"Offers a new approach and is a valuable addition to the body of literature on curriculum mapping."
—Constance Hill, Teacher Specialist, South Carolina Department of Education
"After reading Curriculum Mapping, I felt I had the knowledge and tools to show my teachers how to create their own personal 'curriculum guides' and have meaningful collaboration with other teachers to coordinate instruction both horizontally and vertically."
—Margo Gibson, Principal, Jemison High School, AL
"Easy to read and understand, and I feel I could begin this process right now."
—Jamie Jahnig, English Teacher, Central High School, Cheyenne, WY
Create a blueprint for your educational objectives!
Integrating curriculum with content standards and working with other educators to develop a teaching program makes instruction not only collaborative but also cohesive. Curriculum Mapping: A Step-By-Step Guide for Creating Curriculum Year Overviews offers teachers a customized, personalized process to prepare their curriculum while folding content into a larger curriculum map.
Kathy Tuchman Glass leads K–12 educators step-by-step through the process of developing a Curriculum Year Overview—or curriculum map—helping to establish meaningful connections between content areas while ensuring that all standards are met. This excellent resource helps teachers, curriculum directors, staff developers, and principals map out the school year with an articulate game plan to follow as they meticulously educate their students. In this book, readers will find:
- A detailed definition and the purposes of a Curriculum Year Overview (CYO)
- The step-by-step process for creating a personalized CYO
- Several completely developed curriculum maps, blank templates, and suggestions for mapping specific content area skills from grade to grade
Discover how to build a strong foundation that promotes clear educational goals and results in a winning curriculum plan for your classroom and school!
|Curriculum Year Overview Definition|
|Purposes of a Curriculum Year Overview|
|The Importance of Teacher Support|
|Steps in the Process|
|Grammar and Conventions Content Standards Continuum|
|Writing Types (Genres) Continuum|
|Continuums for Other Subject Areas|
|Computer Software Programs|
|Continued Professional Success|
|Blank Templates for Detailed Month/Unit|