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Division Training on

Interdisciplinary Contextualization
for Mathematics Education

Presented by:
JOEY F. VALDRIZ
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DISCUSSION THEMES

Policy Basis of Contextualization
Defining Contextualization
Contextualization in the K to 12 Curriculum
Framework
Actualizing Contextualization in the Math and
Science Curricula

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THEME 1:
POLICY BASIS OF CONTEXTUALIZATION

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INITIATIVES BEFORE K TO 12

• 1998-2006: Third Elementary Education
Project (TEEP)
– development of readers using local stories
– Integration of culture and artistic expressions in
learning areas

• 2002-2007: Basic Education Assistance for
Mindanao (BEAM)
– “tri-people” perspective – Muslims, Christians
and Lumads

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company.com . INITIATIVES BEFORE K TO 12 • 2005 .present: Strengthening Implementation of Visayas Education (STRIVE) – Region-wide efforts on localization / contextualization • 2011 .2014: Philippines' Response to Indigenous Peoples' and Muslim Education (PRIME) – initial attempt at generating the contextualization process www.

2 … encourage local initiatives for improving the quality of basic education. Sec. POLICY BASIS OF CONTEXTUALIZATION • Governance of Basic Education Act of 2001 (RA 9155). needs and aspirations of a school community are reflected in the program of education. www. … the values.company. … Schools and learning centers shall be empowered to make decisions on what is best for the learners they serve.com .

Sec.company. 5 The DepEd shall adhere to the following standards and principles in developing the enhanced basic education curriculum: (d)… contextualized and global www.com .POLICY BASIS OF CONTEXTUALIZATION • Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013 (RA 10533).

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company. localization and indigenization based on historical use and experiences in the Philippine public schools www.com . KEY CONCEPTS • CONTEXTUALIZATION • LOCALIZATION • INDIGENIZATION DepEd Order 32. 2015) .Definition of contextualization. s. 2015 “Adopting the Indigenous Peoples Education Curriculum Framework” (July 29.

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• Local materials are used as often as possible in making instructional materials.company. setting needed to give context to test questions or problem-solving exercises are those of the immediate community. • Local stories are used in the language learning areas. situations. • Translating a story written in another language to the language of one’s learners for use in MTB-MLE. www.com . LOCALIZATION • Examples used in lessons start with those in the locality • Names.

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INDIGENIZATION Araling Panlipunan • Reading / dramatizing the life of local heroes • Discussing local environmental problems • Staging a debate on local issues Science or Mathematics • Research on production outputs of local industries • Learning about indigenous ways of measurement • Learning from local artisans/farmers about their own methods of production which use folk mathematics or traditional folk practices www.com .company.

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company.com . CONTEXTUALIZATION • MTB-MLE – in relation to languages in the Philippines (socio-cultural) www.

CONTEXTUALIZATION • TLE leading to TVL options – in relation to the learners’ needs and circumstances (situation). and resources available (setting) www.company. interests and skills (areas of application).com .

CONTEXTUALIZATION • Tracks and strands – in relation to the learners’ needs and circumstances (situation). interests and skills (areas of application).com . and resources available (setting) www.company.

ang Aking Pamilya at Paaralan 2 Ang Aking Komunidad. socio-cultural) www. CONTEXTUALIZATION SUBJECT AREAS GRADE THEME 1 Ako. Noon at Ngayon 3 Ang mga Lalawigan sa Aking Rehiyon 4 Ang Bansang Pilipinas 5 Pagbuo ng Pilipinas bilang Nasyon 6 Mga Hamon at Tugon sa Pagkabansa ARALING PANLIPUNAN (Bio-geographical.com . historical.company.

company. 8-10 … celebration of Filipino cultural identity and diversity… MUSIC and ART (Socio-cultural) www. CONTEXTUALIZATION SUBJECT AREAS GRADE GRADE LEVEL STANDARDS 4-6 … celebration of Filipino cultural identity and diversity… 7 …cultural richness of the different provinces of the Philippines.com .

company.com . CONTEXTUALIZATION INCLUSION and INTEREST PROGRAMS • IP Education Program • Madrasah Program • Programs for the Gifted and Talented • Programs for Learners with Disabilities • Programs for Learners Under Difficult Circumstances www.

and consequently. the teaching- learning process Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013 (RA 10533). CONTEXTUALIZATION The K to 12 curriculum framework highlights the fundamental importance of context in shaping the curriculum.company. Sec. 5 • The DepEd shall adhere to the following standards and principles in developing the enhanced basic education curriculum: (d)… contextualized and global www.com .

www. The production and development of locally produced teaching materials shall be encouraged and approval of these materials shall devolve to the regional and division education units. Sec.com . CONTEXTUALIZATION Flexibility of the K to 12 curriculum allows for curriculum enhancement at the local level in relation to the diverse background of learners Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013 (RA 10533).company. indigenize and enhance the same based on their respective educational and social contexts. 5 • The DepEd shall adhere to the following standards and principles in developing the enhanced basic education curriculum: (h)… flexible enough to enable and allow schools to localize.

s. www. CONTEXTUALIZATION DepEd Order 35. 2016) • The teacher’s guide and learners materials may be modified to accommodate the unique contexts of a particular locality.com . 2016 “The Learning Action Cell as a K to 12 Basic Education Program School-Based Continuing Professional Development Strategy for the Improvement of Teaching and Learning” (June 7.company.

com .company. THEME 4: ACTUALIZING CONTEXTUALIZATION IN THE MATH AND SCIENCE CURRICULA www.

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• Science and Math curricula allow for contextualization at the local level to enrich the curriculum. www.com . standards and competencies do not specify the context. CURRICULUM FEATURES • Generally.company.

. division of harvest during harvest season www. or local kakanin) to visualize fractions INDIGENIZATION • community cultural practices that involve fractions are used to visualize fractions – Ex. EXAMPLES OF LOCALIZATION AND INDIGENIZATION OF THE CURRICULUM Competency: • visualizes.2) LOCALIZATION • Use local materials (e.com .g. represents and identifies unit of fractions with denominators of 10 and below (M2NS-IIId-72.company. fruits in season like watermelon.

company. EXAMPLES OF LOCALIZATION AND INDIGENIZATION OF THE CURRICULUM Competency: • Visualize the ratio of two given numbers (M5NS-IIh-22) LOCALIZATION • Use easily observable examples of ratio in the community – One jeep. one kariton. 2 wheels. one tricycle.com . 3 wheels (depending on what is most common in the community) INDIGENIZATION (socio-cultural) • community activities or cultural practices that inherently use the concept of ratio – Bringing products to the market entails using a carabao carrying sacks (one carabao is to x sacks) www. 4 wheels.

EXAMPLES OF LOCALIZATION AND INDIGENIZATION OF THE CURRICULUM Competency: • Identify star patterns that can be seen at particular times of the year (S5FE-IVi-j-1) LOCALIZATION • use the community’s name for prominent stars. if they have.com . while retaining the use of the Greek constellations and its background in discussing star patterns INDIGENIZATION (socio-cultural) • Discuss the community’s own calendar of star patterns and its background before discussing the Greek constellations www.company.

company. EXAMPLES OF LOCALIZATION AND INDIGENIZATION OF THE CURRICULUM • Relating concepts in algebra with weaving.com . music and kinship patterns • Recognizing practices that inherently exercise mathematical thinking www.

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CONTEXTUALIZATION DepEd Order No.company.Considerations in doing contextualization • Relating with the community • Appropriate relationship of the context with the competency • Spiraling in contextualization • Contextualization with indigenous communities (DO 51. 42. s. s.com . 2014) • Contextualization with ethnicities www. 2016 “Policy Guidelines on Daily Lesson Preparation for the K to 12 Basic Education Program” (June 17. 2016) .

CONTEXTUALIZATION Major curriculum thrust: CONTEXTUALIZATION • Localization and indigenization are degrees or levels of doing contextualization. we are moving towards indigenization.company. www. • As we move deeper into the community’s context.com .

teaching-learning process. learning resources • Guided by the principles of being learner- centered and inclusive.company. CONTEXTUALIZATION • Principle and standard in designing the K to 12 curriculum: curriculum design of subjects and learning standards • Group of instructional strategies: competencies.com . learning environment. recognizing diversity www.

. i.company. CONTEXTUALIZATION • Diversity of curricula are aligned nation- wide by the principles and standards of the K to 12 curriculum • The extent of contextualizing depends on factors. familiarity of the teacher with the community. not just indigenous communities www.e. • For all ethnic groups and socio-cultural contexts in the country. the background of the learners in one’s class. the setting and situation of the community.com .

company.com . CONTEXTUALIZATION • Weave together the national competencies and the learner’s community realities and knowledges leading to relevant and meaningful lessons www.

• It is now up to us to ensure that this enhanced curriculum truly transforms our schools and communities.com . Ocampo www. ~Undersecretary Dina S. To Ponder • The best curricula are contextualized by those implementing it. • With the best of our abilities. let us do what we can for the Filipino learner.company.

Sangguniang Panlungsod. s.careerladdersproject.com/content/7/1/29 ) • Curricular Contextualization: Tracking the Meanings of a Concept http://www.pdf • Ang K to 12 at Senior High School.up. REFERENCES • Governance of Basic Education Act of 2001 (RA 9155) • Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013 (RA 10533) • Adopting the Indigenous Peoples Education Curriculum Framework (DO 32. Science and Technology.pdf • Globalization and its methodological discontents: Contextualizing globalization through the study of HIV/AIDS http://www.fpce. Committee on Education.pt/contextualizar/pdf/Curricular_Contextualization- Tracking_the_Meanings_of_a_Concept.company. Quezon City www. 2015) • The Integration of Academic and Technical Skills in K to 12 and Community College Classrooms: Contextualized Teaching and Learning as a Key Strategy • http://www.com .globalizationandhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/7-The- Integration-of-Academic-and-Technical-Skills-in-K-12-and-Community-College- Classrooms.