EDAD 5680: Leadership in K-12 Instruction and Curriculum

 EDAD 5680 — Leadership in K-12 Instruction and Curriculum

Welcome Video

EDAD 5680 — K-12 Curriculum and Instruction:
The school administrator understands how to…
• facilitate effective campus curriculum planning based on knowledge of various factors (e.g., emerging issues, occupational and economic trends, demographic data, student learning data, motivation theory, teaching and learning theory, principles of curriculum design, human developmental processes, legal requirements).
• facilitate the use of sound, research-based practice in the development, implementation, and evaluation of campus curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular programs.
• facilitate campus participation in collaborative district planning, implementation, monitoring, and revision of curriculum to ensure appropriate scope, sequence, content, and alignment.
• facilitate the use of technology, telecommunications, and information systems to enrich the campus curriculum.
• facilitate the effective coordination of campus curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular programs in relation to other district programs.
• promote the use of creative thinking, critical thinking, and problem solving by staff and other campus stakeholders involved in curriculum design and delivery.
• facilitate the development of a campus learning organization that supports instructional improvement and change through ongoing study of relevant research and best practice.
• ensure that all students are provided high-quality, flexible instructional programs with appropriate resources and services to meet individual student needs.
• use formative and summative student assessment data to develop, support, and improve campus instructional strategies and goals.
• analyze instructional needs and allocate resources effectively and equitably.
• analyze the implications of various factors (e.g., staffing patterns, class scheduling formats, school organizational structures, student discipline practices) for teaching and learning.
ensure responsiveness to diverse sociological, linguistic, cultural, and other factors that may affect students’ development and learning.
Course Syllabus:

Curriculum for 2017 Summer II (July 17-August 18)
Module 1.0:  How the Brain Learns
Module 2.0:  The Art and Science of Teaching
Module 2.1:  Teacher Evaluation and Best Practice
Module 3.0:  The Fundamental Five
Module 4.0:  Principal’s Guide to Curriculum