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Curriculum Mapping KnowledgeBase

This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.

The Curriculum Mapping KnowledgeBase is an online resource supporting education professionals with the development and use of curriculum mapping as part of their instructional strategies. The KnowledgeBase is based on four elements derived from The Curriculum Mapping Planner: Templates, Tools, and Resources for Effective Professional Development authored by Heidi Hayes Jacobs and Ann Johnson, and published by ASCD.

Task 2: Integrating Technology with Curriculum

Guideline:  Curriculum mapping draws upon the integration of teachers and technology to produce maps in a useful and accessible form. As it evolves in a district and its schools, the use of a mapping system becomes second nature. As the teachers gain a technological comfort level, the challenge becomes integrating technology-based tools with the curriculum. The resources provided are intended to be introductory in nature to encourage further exploration by interested educators.



Beginner's Guide to Podcast Creation

This article provides a "how to" guide on creating podcasts.


Strengthening Instruction Through Web-Based Curriculum Mapping

This link to the National Association of Elementary School Principals' November/December 2007 issue of Principal provides an article reviewing the benefits of web-based curriculum mapping.

Weblinks - Technology

This link is to education-related technology resources available through the technology category in this website's Weblinks database.


Web 2.0 and Education

As noted at the Business Network, "Web 2.0 describes a set of next-generation Internet technologies. These protocols and tools make it easier to create online applications that behave dynamically, much like traditional PC-based software. They're also highly social, encouraging users to manipulate and interact with content in new ways." The linked video provides insights to how Web 2.0 tools can be applied in education. The video runs 9 minutes and 34 seconds.

Wiki in Plain English

As noted at Wikipedia, "A wiki is a page or collection of web pages designed to enable anyone who accesses it to contribute or modify content, using a simplified markup language. Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites." The linked video provides a brief explanation of how a wiki is utilized. The video runs 3 minutes and 52 seconds.

The contents of this website were developed under a grant from the U.S. Department of Education and are intended for general reference purposes only. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education or the Center, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Some resources on this site require Adobe Acrobat Reader. This website archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.