Curriculum

The New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards include Preschool Teaching and Learning Standards as well as K-12 standards for: Visual and Performing Arts; Comprehensive Health and Physical Education; Science; Social Studies; World Languages; Technology; and 21st-Century Life and Careers. Standards for Mathematics and Language Arts Literacy are part of the Common Core State Standards initiative coordinated by the Council of Chief States School Officers (CCSSO) and the National Governor’s Association (NGA) in partnership with other national organizations. New Jersey is one of 44 states, Washington, DC and the U.S. Virgin Islands to join the state-led Common Core State Standards initiative.

 

·                     2009 Visual and Performing Arts

·                     2009 Comprehensive Health and Physical Education

·                     2009 Science

·                     2009 Social Studies

·                     2009 World Languages

·                     2009 Technology

·                     2009 21st-Century Life and Careers

 

Language Arts Literacy:

·                     2010 Common Core Standards-English Language Arts

·                     2008 Standards (Grades 9-12)

·                     2004 Standards (Grades K-12)

 

Mathematics:

·                     2010 Common Core Standards-Mathematics

·                     2008 Standards

 

The following is the latest document which provides guidance to completing the Professional Development Plan: Professional Learning for Teachers: A Guidance Package for Developing the Annual PDP. This guidance package is designed to assist teachers and their supervisors in crafting an individual professional development plan (PDP) that provides for sustained professional learning that supports teacher practice and student achievement.

 

The District Curriculum and Achievement Gap Planning Committee Action Plan and Report, which was presented to the Ewing Board of Education for their review and approval at the June 21, 2010 meeting, is available for review.

 

The District Supervisor for Language Arts Literacy, Mrs. Kelly Kawalek, presented the following PowerPoint overview on the district's English/Language Arts Program at the July 26, 2010 Board of Education meeting: English/Language Arts PowerPoint.