Deep Curriculum Alignment

Deep Curriculum Alignment

Deep Curriculum Alignment

Why do testing and accountability efforts in today's schools fail? In Deep Curriculum Alignment, English and Steffy explore the flaws in state mandated testing, advocating a more comprehensive approach to teaching and testing. This highly practical book will guide you into a deeply aligned curriculum that produces academic results and a level playing field. Each chapter covers principles of testing and curriculum building, and concludes with a summary of the key concepts presented. The authors survey various studies, present the ethical dilemmas involved in testing, and present a step-by-step guide to pedagogical parallelism and alignment.

Review
A well-written, thoroughly researched, and highly readable work, Curriculum Alignment challenges educators in K-12 and higher education by raising the level of discussion about ways the curriculum should be aligned to what students need to know. (Charles J. Russo, Ed.D., J.D., Panzer Chair in Education, University of Dayton)

In 31 years of teaching and observing and coaching, the processes of teaching and learning have never been more on target since we deeply aligned our curriculum using the process defined by Dr. English...deep alignment of the curriculum is leveling the playing field in Victoria. (Dr. Jan Jacob, assistant...

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