Curriculum Essentials: A Resource for Educators

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Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, 2005 - Education - 214 pages
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Intended for future K-12 teachers, this textbook introduces the process of curriculum development in American schools, which involves defining philosophy, goal statements, program designs, program standards, course frameworks, and various means to instructional linkage. Wiles (University of North Florida) also reviews the names, dates, works, schoo

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Ideas about Curriculum
Models Documents Laws and Research
The Development Process

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Jon Wiles is a highly experienced educator who has provided curriculum leadership to schools and educational agencies for over thirty years. His specialty is the creation and implementation of curriculum plans. Wiles's work as an educational consultant has taken him to hundreds of agencies in more than forty states and a dozen foreign nations in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean.

Wiles is the author or coauthor of twelve widely used books addressing curriculum and educational leadership. His text, Curriculum Development: A Guide to Practice (Seventh Edition), has been used for nearly thirty years in colleges and universities throughout the world to train curriculum leaders. Other areas of publication by Wiles include teacher training, administration, school supervision, theory of change, politics of education, middle grades education, and technology.

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