AN EDUCATIONAL PARADIGM SHIFT

moving CONTENT

from

knowledge-based
subject-based knowledge
limited perspectives
memorization-based
add-on curriculum

to

performance-based
interdisciplinary focused knowledge
multiple perspectives
inquiry-based
integrated in existing curriculum




moving STUDENTS

from

passive participant
rigid mind (one perspective)
linear thinking
ethnocentric orientation
threatened by differences

to

engaged participant
flexible mind (multiple perspectives)
divergent thinking
ethno-relative orientation
celebrating differences