Eduspeak: Seattle School District’s Governance Language

Charlie Mas:

There are a number of people who believe that the District intentionally cultivates confusion around the definitions of the terms “curriculum”, “materials”, “content”, and “Standards”. The misuse of these terms on official District documents and by District staff is exactly the sort of thing that supports this suspicion. The misuse of these terms detracts from transparency and community engagement. This example is particularly egregious because it speaks to an adoption. These actions do NOT adopt a curriculum, only materials.

One thought on “Eduspeak: Seattle School District’s Governance Language”

  1. Why would anyone have a problem with a school curricula based on a longitudinally peer reviewed holistically authentic assessment rubric based on a multi-sensory and collaboratively constructed paradigm.

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