Instructional Program Coherence & Alignment Reach 450

This series examines issues of school level instructional frameworks that guide curriculum, teaching, assessment, and the learning climate. Participants will examine principles of curriculum design, evaluation and assessment; analyze the program coherence and alignment at their own school site; and design initiatives for improving their school.

Topics include:

  1. Instructional program coherence, sequencing, and school wide needs

  2. School culture and whole school improvement

  3. Standards, authentic/engaged pedagogy, and equity

  4. Issues of State Accountability Systems & Testing