Session 3 Objectives:
Develop a process for evaluating instructional content.
Explore the value of state and national standards in the content selection and review process
Session 3 Introduction:
How do you choose what to teach and what not to teach? What role will textbooks and standards/benchmarks play in the process? Dan provides some guidance and filters for selecting the most relevant content in your instruction and empowering teachers to lead the way in the process.
Session 3 Video:
Session 3: Questions to Ponder and Discuss
Schmoker, Michael J. Focus: Elevating the Essentials to Radically Improve Student Learning. ASCD, 2011.
Friedberg, Solomon, and Sheila Byrd Carmichael. “The State of State Standards Post-Common Core.” The Thomas B. Fordham Institute, 22 Aug. 2018, fordhaminstitute.org/national/research/state-state-standards-post-common-core.
Curriculum Trak seeks to make standards selection and review easy for any user. For more information check out the Available Standards Listing.
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