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March 31, 2016 | Author: | Posted in child, education

Critically evaluate key strategies for promoting a

progressive , continuous and inclusive curriculum across the core

subjects (Literacy , Numeracy and Science , drawing on theory

and research to support your debate

The Key strategies have been developed to assist teachers in delivering the most crucial areas in the curriculum . These key strategies are given utmost attention in to promote continuity and progression to every pupil ‘s experience in education

Continuity and progression go together in the National Curriculum . Its purpose is to create a progressive learning and continuous accomplishment and understanding , which [banner_entry_middle]

, in a way , is reserved only by the pupils learning capability . While continuity ensures that the general objectives , values and beliefs are consistent , progression is a process in which the school ‘s teaching heightens the level of thinking of pupils , augment awareness through increasingly challenging studies which is conformed to pupils ‘ age , readiness and condition

When continuity and progression are established , pupils will not loose their enthusiasm in learning and will improve on experience and awareness , abilities and understanding in a regular manner , thus easing up tensions and stresses on pupils during transition

To apply the curriculum continuity and progression better , teachers can work together and should start at the early stage making sure that they deliver quality teaching of the key strategies namely numeracy , literacy and science

Numeracy lessons start by practicing skills that do not involve writing . These activities are also known as oral and mental starter activities

In literacy lessons , letter sounds are known as phonemes and in reading , one can either , share , be guided or read independently . All lessons are finished with plenary , when the class summarizes what the pupils have studied and learned in literacy hours . There are also objectives given by the teachers which outlined the whole subject matter to be taught , and hoped to be studied and learned at the end of the lesson

In Science , the ideal plan is supported by assumptions regarding its aims and purposes , which also support the National Curriculum programme of study in for pupils to have the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding of major scientific ideas , processes and skills and apply these to daily experience , learn about ways of thinking and of finding out about and communicating ideas , and dig values and attitudes through science , thus , building early experiences on pupils

The Objectives in the works of literacy and numeracy are the key source for teachers ‘ planning . When applied effectively , teachers will adapt them , taking to account of previous learning and all of the pupils abilities . Teachers mostly supplement them with the use of any variable materials for the pupils to respond and comprehend more on the subject

In both literacy and numeracy , knowledge to the subject matter is the most essential factor to produce a better plan because a teacher , if knowledgeable , knows the next step on what the pupils need without usually writing them down . Their writing plan , although detailed , does not necessarily determine their quality of teaching . Teachers who are knowledgeable… [banner_entry_footer]


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