Curriculum

A Model for Interactive, Web-based Curricula to Support Responsive Teaching and Student Inquiry in Elementary Science Classrooms

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Thu

Session participants will explore and discuss a beta version of an interactive, Web-based, curricular environment designed to facilitate responsive teaching and students’ science inquiry.

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8:30 am to 9:45 am
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Product Feedback Session

The presenters of this session seek feedback on the design and feasibility of an interactive, Web-based  curriculum environment that aims to support responsive teaching and elementary students' science inquiry. Session participants will explore and discuss a beta version of an interactive, Web-based,  curriculum environment designed to facilitate responsive teaching and students’ science inquiry.

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Resource mentioned during the presentation:

Promoting Inquiry web site: http://cipstrends.sdsu.edu/car_module/

June Curriculum SIG Meeting: Meeting Take Aways and Next Steps

Organization: 
Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
Year: 
2010
Month: 
June

Curriculum SIG Meeting from June 29 & 30, 2010 in Newton, MA: Meeting Take Aways and Next Steps.

 

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Curriculum Project Descriptions

Organization: 
Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
Year: 
2010
The following list of projects and accompanying descriptions was compiled for CADRE’s Curriculum SIG to provide members with an overview of the work represented in this SIG. CADRE staff will update this list as SIG membership grows.

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The Future of STEM Curriculum and Instructional Design: A Research and Development Agenda for Learning Designers

Author(s): 
Center for the Study of Mathematics Curriculum
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Report
Year: 
2010
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In Press
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Attached is a report based on the recent STEM Workshop Series including recommendations for needed research and development in four areas: 

Urban Middle Grades Mathematics Curriculum Implementation

Presenter(s): 
Karen D. King
Monica Mitchell
Candace Barriteau Phair
Jessica Tybursky
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Timely Teachings: Seasons and the Cycles of Night and Day

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Thu, 05/20/2010 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Date: Thursday, May 20, 2010
Time: 4pm EST
Participate: http://tinyurl.com/participateMSP2 - the room will open at 3:45pm EST

Join us as we discuss two challenging topics in the elementary and middle school curriculum - day and night and seasons from both science and literacy perspectives.

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Understanding the Fidelity of Implementation and Scalability of Mathematics Professional Development Curricula (Moeller, Seago, Borko)

Presenter(s): 
Babette Moeller
Nanette Seago
Hilda Borko
Year: 
2009
Target Audience: 

Understanding the Fidelity of Implementation and Scalability of Mathematics Professional Development Curricula
Babette Moeller and Lynn Goldsmith, Education Development Center, Inc.; Hilda Borko, Stanford University; Jennifer Jacobs, University of Colorado;Nanette Seago, WestEd

Three DR-K12 projects investigating the implementation of mathematics professional
development programs by district-based facilitators discuss with participants their approaches to
assessing fidelity and preliminary findings.

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LOOPS: Logging Opportunities in Online Programs for Science (Koile)

Presenter(s): 
Kimberle Koile
Year: 
2009

Assessing the Learning in Cyberlearning: Supporting Teachers with Technology-Embedded Assessment
Kimberle Koile and Paul Horwitz, Concord Consortium; Doug Clark, Vanderbilt University; Diane Jass Ketelhut, Temple University

In this session, the presenters discuss findings and experiences regarding technology-embedded
assessment and how to support teachers in using it effectively.

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Assembling Our Knowledge of Teacher Learning: The State of Our Understanding and Practices (Wilson)

Presenter(s): 
Suzanne Wilson
Year: 
2009
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Interactive Plenary Presentation: Theories of Teacher Learning
Speaker: Suzanne Wilson, Chair, Department of Teacher Education, Michigan State University

In this interactive talk, Wilson will ask each project to make explicit its assumptions about how
teachers learn, the forces that matter the most, and how the logic and components of programs
reflect those underlying assumptions. Wilson will then consider that array of assumptions in light
of relevant scholarship on teaching quality and teacher learning.

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A Successful Professional Development Model for Preparing Teachers to use Reform-Based Curriculum Effectively (Sutherland, Krajcik)

Presenter(s): 
LeeAnn Sutherland
Joseph Krajcik
Year: 
2009
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A Successful Professional Development Model for Preparing Teachers to Use Reform-Based Curriculum Effectively
LeeAnn Sutherland and Joseph Krajcik, University of Michigan

In this session, participants experience a PD model that successfully encourages teachers to adopt a curriculum’s underlying philosophy rather than simply to enact it as sequence of activities.

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