ERIC Number: ED381847
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Guide and Criteria for Program Quality Review--Elementary, 1994.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Office of School Improvement.
This document contains guidelines to be used by California schools in conducting the Program Quality Review (PQR). Part 1 describes the major steps in the process--preparation, the curriculum self-review process, and implementation/followup. It also outlines the role of consultants. Part 2 specifies criteria for evaluating curricula (health education, history and social science, language arts, mathematics, physical education, science, and visual performing arts) and instructional support. Each curriculum criterion includes a focus statement and description of student work. The instructional support criteria contain a focus statement and exemplars of teaching activity. The third part contains sample timelines, student work summaries, improvement plans, and visitation reports. The final part provides information about the California Alliance for Elementary Education. A list of available California Department of Education publications is included. (LMI)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Assessment, Educational Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation, Evaluation Criteria, Instructional Development, Self Evaluation (Groups), State Curriculum Guides, State Standards
Bureau of Publications, Sales Unit, California Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95812-0271 ($10; plus sales tax for California residents).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Office of School Improvement.
Note: For middle level program review guide, see EA 026 478.