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1) How is evaluating curriculum similar to evaluating instruction?

Hopefully for both evaluating curriculum and evaluating instruction, the person evaluating is thinking about the education of children. Many times it is easy to get sidetracked into thinking about how long the textbook is, if it has pictures and how much it costs. Likewise when evaluating a teacher one can be distracted by how the teacher looks, their age, whether they can also coach a sport or lead a club instead of evaluating them specifically based on how they will impact the learning of children. As one evaluates both curriculum and instruction the overarching question should be "how effective will this book/teacher be in stimulating learning in the student?"

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Curriculum and Assessment results

1) How is evaluating curriculum similar to evaluating instruction?

Hopefully for both evaluating curriculum and evaluating instruction, the person evaluating is thinking about the education of children. Many times it is easy to get sidetracked into thinking about how long the textbook is, if it has pictures and how much it costs. Likewise when evaluating a teacher one can be distracted by how the teacher looks, their age, whether they can also coach a sport or lead a club instead of evaluating them specifically based on how they will impact the learning of children. As one evaluates both curriculum and instruction the overarching question should be "how effective will this book/teacher be in stimulating learning in the student?"

2) Which strategies for evaluating instruction do you find effective and why?

First I should say that I don't believe that having the principal sit in and observe a class is the best way to evaluate instruction. I speak with over 12 years of teaching experience when I say that the lesson taught on the day the principal makes a formal observation is not a clear picture of what is being ...

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