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An Educational Leader's Guide to Curriculum Mapping: Creating and Sustaining Collaborative Cultures / Edition 1

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An Educational Leader's Guide to Curriculum Mapping: Creating and Sustaining Collaborative Cultures / Edition 1

Developed for district leaders, curriculum directors, principals, and teacher leaders, this book shows how to lead a collaborative and sustainable curriculum mapping initiative.

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ISBN-13: 9781412974196
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 06/28/2010
Pages: 178
Sales rank: 844,547
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Janet Hale is an educational consultant and trainer who is passionate about supporting educators in making curriculum decisions that ensure, enhance, and enrich learning and teaching experiences. She works with schools, districts, and higher-ed programs in the areas of curriculum, instruction, and assessment. She specializes in curriculum mapping; standards literacy and alignment; and documenting learning.

Her Masters in educational leadership and curriculum development; elementary, secondary, and special education classroom experiences; and working alongside teachers and administrators for over 20 years enable Janet to provide unique insights that aid the learning organizations she has the pleasure of assisting.

She has written an assortment of educational resources, including three titles for Corwin, and enjoys presenting at national and international conferences.

Janet resides in Tucson, Arizona, with her husband, Johnny, and their four-legged Schnauzer children. Visit Janet’s consulting website: and documenting learning website: You can follow her on Twitter @janet_hale, as well as @doc4learning. She can be contacted via e-mail at or by phone at 520.241.8797.


Table of Contents

List of Figures
Foreword by Heidi Hayes Jacobs
About the Authors
1. What Shifts in Thinking Are Imperative for Collaborative Curriculum Mapping?
Collaborative Curriculum Design
Review Questions
2. What Are Critical Considerations for Curriculum Mapping Leadership?
Defining Leadership
Administrative Leadership Considerations
Establishing Vision, Mission, and Action Plans
Review Questions
3. What Should District Administrators Consider to Support Teacher Leadership?
District Administrator Positions
Districtwide Administrative Support
Review Questions
4. What Should Curriculum Directors Consider to Support Teacher Leadership?
Curriculum Positions
Curriculum Considerations
Teachers as Learners
Review Questions
5. What Should Principals Consider to Support Teacher Leadership?
Building Trust and Teacher Leadership
Curriculum Responsibilities
Not Just Making Maps - Using Maps
Review Questions
6. What Do Professional Development Administrative Maps Look Like?
Professional Development Maps: Quality Map Writing
Professional Development Map Month Samples
Review Questions
7. What Do Professional Roles Administrative Maps Look Like?
Writing Professional Roles Administrative Maps
Review Questions
Appendix A: What Are Considerations for Developing Systemic Unit Names?
Appendix B: Officer Foundations of the United States Marine Corps: Leadership Traits and Leadership Principles

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