• Managing Curriculum Design and Delivery

    Creating a system to manage curriculum and assessment.

    Supporting student learning through Quality Curriculum Design, Assessment, and Alignment

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  • Tuesday through Thursday
    June 24, July 8 and July 15, 2020

    Location: Virtual via Zoom

    Enrolled participants will receive a Zoom link

    Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

    Target Audience: All district staff working with curriculum.

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    Click here to enroll today! This three-day intensive overview of the basic principles of curriculum design, assessment, and instructional alignment introduces participants to an entirely new way to view curriculum and all the system-level components required to effectively manage its design and delivery in schools and online.  Also the first step in understanding curriculum auditing and the CMSi Curriculum Audit, this approach is designed to keep student learning and its improvement at the forefront of all district and school-level decision making.

    Holly J. Kaptain is the Chief Executive Officer of Curriculum Management Solutions, inc. (CMSi), owner of the Curriculum Management Audit that was developed by Fenwick English in 1979. A former teacher, project coordinator, research and teaching assistant, and curriculum writer, Dr. Kaptain now consults widely in the areas of curriculum evaluation, design, and development, and on instructional strategies for economically and linguistically diverse populations.

    Topics for exploration:

    • What is the role of policy, plans, governance, and administration in managing student learning?
    • What is the importance of curriculum alignment and how do we achieve it?
    • What minimum components are needed in a quality written curriculum?
    • What is the most important purpose of curriculum and what does curriculum need to look like to support teaching and learning?
    • How does curriculum design impact student achievement, even for underperforming students? What are system-level processes and procedures that connect curriculum to classroom instruction?
    • What is the proper role and purpose of assessment?
    • How can we know if we have the “right” data and feedback?
    • Why is equity important? How do we support it?
    • Why do we monitor instruction? How do we monitor virtual instruction?
    • What should we look for when observing teaching? What is most critical?
    • How do we move forward in improving system functions to ensure higher student achievement? 

    Includes all workshop materials.