Writing a Usable and Working Curriculum. Background with Step-by-Step Guidance. Curriculum Planning.
Background with Step-by-Step Guidance
"To begin with the end in mind means to start with a clear understanding of your destination. It means to know where you’re going so that you better understand where you are now so that the steps you take are always in the right direction." (Covey, 1994)
A PLC is always focused on student learning. When writing curriculum these questions become part of the discussion:
The backward design model is comprised of the following three stages:
Different states/schools/teachers use different models to
describe cognitive rigor. Each addresses something
What performance tasks support the unit and learning outcomes?
How will I be able to distinguish between those who really understand and those who don’t (though they may seem to)?Evidence of Learning: Assessments