The Curriculum Bridge (3rd ed.)

From Standards to Actual Classroom Practice

Pearl G. Solomon ,

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The Curriculum Bridge: From Standards to Actual Classroom Practice

About the eBook

"Comprehensive in scope, this book thoroughly lays out what a classroom teacher or curriculum developer needs to do to create an effective curriculum that can then be adapted into actual classroom instruction."
—Stephen D. Shepperd, Principal
Sunnyside Elementary School, Kellogg, ID

Translate standards into classroom curriculum that fulfills accountability requirements and meets students′ learning needs!

Meeting the individual needs of students and the requirements of federal mandates is a challenge that educators face every day. This third edition of an award-winning book focuses on curriculum, content standards, teaching, and testing and provides teachers with solid guidelines for best practices.

In this detailed, comprehensive guide, Pearl Gold Solomon discusses the bridge between the written and the taught curriculum and gives readers a big-picture overview of how the current political environment and public opinion affect standards and curriculum. The book offers:

  • An up-to-date review of educational research, including how learning takes place
  • Ways to connect curriculum and standards to best teaching practices
  • Information on traditional, alternative, and high-stakes assessments
  • Expanded coverage of how best to plan and implement professional development

This information-rich resource is an indispensable tool for all educators who want to make informed and meaningful decisions to promote standards-based instruction, improve student outcomes, and create the best possible environments for learning.

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