ERIC Number: ED423039
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Priority Academic Student Skills (PASS): A Core Curriculum for Our Children's Future. Revised.
Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City.
In accordance with Oklahoma statutes, the State Board of Education reviews every 3 years the state curriculum for kindergarten through grade 12. This document details the priority academic skills for kindergarten, the core curriculum and the integrated curriculum for grades 1 through 12, and student assessment information and timelines. Part 1 of the document presents the kindergarten curriculum, including an overview of requirements for developmental appropriateness, and student objectives in the areas of social skills, creative skills, language arts, mathematics, motor skills, science, and social studies. Part 2 gives an overview and student objectives either for each grade or combined grades as appropriate in the core curriculum areas of language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, the arts, and languages. Part 3 presents student objectives for instructional technology, health/safety and physical education, technology education/hands-on career exploration, and information literacy. Part 4 discusses possible measurement methods for priority academic student skills, provides background information regarding testing mandates for 1993 through 1999, differentiates norm-referenced and criterion-referenced test, and identifies the academic skills to be measured by Oklahoma's criterion-referenced tests for grades 5, 8, and 11. A glossary of terms concludes the document. (KB)
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, Career Education, Criterion Referenced Tests, Curriculum, Educational Objectives, Educational Technology, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Education, Information Literacy, Language Arts, Mathematics Curriculum, Music, Physical Education, Science Curriculum, Second Language Instruction, Social Studies, State Curriculum Guides, State Legislation, State Standards, Student Educational Objectives, Student Evaluation, Technology Education, Visual Arts
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City.
Identifiers - Location: Oklahoma