Week #2: A Synthesis of Learning
Planning for Learning
The key to success is to begin with the end in
mind, with a vision and a blue print of the desired
-Purpose: We will focus on integrating prior learning with new
learning about curriculum integration
Course Work: Staff Meeting Presentations, Integrated Unit
Plan Template (Parts 3 and 4)
Course Participation Task #3/Reader Response #3: Book Review
Tech Task #3: My Shelfari (post Book Review)
Synthesis Paper, Integrated Unit Template, Unit Search
Chapter 5-10: How to Integrate the Curricula
The Future and You
What kind of curriculum experience will you design?
Will your curriculum address the essential
understandings and learning outcomes of the program
of studies? And integrate cross curricular competencies?
Will your curriculum plan inspire, motivate, and engage
Will your curriculum allow for collaboration?
Will your curriculum meet the needs of the 21st century
Will your curriculum demonstrate creativity and
innovation in teaching and learning?
Students will understand that…
Students will know…
Stage 1 – Desired Results
Students will be able to…
Stage 2 – Assessment Evidence
Stage 3 – Learning Plan
High Yield Strategies: