ERIC Number: ED489051
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Getting Results with Curriculum Mapping
Jacobs, Heidi Hayes
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
This helpful resource will speed the mapping effort along and apply curriculum mapping to special situations. In this book teachers and administrators offer concrete advice on how to get the most out of curriculum mapping in districts and schools: (1) Steps to implementing mapping procedures and leading the mapping process; (2) Tools and resources that assist in creating maps; (3) Ways to support the teacher collaboration and staff development that are essential to successful curriculum mapping; and (4) Ideas for ensuring your school or district buys into curriculum mapping. The book contains the following chapters and authors: (1) Development of a Prologue: Setting the Stage for Curriculum Mapping (Heidi Hayes Jacobs); (2) Use of Curriculum Mapping to Build a Learning Community (Valerie Truesdale, Claire Thompson and Michael Lucas); (3) Development of a Consensus Map: Wrestling with Curriculum Consistency and Flexibility (Heidi Hayes Jacobs); (4) Long-Term Journey That Transformed a District (Ann Johnson, Jennie L. Johnson); (5) Curriculum Mapping from an Independent School's Perspective (Stephen D. O'Neil); (6) Principal's Role in the Curriculum Mapping Process (Mary Ann Holt); (7) Curriculum Mapping and Software: Creating an Information System for a Learning Community (Bena Kallick, James M. Wilson III); (8) Curriculum Mapping in Alternative Education Settings (Joseph Lachowicz); (9) Creation of Benchmarks on the Building Map: Bilevel Analysis of Assessment Data (Heidi Hayes Jacobs); and (10) Curriculum Mapping as a Hub: Integrating New Forms of Data, Decision-Making Structures, and Staff Development (Heidi Hayes Jacobs).
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Design, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Teacher Collaboration, Staff Development, Administrator Role, Information Systems, Decision Making, Private Schools, Nontraditional Education, School Districts
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 1703 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311. Tel: 800-933-2723 (Toll Free); e-mail: email@example.com.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators
Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA.