3 MUST-DO’S IF YOUR SCHOOL PURCHASES CURRICULUM137 views
Whenever we buy curriculum we need to adapt it to our students
and our context. Pernille Ripp has the following suggestions:
Create an open dialogue. can question the program and that they have a voice. Assess Teachers need to know that they
the program continuously. Just because you spent money on
something does not mean it is right for everyone.
Allow teachers to modify, adapt, and change as needed. the teachers as the professionals they are to create an even better Trust
experience for their students by responding to the gaps that they see.
Ask the students. is the best for creating deep comprehension if students It does not matter that a given program
hate doing it. If a curriculum program is creating robots in our
classrooms, we should take action—ask the students what is going
on, listen, and change.
Ripp goes on to say in a recent post: “It’s our responsibility as
educators to speak up if something is not working for our students.
Administrators cannot engage in a conversation that they do not
know is needed. Ask your students, involve parents, collect your
evidence, and start a conversation before a program becomes an
educational barrier to success