Diamond: Data-driven Curriculum Audits
Regular monitoring of critical input processes is the hallmark of accountability. When the stakes are high or the status quo is unacceptable, school districts often seek the services of a curriculum management audit. Such a comprehensive service can:
The Diamond advantage
Focuses on enacted (delivered) curriculum and instruction
Offers fully customizable services
Targets factors that directly affect student achievement
Illustrates results with clear tables and colorful visuals
Centers suggestions on tangible changes in staff behaviors
Measures processes with precision and objectivity
Comprehensive and thorough
Relies on precise, quantitative measures
- reinforce valid beliefs about the educational value the district provides the community,
- dispel myths commonly held by the public,
- target future professional development for improving curricular and instructional processes,
- satisfy accreditation and governmental requirements.
Starting at the classroom level, Diamond curriculum audits generate a comprehensive picture of the curriculum and instruction management process. The resulting reports constitute the most precise curriculum audits available in the nation.
Depending on the needs of the client, a Diamond curriculum audit could entail:
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