Successful Curriculum Alignment Institute

Explore how to identify cross curricular skills within the documented curriculum and then learn how to run reports to help analyze vertical and horizontal curriculum articulation. By the end you will have the tools necessary to go back and hone the alignment of curriculum with your team.

Institute Dates:

  • June 27-28, 2013 We are currently sold out! If you are interested in coming for another PD opportunity, please send us an email: pd@rubicon.com.

Day 1: Building a Connected Curriculum

Big Idea:

Review what skills are being taught in all departments and examine its impact on the connected curriculum and student learning.

Goals:

  • Explore how student-centric skills like critical thinking and reading can be reinforced and covered in all disciplines by using the analytical tools in Atlas
  • Examine different strategies schools use for integrating skills
  • Review skill continuum and how they can direct the development of quality curriculum

Key Take-Away Items:

  • Determine the key skills needed by your students to be successful in the future
  • Scaffold non-discipline specific skills into a continuum
  • Create a series of goals that direct the inclusion and review of multi-disciplinary skills

Day 2: Creating Alignment in a Discipline

Big Idea:

Alignment of curriculum is a key component of the curriculum process; be able to use different strategies to examine the alignment of your taught curriculum and build a stronger process.

Goals:

  • Conduct a thorough analysis of your discipline
  • Create a series of reports and protocols to facilitate conversation and review
  • Explore innovative teaching practices within your discipline and how to embed them into the taught curriculum

Key Take-Away Items:

  • Address the top five issues facing your department through the use of Atlas Analytical tools
  • Determine the key skills needed by your students to be successful in the future
  • Scaffold non-discipline specific skills into a continuum
  • Create a series of goals that direct the inclusion and review of multi-disciplinary skills

Who Should Attend?

Formal or informal curriculum leaders, (curriculum coordinators, administrators, heads of department, core team members, or teacher leaders) who work directly with the development of departmental curriculum or integration of skills.

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