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Curriculum Development and Implementation

WSESU is currently in the midst of an ongoing effort aligning our curriculum to the Vermont Framework of Standards and Learning Opportunities by developing the WSESU Learning Framework. Part of this effort involves making WSESU Curriculum Frameworks available on-line as they are written. Our plan for implementation of curriculum frameworks is presented below:

CURRICULUM FRAMEWORKS Development /Dissemination / Feedback Implementation
Three Levels
Revision
Writing DONE 1999-2000 Beginning
2000-2001 Beginning
2001-2002 Full
2002-2003 Ongoing
2002-2003, 2003-2004
Mathematics DONE 1998-2000 Beginning
2000-2001 Full
2001-2003 Ongoing
2003-2004 Sustaining
 
Science DONE 2001-2003 Beginning
2003-2004 Full
2004 -2005 Ongoing
 
Technology / World Languages DONE 2001-2003 Beginning  
Visual Arts / PE / Music / Information Literacy NEARLY DONE 2000-2003 Beginning
2003-2004 Full
 
Reading 1999-2000,
2000-2001,
2001-2002
Flexible by site
2002-2003 Beginning  
Listening/Speaking 2000-2001,
2001-2002,
2002-2003
Flexible by site
2003-2004 Beginning  
History/SS 1999-2000,
2000-2001,
2001-2002
2002-2003 Flexible by site
2003-2004 Beginning  

 

Phases of Implementation

  • Beginning
    • Gaining familiarity with the new Curriculum Framework
    • Developing / Identifying classroom assessments
    • Aligning current curriculum to the new Framework
    • Identifying resources necessary to implement the new Framework
    • Obtaining professional development necessary to get started with implementation

  • Full
    • Continuing alignment of curriculum to Framework
    • Continuing identification of resources necessary to implementation
    • Continuing professional development necessary to implementation

  • Ongoing
    • Revision of Framework based on teacher feedback
    • Continuing identification of resources necessary to implementation
    • Continuing professional development necessary to implementation

  • Sustaining
    • Identifying teacher leaders to provide ongoing professional development
    • Evaluating impact of instruction
    • Evaluating resources
 

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Updated: March 9, 2011