Curriculum is the foundation of teaching and learning. It describes what will be taught, where it will be taught, when it will be taught and how/when it will be assessed. Additionally, instructional methods that utilize current best practices as well as align with Minnesota Department of Education standards in all content areas.
An effective educational program is contingent upon continuity and coordination of instruction and curriculum. Curriculum development and improvement are based on several factors: The philosophy of education and goals established by the Board of Education, the needs and interests of children, the needs of the community and of society, current research concerning human development and the ways individuals learn.