ERIC Number: ED248611
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Guidelines for Comprehensive Curriculum Development, K-12.
California Curriculum Alliance, Red Bluff.
This report provides documents, categorized under five different sections, to be used as guidelines for curriculum development. The first section, "Model Board Policy for Comprehensive Planning," outlines responsibilities of local education boards in curriculum development and provides examples to consider for policy development. The second section, "Curriculum Development Checklist," identifies 14 principles and suggests questions for evaluating how each principle is utilized in a school disrict. "Learning Climate Factors," the third section, identifies 18 factors influencing learning environments and includes a scale for determining the level to which each factor is addressed. Discussing the development and design of needs assessment and program evaluation components, the fourth section provides a rating scale for use in the planning process. The final section, "Balance in the Curriculum," identifies curriculum goals for students and provides charts for determining how well the school meets its responsibilities. Four appendixes are also provided, including a sample model for curriculum development. (MD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: California Curriculum Alliance, Red Bluff.
Note: Document printed on colored paper.