EDUC 615 Principles of Curriculum Development - Radford University - Dr. Robert McCracken - Group 4


This wiki is designed to be a "work in progress" for the collaboration of ideas to bridge the gaps in the curriculum between elem., middle, and high school at Somewhere School District. Please add your input on ways that our schools, grades, and subjects can bridge the gaps that we are experiencing as students enter our high school. Add your opinions and rationale to this collaborative wiki. Together WE can bridge the gaps!!!!



Bridging the gaps in Math:

  • Students are coming to our high school and they are extremely weak in fractions, percents, and basic geometry.


Bridging the gaps in Science:

  • Students are scoring low in their knowledge of the process of Photosynthesis.

Bridging the gaps in English:

  • Students are coming to middle school and are expressing weaknesses in creating a 5 paragraph essay.


Bridging the gaps Social Studies:

  • The process of how a bill becomes a law has been difficult for students to grasp and retain.

What can elementary schools do?

What can middle school Math do?

What can middle school Science do?

What can middle school English do?

What can middle school Social Studies do?

What can high school math do?

What can high school Science do?

What can high school English do?

What can high school Social Studies do?