Curriculum is a key lever in providing meaningful learning experiences for students, a driver for equity, and clarifying instructional leadership and staff development opportunities. Whichever part of the curriculum process you are focusing on -- selection, adoption, implementation, or evaluation--being responsive is key to managing this complex process.
Design systems and processes to evaluate curriculum quality, standards-alignment, level of change needed, and evidence basis. Design a selection tool that supports committee evaluation and reduces bias when evaluating content and materials.
Test out new curriculum strategically (consider a pilot group of early adopters, scaled implementation). Gather data on user experiences (student, teacher, leader, community members) through observations, surveys, student work samples.
At Education Elements, we believe that adopting a curriculum is not just about processes, but it's also about the people. Processes and people work together to build alignment, enabling the instructional core to attain the desired outcomes. Investing in the process and multiple stakeholder groups requires domain expertise, strong project management and change management skills.
This results in tighter alignment to district vision, desired outcomes + experiences: instructional core.
We work with districts using our proven methodology customized to meet the needs of each district with curriculum planning. We help districts to: