Deep Curriculum Alignment / Edition 1

Deep Curriculum Alignment / Edition 1

by Fenwick W. English, Betty E. Steffy
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0810839717

ISBN-13: 9780810839717

Pub. Date: 03/28/2001

Publisher: R&L Education

Why do testing and accountability efforts in today's schools fail? In Deep Curriculum Alignment, English and Steffy explore the flaws in state mandated testing, advocating a more comprehensive approach to teaching and testing. This highly practical book will guide you into a deeply aligned curriculum that produces academic results and a level playing field. Each

Overview

Why do testing and accountability efforts in today's schools fail? In Deep Curriculum Alignment, English and Steffy explore the flaws in state mandated testing, advocating a more comprehensive approach to teaching and testing. This highly practical book will guide you into a deeply aligned curriculum that produces academic results and a level playing field. Each chapter covers principles of testing and curriculum building, and concludes with a summary of the key concepts presented. The authors survey various studies, present the ethical dilemmas involved in testing, and present a step-by-step guide to pedagogical parallelism and alignment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810839717
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Series:
Scarecrow Education Book Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Sales rank:
502,907
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.15(h) x 0.33(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Facing the Scourge of the Test Score Zeitgeist Chapter 2 Understanding the Dynamics of the Playing Field Chapter 3 Initiating Actions to Level the Competitive Playing Field Chapter 4 Engaging in Deep Curriculum Alignment Chapter 5 Creating a Viable Alternative to Testing as Mass Inspection Chapter 6 Index

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