The Curriculum Cycle Breakdown

  • Introduction
    The Manville School Curriculum Cycle is a 3-step process. All curricula is analyzed, implemented and revised in a systematic and collaborative manner. The curricula process begins with an evaluation of the district’s current program and explores new program options. The new curricula is then drafted in the summer and implemented during the following school year.

    Year 1: Curriculum Evaluation and Development

    • Review current research, exemplary practices and national and state standards
    • Review and revise Vision Statement
    • Meet and collaborate with colleagues
    • Gather input from staff and articulate across grade levels
    • Draft curricula using the template available on OnCourse
    • Purchase materials, supplies and other essential materials to support implementation
    • Infuse Language Arts, technology and other content area into curriculum
    • Plan staff development opportunities to support implementation of the new curricula
    Year 2: Implementations of New Curricula
    • Offer professional development opportunities to support implementation
    • Monitor and support the implementation of curricula
    • Administration supervision of implementation of the curriculum
    • Collect and summarize data on evidence of student learning
    Year 3: Implementations and Revisions
    • Continue to monitor the implementation of the curriculum
    • Continue with professional development opportunities
    • Identify area in need of revision
    • Draft revisions
    • Implement revisions to the curriculum to meet learning goals
    • Continue collecting formative assessment data and evidence of student learning
    • Finalize revisions

Five Year Curriculum Plan