Curriculum Planning : Teaching Math, Education, And Social Studies

875 Words May 5th, 2016 4 Pages
Curriculum Planning Throughout the day teachers are faced with teaching math, science, language arts, and social studies. While teaching these subjects the teacher has to be educated in all of the different subjects because students will have questions about all of the different subjects. In classrooms today, many subjects are focused on math, reading, and writing because these are the subjects on the standardized tests. Depending on the district and state, there may be outlines of the curriculum. For example all of the elementary schools in Albany County’s district follow the same math outline. With this being said, I do think it is important to follow these outlines, but I think it is important that we are not focused on the assessment. Teachers’ should be focused on the students’ learning and how they are retaining the information. While learning to teach I have watched a few teachers shut down students; questions about certain subjects because it was not a subject they needed to learn. Throughout the year we will have to cover different standards and take multiple assessments, but throughout the school year I want my students to feel excited and ask questions. Questions allow students and teachers to grow, and theses questions may not fall in the standardized test are. These questions are so important and as teachers we should answer them because our student are interested in what they are asking. Teachers have the responsibility to make sure students feel like they…
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