Curriculum Mapping A Step-by-Step Guide for Creating Curriculum Year Overviews

by Kathy Tuchman Glass

Curriculum Mapping A Step-by-Step Guide for Creating Curriculum Year Overviews Synopsis

'Offers a new approach and is a valuable addition to the body of literature on curriculum mapping.'uConstance 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.'uMargo Gibson, Principal, Jemison High School, AL 'Easy to read and understand, and I feel I could begin this process right now.'uJamie 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 Ku12 educators step-by-step through the process of developing a Curriculum Year Overviewuor curriculum mapuhelping 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 CYOSeveral completely developed curriculum maps, blank templates, and suggestions for mapping specific content area skills from grade to gradeaDiscover how to build a strong foundation that promotes clear educational goals and results in a winning curriculum plan for your classroom and school!

Curriculum Mapping A Step-by-Step Guide for Creating Curriculum Year Overviews Press Reviews

Glass offers a way of reducing huge lists of standards and integrating them to produce a yearlong plan that will actually get taught at the various grade levels. Worth a look! -- Teacher Librarian, April 2007 Offering a new approach, [this book] is a valuable addition to the body of literature on curriculum mapping. -- Constance Hill, Teacher Specialist After reading this book, I felt that I had the knowledge and tools to show my teachers how they might create their own personal 'curriculum guides' and have meaningful collaboration with other teachers to coordinate instruction both horizontally and vertically. -- Margo Gibson, Principal This book is obviously the work of an author who has walked a faculty or two through this procedure. -- Rodney Rich, Principal This manuscript was easy to read and understand, and I feel like I could begin this process right now. -- Jamie Jahnig, English Teacher

Book Information

ISBN: 9781412915588
Publication date: 6th February 2007
Author: Kathy Tuchman Glass
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 152 pages
Categories: Curriculum planning & development,

About Kathy Tuchman Glass

Consulting Description Kathy Glass is a former teacher who consults and presents nationally with K-12 teachers and administrators at schools, districts, conferences, and county offices of education. She offers a blend of professional development (PD) topics to target audiences in areas affecting curriculum and instruction. To deliver customized PD, she assists educators with strategic planning to determine objectives. Then she tailors PD based on requested topics such as, but not limited to: * highlights of the ELA Common Core Standards * implementation of the ELA Common Core or other standards-based curriculum using a backward design approach * essential understandings and guiding questions to ...

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