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Curriculum Review Procedure

APOLLO-RIDGE SCHOOL DISTRICT

CURRICULUM REVIEW PROCEDURE

RESEARCH:

  • Review current literature/journals and information from professional organizations.
  • Learn about programs and best practices in other districts.
  • Learn the expectations of local colleges and universities for incoming freshmen desiring to study in the subject areas reviewed.
  • Review research and information from industry and those practicing professions related to subject area.

 

NEEDS ASSESSMENT:

  • Assess alignment to Pennsylvania Academic Standards, Anchors, and Eligible Content.
  • Evaluate current textbook(s) and publications in relation to learning objectives.
  • Review instructional strategies for all learners.
  • Assess technology application(s) in relation to learning objectives.
  • Review data on student achievement and standardized test results.
  • Evaluate the RELEVANCE of the current planned instruction.
  • Evaluate the RIGOR of the current planned instruction.
  • Evaluate the opportunities for REFLECTION in the instructional practice.
  • Evaluate current planned instruction for writing across the curriculum.

 

WRITE OR REVISE PLANNED INSTRUCTION:

  • Collaborate with other educators (grade level, department).
  • Follow District template.
  • Update Course Overview for Program of Studies and District Publications (including web site).
  • Update planned instruction on EdInsight Curriculum Planner.

 

CONTINUOUS PROGRAM EVALUATION AND REFINEMENT:

  • Reconvene Curriculum Review Committee at intervals.
  • Evaluate student achievement in relation to planned instruction.
  • Evaluate alignment to Pennsylvania Academic Standards, Anchors, and Eligible Content.