Keys to Curriculum Mapping

Author: Susan Udelhofen
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412909587
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Provides the tools necessary for successful implementation of curriculum mapping.

A Guide to Curriculum Mapping

Author: Janet A. Hale
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452294410
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This practical, step-by-step guide examines the stages of contemplating, planning, and implementing curriculum mapping initiatives that can improve student learning and create sustainable change.

An Educational Leader s Guide to Curriculum Mapping

Author: Janet A. Hale
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452271623
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Developed for district leaders, curriculum directors, principals, and teacher leaders, this book shows how to lead a collaborative and sustainable curriculum mapping initiative.

Curriculum Alignment

Author: David A. Squires
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412960061
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides information for school administrators and curriculum specialists on ways to align the curriculum to state standards to improve student achievement and teacher effectiveness.

The Curriculum Mapping Planner

Author: Heidi Hayes Jacobs
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416608745
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This book is designed to help schools deliver effective training in curriculum mapping. Creating and using curriculum maps is easy when this in-depth resource is used in workshops, curriculum means and professional learning communities.

Teaching and Learning Through Multiple Intelligences

Author: Linda Campbell
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
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Teaching and Learning Through Multiple Intelligences in an outstanding resource that offers expert analysis of Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligencesand the knowledge to extend this theory to effective classroom practice. Broad-based and comprehensive, this text describes implications for pedagogy, team-teaching, student strengths, curriculum, assessment, community involvement, and diverse classroom models. The authors devote one chapter to each of the eight intelligences. They define intelligence, provide a checklist for identifying it, suggest environmental considerations, and offer related teaching strategies. Additional chapters survey Gardner's recent work on teaching for understanding, performance-based assessment, and model MI school programs and student outcomes. New to this Edition New Chapter 1 on The Influence of MI Theory on Teacher's Beliefs and Classroom Practices reviews cases and research on student intelligence and shows how these beliefs can change educational goals and curriculum. Chapters 2-8 on Individual Intelligences have been revised with new technology implications, references and instructional strategies bringing these up to state of the art practice. Curriculum Development in Chapter 9 includes more examples of K-12 curriculums. Assessment has been enhanced with three new approaches to better illustrate current practice (Chapter 10). Lessons Learned (Chapter 11) surveys new research on 100 K-12 MI school programs with student achievement on standardized tests to discuss achievement gains. Not every student learns in the same way! Teaching and Learning Through Multiple Intelligences is an outstanding resource that offers expert analysis of Dr. Howard Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligencesand the knowledge to extend this theory to effective classroom practice. Every teacher can develop students' eight intelligences and teach basic skills through multiple modes. Ready-to-use assessment tools and less

Mapping Comprehensive Units to the ELA Common Core Standards K 5

Author: Kathy Tuchman Glass
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452217300
Format: PDF
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A GPS for connecting standards to lessons Translating the Common Core State Standards into an effective curriculum is at the top of many educators’ to-do list, and this book shows you how. This text familiarizes teachers and curriculum designers with the key points of the ELA core standards and demonstrates how to design effective curriculum units to align with them. The author provides practical and accessible tools for developing a map and for making the important connections among all unit map components, including differentiated instruction. Also included are: A rationale for each of the ELA common core standards An overview of the key benefits Reproducible templates and examples of unit curriculum maps

An Educational Leader s Guide to Curriculum Mapping

Author: Janet A. Hale
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412974194
Format: PDF, ePub
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Developed for district leaders, curriculum directors, principals, and teacher leaders, this book shows how to lead a collaborative and sustainable curriculum mapping initiative.

Tools of the Mind

Author: Elena Bodrova
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780130278043
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As the only text of its kind, this book provides in-depth information about Vygotsky's theories, neo-Vygotskians' findings, and concrete explanations and strategies that instruct teachers how to influence student learning and development. Key changes to this edition include a new chapter on dynamic assessment, separate and expanded chapters on developmental accomplishments of infants and toddlers, preschool/kindergarten, and primary grades and on supporting those accomplishments, and elaborations of Vygotsky's ideas from neo-Vygotskians from Russia. FEATURES: Written for the beginning student, the book provides a clear discussion of Vygotskian principles including...a historical overview and a complete chapter on the "Zone of Proximal Development," (ZPD). Each section of the book builds on the other...framework, strategies, and applications of the Vygotskian approach. The work of Vygotsky is compared in a fair and balanced way with the work of Piaget. Examples and activities have been class-tested in a variety of classroom environments including a Head Start program, private preschool, and in the Denver Public Schools.