Read a textbook. Answer the questions at the end of the chapter, or do the workbook pages.
Evaluation of Curriculum
Connected Curriculum has the following qualities. Here's how this assignment measures up.
Your child's higher level thinking abilities - F
The questions at the end of the chapter or related worksheets generally involve the lowest two levels of thinking: remember and understand (at a very basic level).
Your child's nature, and how they learn best - F
This is isolated work, with little meaningful feedback.
How the subject is "practiced" in real life - F
The texts are usually written by writing houses with little understanding of the topic.
How the subject is "practiced" in real life - A
Your stories and challenges connect the curriculum to the real world.
Your child's nature, and how they learn best - A
The challenges involve motion and talking, which are suited to children's basic natures. Presentations at the end give students a chance to be noticed by the teacher and peers. Being noticed is a tremendous motivator to producing high quality work.
Your child's higher level thinking abilities - A
The challenge involves the higher levels of thinking: apply, analyze, evaluate, and create.