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3 Approaches to Curriculum: Problem, Project, or Inquiry

Problem-based, project-based, and inquiry-based approaches to curriculum are all conducive to a peace education lens and can promote collaborative and constructivist learning. This article summarises the similarities and differences among the three approaches. While language curriculum has been slow in adopting any of these, all can contribute greatly to the language classroom. Please feel free to comment with any suggestions you have of how language educators might make use of problem, project, or inquiry-based learning.

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Cheryl Woelk is coordinator of Language for Peace and specializes in language and peace education in multicultural contexts. She holds an MA in Education and a graduate certificate in Peacebuilding from Eastern Mennonite University in Virginia, USA. Cheryl currently lives in Saskatchewan, Canada with her spouse and son.

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Cheryl Woelk is coordinator of Language for Peace and specializes in language and peace education in multicultural contexts. She holds an MA in Education and a graduate certificate in Peacebuilding from Eastern Mennonite University in Virginia, USA. Cheryl currently lives in Saskatchewan, Canada with her spouse and son.

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