Information for Planning Curriculum
Lifelong Learner Competencies: This is a direct link to the ACPS Lifelong Learner Competencies that serve as the division's central target for teaching and learning.
Curriculum Overview from ACPS Framework for Quality Learning: This overview includes questions to consider when planning curriculum, along with ways of moving beyond the Virginia Standards of Learning.
Components of Concept-Centered Curriculum from ACPS Framework for Quality Learning: This resource describes the alignment between concepts, Enduring Understandings, Essential Questions, and standards as they apply to planning curriculum.
Use of Curriculum Mapping to Build a Learning Community: This website contains Chapter 2 of Heidi Hayes-Jacobs' Getting Results with Curriculum Mapping which focuses on the process in which PLCs may engage for planning curriculum.
Tools & Resources for Developing Curriculum Maps and Pacing Guides
- ACPS employees can find examples of curriculum maps and pacing guides by signing into this website and selecting the appropriate Core Instructional Area.