For Harper Woods School District, the curriculum is a written and living “document” that systematically describes standards/goals, learning outcomes (objectives "I Can" statements), course content, and teaching and learning activities.
Curriculum also includes formative, interim, and summative assessment opportunities that assure student mastery within a specified time frame.
The curriculum in Harper Woods focuses on implementing and supporting a vision of high quality, high impact subject-specific instruction to impact student/teacher performance.
The District communicates its vision for the subject area capacities, processes and proficiencies for student learning.
The district describes and communicates explicit high-quality subject-specific instructional practices that are aligned with the district’s specific student-learning targets.
3 Drivers of Curriculum