|David A. Squires||
Southern Connecticut State University
ABC Education Consultants LLC, Branford, CT
|© 2009||232 pages||7" x 10"|
|Paperback||ISBN:||9781412960076||$36.95||Add to Cart|
|Hardcover||ISBN:||9781412960069||$82.95||Add to Cart|
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"One of the few books that takes a holistic look at alignment and helps clarify the definition of alignment. Squires helped increase my knowledge as an instructional leader and showed me that alignment can be a valuable tool when used with real intent. The book engaged me in authentic reflection on my professional practice."
—Margarete Couture, Principal
South Seneca Central School District, NY
Use the power of alignment to strengthen curriculum and raise student achievement!
Aligning what is taught, written, and tested can be a powerful, systemic way of improving school performance. This guidebook, written by a long-time educator and proponent of curriculum alignment, demonstrates how to apply specific principles and recommendations to improve curriculum, instruction, and test scores.
This resource offers school and district administrators and curriculum specialists concrete, practical guidance for aligning curriculum and instruction with state standards and assessments to improve teaching and learning. The author offers research-based strategies that reinforce the importance of curriculum alignment and shows how districts can:
Comprehensive, thoughtful, and realistic, Curriculum Alignment offers a wide range of approaches to appeal to educators at every level.