Module 1: The Process

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1. Opening Activities: About You - Assignment 1.1

1.1. Complete Icebreaker.

1.1.1. Tell 2 lies and one truth about yourself.

1.1.1.1. Post on discussion board by end of Day 1

1.1.2. Try to guess which thing is true about one other person.

1.1.2.1. Completed by Day 2

1.2. Ungraded Assignment

2. Assignment 1.3 - Understanding Backward Design

2.1. Complete the Readings

2.1.1. What is Backward Design? – ASCD.org

2.1.2. Why Standards Based Curriculum?

2.1.2.1. Depth Over Breadth - http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2011/07/19/37science.h30.html?tkn=PXTFSpoXmoiRdAhOvABHXV8gomT%2Fy4SsvMr%2F&cmp=clp-edweek

2.1.2.2. Think Thank Thunk - http://101studiostreet.com/wordpress/?p=673

2.1.3. Sample of a Standards Based report card system

2.1.4. Backward Design Process

2.1.5. 6 Facets of Understanding

2.2. Completed by Day 4

2.3. Assessment

2.3.1. Post answers about Backward Design

2.3.1.1. Discuss why the 6 facets of understanding are important.

2.3.1.2. Discuss why Backward Design is important in for curriculum development. Reference at least one of the readings in your posting.

2.3.1.3. Graded with Backward Design Posting rubric

2.3.1.4. Post by Day 5

2.3.2. Respond to classmate

2.3.2.1. Post by end of Module 1

3. Learning Goal: Participants will understand the conversion process necessary to develop a standards based curriclum.

3.1. Understand the principle of Backward Design

3.2. Demonstrate knowledge of the Six Facets of Understanding

3.3. Give formative feedback to a classmate

4. Assignment 1.2 - Survey

4.1. Complete Developing Curriculum Survey: http://www.zoomerang.com/Survey/WEB22CS3EKST6Q/

4.1.1. Completed by Day 2

4.2. Ungraded Assignment