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ERIC Number: EJ1146354
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jul
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0311-6999
Strategies and Resources for Contextualising the Curriculum Based on the Funds of Knowledge Approach: A Literature Review
Llopart, Mariona; Esteban-Guitart, Moisès
Australian Educational Researcher, v44 n3 p255-274 Jul 2017
This article aims to describe and illustrate how the curriculum can be contextualised through different educational experiences based on the funds of knowledge approach. Educational contextualisation is understood to be the linking of curricular content (literacy, science, mathematics, social sciences) with students' lives, including prior learning experiences from their homes and communities. The literature review began by surveying 59 articles retrieved from the ERIC database after entering the search terms "funds of knowledge" and "teaching methods". Out of these, 22 peer reviewed papers were selected based on the following criteria: the paper should illustrate how artefacts produced by students (photographs, texts, artistic productions, digital stories) can be put to pedagogical use by turning them into resources to mobilise knowledge and experiences inside and outside school. The results are discussed in light of the CREDE Standards for Effective Pedagogy, as well as the notion of "funds of identity," which has been proposed recently within the context of the "funds of knowledge" approach.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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