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Build bridges to a brighter future when you plan with curriculum mapping!

What role does curriculum mapping play in addressing all content standards? How does it promote staff development? How can educators use curriculum mapping to match teaching with assessment? Proper preparation for the curriculum mapping process insures success and eventual expertise in this highly rewarding process. This practical resource provides the tools necessary for successful implementation and exciting results.

Keys to Curriculum Mapping is packed with templates, flowcharts, tips, and troubleshooting techniques for curriculum mapping. Drawing on her own experience as well as her collaboration with curriculum mapping expert Heidi Hayes Jacobs, Udelhofen includes processes for: Finding time for curriculum mapping; Sharing information with colleagues within the curriculum mapping framework; Adapting curriculum mapping to support other school-based programs; Utilizing curriculum mapping to implement No Child Left Behind initiatives

Curriculum mapping provides more than a map of curriculum units, assessment formats and scheduling; it allows educators to build relationships, improve schools, and meet assessment goals.

Curriculum Mapping Software
Curriculum mapping software

People in school today can expect a lifetime in which knowledge itself will radically change—not only in its details but its structures; so that the mark of a truly educated man will no longer be how much or even how variously he knows, but how quickly and how completely he can continually learn.

—Richard Kostelanetz (1986, p. 77)

Since the inception of curriculum mapping in the early 1980s, technology has made an enormous impact on the potential uses of data. Initially, curriculum maps were handwritten, and then, in most cases, teachers entered their maps into the computer using a word processing program. The computer maps enabled teachers to efficiently revise and modify their individual maps. Soon, many districts began to enter the ...

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