Iowa Core. Alignment of Instructional Content to the Iowa Core. Sue Updegraff Keystone AEA. TARGET:. Complete INITIAL alignment of local content with CORE Essential Concepts and Skills July 1, 2012, grades 9-12 2013-14, grades K-8. (from p. 4 of Self-Study and Implementation Handbook).
Alignment of Instructional Content to the Iowa Core
(from p. 4 of Self-Study and Implementation Handbook)
are the structure to get the work done.
How the Cores Compare
The extent to which and how well all policy elements (content, instruction, assessment) work together to guide instruction and student learning.
The purpose is to determine the extent to which content, instruction, and assessment are in agreement and facilitate student learning
Where is your district on the following?
Using the Foundational Curriculum Terms, create a framework on Post-It paper (i.e., how the terms work together or are logically organized for your district)