Layered Curriculum <ul><li>How does it work? </li></ul><ul><li>Why teach using it? </li></ul>
Multiple types of learners <ul><li>Students learn in many ways. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Au...
Keys to learning <ul><li>Give students choices and control over what they learn. </li></ul><ul><li>Students do not learn i...
Accountability With Layered Curriculum <ul><li>Students learning rather than doing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many assignments ...
Blooms Taxonomy <ul><ul><li>Knowledge/ comprehension </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Apply/analyze </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E...
Bottom Layer of Layered Curriculum <ul><li>Knowledge and Comprehension </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic content and vocabulary ...
Middle Layer of Layered Curriculum <ul><li>Apply and Analyze </li></ul><ul><li>Some Assignment Examples </li></ul><ul><li>...
Upper Layer of Layered Curriculum <ul><li>Evaluate, Create, and Connect </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opinion driven </li></ul></u...
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Layered Curriculum

  1. 1. Layered Curriculum <ul><li>How does it work? </li></ul><ul><li>Why teach using it? </li></ul>
  2. 2. Multiple types of learners <ul><li>Students learn in many ways. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aural </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kinesthetic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Read/Write </li></ul></ul>Layered Curriculum provides students with an opportunity to learn in many styles.
  3. 3. Keys to learning <ul><li>Give students choices and control over what they learn. </li></ul><ul><li>Students do not learn in the same ways. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Accountability With Layered Curriculum <ul><li>Students learning rather than doing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many assignments are not done until they are discussed with the teacher. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students responsible for their own learning </li></ul>
  5. 5. Blooms Taxonomy <ul><ul><li>Knowledge/ comprehension </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Apply/analyze </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluate/create/ connect </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Layers created to flow with Blooms Taxonomy </li></ul>
  6. 6. Bottom Layer of Layered Curriculum <ul><li>Knowledge and Comprehension </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic content and vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Some Assignment Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Read chapter and answer questions </li></ul><ul><li>Complete note cards/essays for test </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to lecture/podcast and take notes </li></ul><ul><li>Write a paragraph essay on a topic </li></ul><ul><li>Draw a map with geographical features </li></ul><ul><li>Structures notes practice </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint lectures on topics </li></ul><ul><li>Building 3-D models </li></ul><ul><li>Journal entries </li></ul><ul><li>Mini movies on various topics </li></ul><ul><li>Quizzed on knowledge map </li></ul><ul><li>Watch video clips and take notes </li></ul><ul><li>Movie Maker projects </li></ul>
  7. 7. Middle Layer of Layered Curriculum <ul><li>Apply and Analyze </li></ul><ul><li>Some Assignment Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Comparisons </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People, places, ideas, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Book reads </li></ul><ul><li>Friendly letters </li></ul><ul><li>Constructions </li></ul><ul><li>Creative essays using proper vocabulary </li></ul>
  8. 8. Upper Layer of Layered Curriculum <ul><li>Evaluate, Create, and Connect </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opinion driven </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research driven </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Higher level content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem solving </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Some Assignment Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Critical thinking questions </li></ul><ul><li>Linking information to modern day </li></ul><ul><li>Individualized research </li></ul><ul><li>Interdisciplinary projects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Forming links with other subject matter </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Higher level reading books </li></ul>

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