Curriculum mapping affords educators a tool to gather data, communicate with colleagues, and make informed decisions concerning the planned curriculum and actual taught curriculum that leads to student academic success. Whether you are just beginning or have been mapping for quite some time, the guidelines and sites listed below are provided to help you with this important work.
The Principals Partnership Research Brief. This paper defines and lays out steps for Curriculum Mapping with research references included.
Backward Design. Dr. Grant Wiggins discusses the key ideas of Backward Design as well as its importance in the mapping process on his website.
Mapping the Journey to Student Success. This article provides insights, links, and sources on Curriculum Mapping.
Keys for Learning. This article from McREl provides links and resources on Curriculum Mapping when answering the question, "How can we align our district's curriculum with our standards."