What’s your approach to curriculum?

The Society/Problem-centred approach

Often based on social issues, this approach can be cross-curricular and gives students the opportunity to solve real problems in a flexible environment (Ornstein & Hunkins, 2013). Content and learner development are both important, and, like a learner-centred approach, teachers can guide students based on their areas of interest or concern. Below is a video (Edutopia, 2016) about a school in the UK that uses social issues to create a problem-solving environment in the classroom:

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