cur·​ric·​u·​lar | \ kə-ˈri-kyə-lər How to pronounce curricular (audio) \

Definition of curricular

: of or relating to a curriculum

Examples of curricular in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On the legal side of the issue, in a variety of court challenges, the NCAA has talked about college sports being an educational activity, a co-curricular activity for students who are not employees of their schools. Steve Berkowitz, USA TODAY, "NCAA sends California governor letter calling name, likeness bill 'unconstitutional'," 11 Sep. 2019 Integrating teachers, curricular offerings, after-school programs, and public summer school enrichment activities delivered a better quality education to black children. Michelle Adams, The New Republic, "The Integration Success Stories," 23 Aug. 2019 Extra-curricular activities like band, football, volleyball and others are returning to campus soon and touchups around the campus are nearly complete. David Taylor, Houston Chronicle, "COCISD announces mid-August registration dates," 26 July 2019 Providence’s DelSesto Middle School, which has about a thousand mostly black, brown, and immigrant students, uses Summit Learning, a no-cost curricular platform developed, in part, by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. E. Tammy Kim, The New Yorker, "The Messy Reality of Personalized Learning," 10 July 2019 They have been devoted to supporting their father’s work for years — Kurt as president and Owen as a board member and director of curricular resources for the National Institute for Direct Instruction, a company Zig founded. Jordyn Brown, The Seattle Times, "Remembering Siegfried ‘Zig’ Engelmann’s legacy of learning," 12 Apr. 2019 For teens balancing schoolwork, extra curricular activities, family obligations, work, and other responsibilities, this can seem unrealistic and impossible. Danielle Corcione, Teen Vogue, "How to Tell if You Have a Sleep Disorder," 14 Mar. 2019 My own kids have had great teachers in Athens public schools, wonderful extra-curricular opportunities, great friends, and bright futures as products of their dynamic and caring school communities. Valerie Strauss, Washington Post, "A parent writes to Gates and Zuckerberg: You asked for advice on education. Here’s mine.," 16 May 2018 Success Academy officials first appealed to State Education Department Commissioner MaryEllen Elia, who ruled in favor of the DOE to require a contract with curricular oversight. Jimmy Vielkind, WSJ, "Success Academy Wins Legal Battle With New York City Over Its Pre-K Curriculum," 20 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of curricular

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for curricular

curriculum + -ar

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The first known use of curricular was circa 1909

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