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Standards-in-action: innovations for standards-based education

Publisher: MPR Associates, Inc.

Published At: Berkeley, CA

Date Published: November 2009

Distributor: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC

Material Type: Guide

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: xiii + 130 p.

Subjects: Academic Standards; Curriculum Design; Lesson Plans; Assignments; Instructional Effectiveness; Teacher Effectiveness

Abstract:
The guide addresses four priority areas of standards-based reform in adult education. The areas are: building instructors' understanding of standards, translating standards into curriculum, aligning student assignments with standards, and assessing the extent to which teachers are using effective instruction to teach to the standards. The guide was developed over three years with input from adult educators nationwide.

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN180031 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.