THE MEANING OF CURRICULUM
Every institution has their own plan or set of programs. It is the guide of academic or other field of activities. The purpose of education is vague and broad. It is limitless upon learning of the students. It is necessary to follow or implement a certain purpose and goal to achieve what is intended to reach.
The curriculum has different definitions. Various people provide a color of it. But somehow, it is focused on similar meaning and attribute. Curriculum is subjects comprising a course of study in a school or college.
Traditional curriculum is really far if we compared this to progressive curriculum. In progressive curriculum, there is a quality of education – the teachers are competitive and ready to compete to our globally competitive world. The students in progressive curriculum, and eager to learn unlike in traditional curriculum.
So that we should transfer the traditional one to progressive. Nowadays, there is really a need to have a progressive curriculum because today’s generation is far different from that of the past. We must need to suit the needs of the time. Everything is changing yet it has a good outcome for everyone.
Language is dynamic as well as the curriculum. We have different curriculum in the past and in the present. We are now in a globally competitive world. A world that also needs competitive teachers and students. So, how will you become competitive if your curriculum is traditional? And if it doesn’t aware of the new learnings of today?
Students now are fond of using computers. They will probably choose going to the computer shop than going to school. As a teacher, what will you do? Don’t be a boring teacher! An effective way of solving this kind of phenomena is that the teachers must use technology in teaching. Make it as your partner in delivering a lesson so that the students will not get bored. Make a teaching-learning process lively and meaningful.