A Guide to Curriculum Mapping: Planning, Implementing, and Sustaining the Process

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SAGE Publications, Dec 13, 2007 - Education - 301 pages
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A Guide to Curriculum Mapping provides administrators and lead teachers with an in-depth, step-by-step guide to curriculum mapping so that the mapping initiative is successful, sustained, and embedded in the district or school culture. The author explores the stages of contemplating, planning, and implementing curriculum mapping with the goal of improving student learning and creating systemic change. The book offers extended coverage of the challenges of curriculum mapping and provides guidance for meeting these challenges.

Readers will also find features such as:

-A curriculum mapping implementation flowchart

- Samples of different types of maps

- Reflective questions at the end of each chapter

-;A glossary of terms

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User Review  - dmcolon - LibraryThing

Hale's book is a pretty thorough step-by-step guide to planning and implementing curriculum mapping. As such, it's an effective, if rather technocratic, book. At times, the book gets bogged down in ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Janet Hale is an educational consultant and trainer who specializes in curriculum mapping and travels extensively to work with rural, urban, and inner-city learning organizations. She enjoys assisting newcomers to the curriculum mapping model; supporting implementation procedures; aiding struggling initiatives; and advising those ready for advanced mapping. Her experiences as an elementary, middle, and high school teacher combined with a Masters Degree in Leadership and Curriculum are an asset when helping teachers and administrators just starting or already engaged in the mapping process.

Since 1988 Janet has developed a variety of national educational seminars and trainings. She has written an assortment of educational supplementary materials and has presented in conferences sponsored by the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, the International Reading Association, and the Association of Christian Schools International.

Janet resides in Tucson, Arizona, where she enjoys bird, reptile, and wild animal watching in her backyard with her husband, Johnny, and their four-legged Schnauzer children. She can be contacted via e-mail at teachtucson@aol.com or by phone at 520-241-8797. You may also enjoy visiting her Web site, www.CurriculumMapping101.com.

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