Look at the Students to Determine Effective Teaching in Curriculum Reform

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Effective Teaching in Curriculum Reform What is the most important factor in curriculum reform movements? Is it standardized test scores or the qualification of being a good teacher? Nope. Although these factors are significant in promoting curriculum reform, however, they concentrate on either the higher students' academic performance or the more rigorous requirements of teachers. In order to successfully satisfy the needs of students, it is better for the policymakers to put themselves into students' shoes to measure the achievement of teaching by evaluating the students' passion and progress in the teaching process rather than only test scores or teacher evaluations. In brief, refining the current assessment system to measure the …show more content…
Effective Teaching in Curriculum Reform What is the most important factor in curriculum reform movements? Is it standardized test scores or the qualification of being a good teacher? Nope. Although these factors are significant in promoting curriculum reform, however, they concentrate on either the higher students' academic performance or the more rigorous requirements of teachers. In order to successfully satisfy the needs of students, it is better for the policymakers to put themselves into students' shoes to measure the achievement of teaching by evaluating the students' passion and progress in the teaching process rather than only test scores or teacher evaluations. In brief, refining the current assessment system to measure the efficiency in teaching is the most important factor in curriculum reform movements.
The Problem When it comes to the topic of curriculum reform, most of us will readily agree that we need to improve the quality of our teachers or to develop better education standards (Alters, 2012). Where this agreement usually ends, however, is on the question of how curriculum reform satisfies the students’ needs in learning. Whereas some are convinced to rely on standardized test scores to determine the efficiency in public education, Linda Darling-Hammond (2011), an American educator, maintains that these assessments do not benefit the students’ academic performance; and school education should focus on providing quality education to the children. Thus, the
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