Using Power Standards to Build an Aligned Curriculum: A Process Manual

Using Power Standards to Build an Aligned Curriculum: A Process Manual

by Joe T. Crawford
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412991161

ISBN-13: 9781412991162

Pub. Date: 01/04/2011

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Award-winning educator Joe Crawford describes how to use Power Standards to build an effective standards-based curriculum and integrate them into instruction to achieve student success.  See more details below

Overview

Award-winning educator Joe Crawford describes how to use Power Standards to build an effective standards-based curriculum and integrate them into instruction to achieve student success.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412991162
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/04/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword by Dr. Jody L. Ware
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Software Availabiilty
1. Process Overview and Curriculum Issues
Chapter Expectations
Process Overview
What About National Standards?
Survey of Current Environment
What Are Power Standards?
Process Summary
Process Checklist
2. Designing the Work Process
Chapter Expectations
Who Will Do the Work, and What Will They Do?
Goals, Roles, and Responsibilities
Process Summary
Process Checklist
3. Developing and Deploying the Power Standards
Chapter Expectations
Getting Started
Developing Power Standards
Deploying the Power Standards
Publishing the Power Standards
Final Publication and Use of Power Standards
Gathering Feedback
Final Publication and Use of Power Standards
Process Summary
Process Checklist
4. The Next Step: Quarterly Instructional Objectives
Chapter Expectations
The Change Process Continues
Publishing and Communication Issues
Board of Education Action
The Group to Do the Work
What Are Quarterly Instructional Objectives?
A Curriculum System
Developing the Quarterly Instructional Objectives
Samples and Numbering the Quarterly Instructional Objectives
Realities of the Quarterly instructional Objectives
Publishing and Reviewing the Quarterly Instructional Objectives
Process Summary
Process Checklist
5. Planning for Common, Aligned Assessments
Chapter Expectations
What Are Common, Aligned Assessments?
Why Use Common Assessments?
Stepping Out of the Box
Predesign Issues
Considering Assessment Options
Doing the Work
A Sample of Doing the Work
Further Applications of the Work
Publication and Storage Issues
Scoring and Using the Data
Final Thoughts and Use in Response to Intervention
Process Summary
Process Checklist
6. Special Concerns and Issues
Chapter Expectations
Overview
Common Curriculum and Formative Assessment Practices
Legal Mandates
Instructional Strategies and Methods
How Do We Begin?
Process Summary
Process Checklist
7. Troubleshooting and Follow Through
Chapter Expectations
Ready, Set, Go! The Feedback Loop
Critical Questions
Dealing With the Feedback
Keeping the Project Alive
Final Thoughts and Advice
Process Summary
Process Checklist
Resource A: Standards-Based Curriculum Guide Models and Related Documents
Resource B: Sample Power Standards and Quarterly Instructional Objectives
Resource C: Suggested Forms for Developing Power Standards, Instructional Objectives, and Feedback
Resource D: Recommended Agency References
Resource E: Sample Results
References and Suggested Readings
Index

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