Drawing on Memory Banking to Envision Community-Based Science Education: Implications to Elementary Science Teaching and Learning

By

Purita P. Bilbao

(Presented at the 1st MLE Conference, “Reclaiming the Right to Learn in One’s Own Language,” Capitol University, Cagayan de Oro City, Feb 18-20, 2010.)

Introduction

As curriculum reforms in the Philippine basic education usher in, a push towards a progressive view of the curriculum has become dominant (DepEd Primer, 2002). A shift of curricular understanding from a list of organized knowledge, modes of thoughts and course of study to the knowledge selection and reconstruction as guided by the experiences in the learning environment has emerged.   We shared a similar view as we look into the various curricular narratives that reflect the ways of knowing and life experiences of the people and school children in a particular barangay, a setting of our study.

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