4 - Curriculum and Instruction - Issues and Systematic ReformReturn to full calendar
- Work on the questions for the take-home portion of the exam.
- Work on signature assessment.
- Read summaries and articles below and be prepared to discuss
- One new wiki contributions on an article from this section. Note: If you were unable to make the required number of wiki contributions from previous sections, you can substitute with contributions to articles in this section.
Readings and Notes
National Curricular Standards
National Research Council. (1996). National Science Education Standards. National Committee on Science Education Standards and Assessment, Read online (ISBN 0309053269)
Ellis, J. (2004). The Influence of the National Science Education Standards on the Science Curriculum. in Hollweg, K. and D. Hill., eds. What is the influence of the National Science Education Standards? Steering Committee on Taking Stock of the National Science Education Standards: The Research, National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Science Education K-12, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. 39-63. (read online)
Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education (2000). Inquiry and the National Science Education Standards: A Guide for Teaching and Learning. Washington D.C: National Academy Press. (Read online)
Math Wars - Reform & Traditional Mathematics Education
California State Board of Education. (1997). Mathematics Content Standards for California Public Schools. Sacramento. California Department of Education Press. (introduction to standards for grades 8-12) (read online) (wiki)
Prensky, Marc (2001). Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants. On the Horizon. MCB Press. Vol 9, No. 5. October 2001. (read online)
International Society for Technology in Education (2008).The ISTE National Educational Technology Standards (NETS•T) and Performance Indicators for Teachers (read online)
International Society for Technology in Education (2009). National Educational Technology Standards (NETS•A) and Performance Indicators for Administrators. ISTE. (read online)
International Society for Technology in Education (2007). National Educational Technology Standards (NETS•S) and Performance Indicators for Students. ISTE. (read online)
Wiggens, J. and J. McTighe (2006). Understanding by Design. Alexandria, Virginia. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. (read online)
Wiggens, J. and J. McTighe (2008). Put Understanding First. Educational Leadership, May 2008 | Volume 65 | Number 8 Reshaping High Schools. 36-41 (read online)