Services to be provided by the Regional Curriculum Office:
Dr. Barry Bachenheimer, Regional Director of Curriculum
firstname.lastname@example.org 201-358-7020 x22032
Ms. Dominique Paladino, Regional Instruction & Curriculum Coach
email@example.com 201-358-7020 x22069
Projects for 2016-17
Year 2 of the K-8 Math Curriculum Revision Process.
Educate the K-8 mathematics curriculum committee on Understanding by Design Curriculum framework.
Create a scope and sequence for curricular units based on current New Jersey Student Learning Standards for Mathematics.
Develop three-stage “backward planning” units of study for mathematics (beginning with Stage 1 and 2) to include:
Standard-specific regional benchmarks- rich problems/tasks
Differentiated assessments/performance tasks with multiple Entry Points
Begin creation of “model unit”
Regional Math Consultant will support math initiatives by helping evaluate/revise/write curriculum and provide professional development in the model of Labsite workshops.
Oversee the mentoring programs to ensure teacher preparedness and compliance with the state regulations for newly-hired faculty.
Monitor the implementation of the K-8 Physical Education Curriculum.
Implementation of Year 1 of the K-5 and Year 2 of the 6-8 science curriculum in accordance with the Next Generation Science Standards, including associated professional development where needed and appropriate.
Oversee and support the continued implementation of ELA workshop as part of a Regional Task Force.
Evaluate the 8th grade ELA curriculum to ensure New Jersey Student Learning Standards for English Language Arts (NJSLS) compliance, best practices, and rigorous preparation for students for a common high school experience.
Continue to provide coaching/PD for K-5 teachers, especially in the areas of Balanced Literacy and Readers/Writers Workshop.
6. Implementation year of the K-8 World Language Curriculum (where appropriate per each district). Provide support/development/articulation where needed.
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