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  • Clear sense of where to go.common language as we are teachinggain informationavoid repetitionsidentify gaps21st Century skills/ Integration of LiteracyAddress difficult areas.Higher order thinkingBringing in outside resourcesShow parents that you are doing an at least “adequate” (if not exceeding) job in educating their children.Same vocabulary as than public/competition schools in order to be able to compare
  • Essential Question: Open ended questions. Links and binds content, skills and assessmentContent: Begin with clearly stated concept (key idea or understanding), followed by bulleted, targeted content points with key facts, key names, key events, and key points of knowledge to be addressedSkills: Verbs (observable & assessable)Activities:Assessment: Noun ( will show progress or regress) – Evidence of targeted skills, evidence of student knowledge of prescribed content.ResourcesStandards
  • What do you want people of leave with?A relational phrase or statementSharpens focus and helps to determine what needs to be taught.Written in bold formIf you have difficulty stating the concept… Identify three words that describe the focus of the unit; force these into a statement.Once you have the concept, you can reword into the Essential QuestionsEx. : Location determines a country’s economic possibilitiesTeamwork promotes cooperationHistory repeats itself
  • Introduction to Curriculum Mapping

    1. Introduction toCurriculum Mapping<br />January 29th, 2010<br />Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano<br />
    2. What kind of student behavior do you want to see in your class?<br />
    3. What kind of student behavior do you want to see in your class?<br />
    4. What kind of student behavior do you want to see in your class?<br />
    5. What is the difference between an obstacle and an opportunity?<br />
    6. Our attitude towards it. Every opportunity has a difficulty and every difficulty has an opportunity.By J. Sidlow Baxter<br />
    7. P<br />P<br />P<br />P<br />
    8. Present<br />P<br />P<br />P<br />
    9. Present<br />Punctual<br />P<br />P<br />
    10. Present<br />Punctual<br />with<br />Positive<br />P<br />
    11. Present<br />Punctual<br />with<br />Positive<br />Participation<br />
    12. Collaborative Effort<br />
    13. You Choose…<br />
    14. or take a Step Back…<br />
    15. What is Curriculum Mapping?<br />
    16. What is Curriculum Mapping?<br />
    17. What is Curriculum Mapping?<br />A path or course of small steps…<br />
    18. What is Curriculum Mapping?<br />
    19. What is Curriculum Mapping?<br />A Two-Sided Coin<br />Heidi Hayes Jacobs<br />
    20. What is Curriculum Mapping?<br />A process for collecting, maintaining & reviewing an operational data base of the curriculum in a school and/or district.<br />
    21. What is Curriculum Mapping?<br />[Curriculum] Mapping is a verb… and then using these maps to make instructional decision.<br />How do we improve the path students follow?<br />
    22. Discuss<br />
    23. Discuss<br />What are the strengths of our Curriculum?<br />What do we do better than other schools? <br />What are the changes?<br />that would strengthen the current curriculum and better prepare our students.<br />What are some innovations, discoveries, and /or inventions that have occurred in the past five years that have had or will have an impact on your curriculum or your delivery?<br />
    24. Strengths<br />Changes<br />
    25. Benefits of Curriculum Mapping<br />
    26. Curriculum Mapping<br />
    27. Collaborative Effort<br />
    28. Our Definition of Curriculum Map<br />
    29. Why Curriculum Mapping?<br />
    30. School Goals<br />
    31. Curriculum Mapping<br />
    32. Curriculum Map Components<br />Essential Questions<br />Content (& Common Terminology)<br />Skills<br />Activities<br />Assessments<br />Resources<br />Standards<br />
    33. Curriculum Map Components<br />
    34. Unwrapping the Standards<br />Content can be found within the standard… look for nouns<br />Skills can be found withinstandards… look for verbs(that can be measured,not “understand” or“demonstrate”)<br />
    35. Learning Styles<br />
    36. Language Arts- Non Negotiables<br />
    37. Language Arts- BIG Ideas?<br />
    38. Time for Curriculum Mapping?<br />
    39. Timeline<br />
    40. Resource Links<br />Presentation based on Curriculum Mapping Workshop by Heidi Hayes Jacobs, Earl Nicholas, Jeanne Tribuzzi & Ann Johnson.<br /><br /><br />
    41. Photo Credits<br />Step up-<br />M&Ms vs. Skittles<br />Taking a Step Back<br />Blooming Orange by LearningToday<br />Blooming Butterfly by Learning Today<br />
    42. Silvia Rosenthal<br />