Tyler rationale of 1949    Tom Guskey Quote



Curriculum Development & Implementation Cycle



Our adopted standards are only the starting point of our classroom instruction. Once we adopt standards, we spend significant time in implementation. This is a collaborative process of learning, trial and reflection. Useful resources for curriculum implementation include:

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Backwards Design Framework

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Articulating the Curriculum

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Priority Standards Exercise


Ten Curriculum Components
figure from Schooling by Design, Wiggins & McTighe, 2008


At ISG, we have the unique privilege of offering American, British and IB programs.  We appreciate that there are distinct differences in program and approach, but in all of our programs, we focus on student learning, and we believe that good teaching and learning transcends nations.  We are proud of our unique differences and our profound similarities.


ISG Curriculum Venn