In response to a quagmire of jargon based and convoluted curriculum textbooks, Instructional Alignment offers a concise and basic approach to instructional design. By exploring the areas of planning, assessment, and methodology, this text outlines the essential components of effective teaching and illustrates how they align in order to maximize student learning.
Suzanne G. Houff instructs pre-service teachers in the initial licensure and Master of Education programs at the University of Mary Washington. Before entering higher education, she taught at the elementary and middle school levels as both a classroom teacher and library media specialist.
Preface Introduction Chapter 1 Planning: Designing a Plan for Effective Instruction Chapter 2 Assessment: Using assessment to drive instruction Chapter 3 Instruction: Instructional strategies for maximum learning. Chapter 4 Alignment: A Project-based Learning Unit Appendices A: Lesson Plan Template B: Unit Template Glossary References About the Author