Curriculum and Instruction Report. Pocantico Hills School February 28, 2005. Introduction. Examine state of the school’s curriculum and instruction Provide recommendations on how to improve teaching and learning at PHS Prepare a short and long term curriculum and instruction plan. Mission.
Pocantico Hills School
February 28, 2005
To emphasize the English/Language Arts (ELA) Learning Standards (reading, writing, listening, speaking) in all grade levels and all subject areas linking our newly adopted writing and reading programs and resulting in a comprehensive standards-based ELA curriculum Pre-K – 8.
To organize staff to capitalize on their expertise and training and to enhance student learning in a standards based environment.
To provide multiple opportunities for all students to demonstrate academic achievement in the least restrictive educational environment.
District-wide curriculum reviews are not standards based, are not current for all subjects and are not cyclical
Professional development has not had a district-wide focus
There is no long term plan for curriculum review and related professional development