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Welcome to the Curriculum and Instruction Web site of Denver Public Schools. This Web site contains several useful sections. For example, learn about curriculum and instruction in specific content areas, stay up-to-date on special programs and projects, and access curriculum documents and resources.
The Teaching and Learning Web site is continually updated to improve how content is accessed. This What's New section highlights latest updates to the site.
- NEW Elementary Literacy Standards and Curriculum Institute
- Elementary and Secondary Science and Social Studies Assessment Updates
- Standards Implementation Toolkit
- Central Office-Based Textbook Ordering Procedure
- Facilitator Qualification Process—All documents are in PDF format.
Language, Literacy, and Cultural Studies (LLCS, formerly Humanities) Facilitator
- Summer Standards Institute Materials
- Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) Intensives—Access PCKs by clicking the links below. Each supports school and team conversations around Instructional Tasks and Interdisciplinary Units.
- Authentic Literacy for Our Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Learners (PowerPoint or PDF) PCK Intensive Anchor Series
by Isabel Campoy, October 12, 2011
- Great Lives in Colorado History Series Available for Third Graders—Our Colorado biographies series has gone public! For more information, visit the Web page from Filter Press. These biographies were purchased for all DPS third grade classrooms as part of the interdisciplinary units and social studies curriculum. Additionally, books are also available for purchase to any and all Colorado History enthusiasts. Congratulations to our Denver Public Schools' teacher authors (see below) and thanks to our partners at Filter Press and Colorado Humanities.
Helen Hunt Jackson by E.E. Duncan, Little Raven by Cat DeRose, Barney Ford by Jamie Trumbull, Doc Susie by Penny Cunningham, Enos Mills by Steve Walsh, William Bent by Cheryl Beckwith, Charles Boettcher by Grace Zierkelbach, Ralph Carr by E.E. Duncan, Josephine Aspinwall Roche by Martha Biery, Robert Speer by Stacy Turnbull, Chief Ouray by Steve Walsh, Zebulon Pike by Steve Walsh, and Clara Brown by Suzanne Frachetti.
- View the standards: Literacy and Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Arts, and World Languages.
- DPS' Educational Technology and Library Services Professional Library is a 4,000+ volume collection of books, journals, eJournals, and databases that supports teacher’s professional development. Subjects range from lesson planning to classroom management to the most current theories in education.
- DPS Language Allocation Guidelines can be found on the ELA Web site's Principal's Information Center page.
- Visit the Department of Assessment and Research's Test Administration Resources page for a variety of assessment dates and objectives.
- Visit Schoolnet to register for Denver Public Schools' professional development (PD) and professional development unit (PDU) opportunities.
- DPS employees who need information about Student Growth Objectives, Professional Development, Professional Development Units, and Comprehensive Professional Evaluation, visit the Office of Teacher Learning and Leadership for information and tools to help integrate your work.
- DPS Success After-School Tutoring Curriculum
- Planning Guide Information
- To order DPS Instructional Planning Guides, call Ikon at 720-423-3411 or email email@example.com with requested content area, grade levels, and numbers of copies, and Ikon will print and deliver them to your school. Secondary Literacy Instructional Planning Guides have been archived.
This Web site provides documents in PDF format, which requires the free Adobe Acrobat Reader. To download the free Acrobat Reader, click here.
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Page last updated:
Thursday, January 26, 2012
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