Teachers don't teach the curriculum
We've adopted a new standards-based curriculum. We've done a lot of professional development. Still many teachers don't teach the lessons in the new curriculum – they seem to look at the topic and teach it the way they always have. What can we do?
Balance tests and curriculum
uses the power of high-stakes assessment to show that the goals have changed – their students have to be able to tackle mathematics tasks of new types.
works by focusing on worthwhile mathematics tasks – teachers ask "How do we prepare our students for these?" Your new curriculum provides much of the answer.