Inclusion

3.3. Pressure to teach grammar and spelling for exams

3.4. Hard to adjust for students of different/multiple languages

3.5. Need to balance Phonics with Whole language approaches

4. Mathematics

4.1. until 1960, emphasized basic math

4.1.1. Now we have calculators

4.1.1.1. As young as Elementary

4.1.1.2. Computer apps such as Desmos

4.1.2. Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, and Calculus

4.1.2.1. VS

4.1.2.1.1. New Probability, Statistics, and Computer Sciences

4.2. Considered a language

4.2.1. More psychological

4.2.2. Communicate ideas about numbers and describe quantitative aspects of objects

4.3. Teach conceptual mathematics before procedural rules

4.3.1. If other way around proven lower test scores

5. Science

5.1. American youth do not know much

5.2. Project 2061

5.2.1. Named for the next time Halley's comet is expected to return

5.2.2. Enforces inquiry-based learning and hands-on approaches

5.2.3. Develop cogniyive view of the world

5.2.3.1. Evolution of the universe and the human life cycle

5.2.3.2. Basic concepts as Matter, Energy, Force, and Motion

5.2.3.3. Social changes and conflict and mathematical symbols

6. Career and Technical Edu.

6.1. AKA Vocational School

6.1.1. 2007 to 2008, 7.6 million secondary students are enrolled

6.1.1.1. 7% drop from last year

6.2. Preparing students for full employment after graduation

6.2.1. Classes instructed by local businesses

6.2.2. Enforce apprenticeship programs 4 days on job training, one day class time

7. Electives

7.1. For students who are on the non-college rout

7.2. Harder to take as rising graduation requirements

7.2.1. 100 options, 5 credits per 2 semesters of course

7.2.1.1. Graduating with 20 units

7.2.2. Driver education and consumer education

8. Physical Edu./Health

8.1. Teachers are usually licensed in both

8.1.1. Do not usually teach health as it is not on high-stakes tests

8.1.2. Can alter activities for disabled students

8.2. Develop physical fitness, Knowledge development, and social/physiological development

8.2.1. Health

8.2.1.1. Injury prevention, safety prevention, and control of diseases

8.2.1.1.1. Torn muscles and AIDS

8.2.2. PE

8.2.2.1. Coordination, appropriate leaves of body fat, strength, and flexibility

9. Arts

9.1. Music

9.2. Theater/Dance

9.2.1. Largely overlooked by elementary schools

9.2.1.1. Elementary students show more interest in these areas

9.3. Overlooked by other pressing subjects

9.3.1. Math, English, History, Science