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Description of the Approach
Hilda Taba believed that there should be a clear definate order to curriculum design.
Teachers must be involved in the process.
There are 7 steps to the Taba model of curriculum development:
Identify the needs of the students
Choose content that matches the objectives.
Organize content considering the learners experiences and background
Select instructional method that promote student engagement
Organize learning experiences by sequencing content
Evaluate to ensure mastery
Taba, H. (1962).
Curriculum development: theory and practice
. New York: Harcourt Brace.
Fraenkel, J. R. (1994). The evolution of the Taba Curriculum Development Project.
This article explores one school's use of the Taba Model with their social studies curriculum
Strategies and Ideas for Implementation
Taba model is currently used today in most curriculum designs. The steps still used are:
Identifying he needs of the students
Selecting intructional methods
Organizing learning experiences
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