Describes the cross-disciplinary journey of two high school teachers trying to align curriculum, assessment, and performance standards in their classrooms. With a focus on the importance of constantly inspiring students, the authors troubleshoot issues surrounding content standards, instructional objectives, and the aims of curriculum.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 113) and index.
|Statement||Allison Zmuda and Mary Tomaino ; foreword by Patricia Wasley|
|Series||The series on school reform, The series on school reform|
|LC Classifications||LB1607.5 .Z68 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 119 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||119|
|ISBN 10||0807740225, 0810620847|
|ISBN 10||9780807740224, 9780810620841|
|LC Control Number||00050314|
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