Curriculum Storyboards is Rooted in Streamlining

“Every year more and more is packed into the school year with almost no evidence of cutting back. Both teachers and learners feel overwhelmed. The pandemic exacerbated the problem. Coverage. Coverage. Coverage. No wonder there has been a sense of curricular fatigue reported by teachers.” – Allison Zmuda & Heidi Hayes Jacobs, “Streamlining Curriculum” The […]

Curriculum Is Not a Script

“The job of teaching is not to ‘execute’ the paper curriculum irrespective of results, any more than it is the coach’s job to execute the playbook irrespective of the score. The teacher’s job is to flesh out the lessons in the curriculum and adjust instruction, whenever needed, to ensure optimal learning and performance. Given that […]