At the end of this module, participants will be able to:
- Identify the definitions of vertical and horizontal alignment
- Identify various Texas state vertical alignment initiatives
- Explore ways to create horizontal alignments in the classroom
Glossary of Key Terms
Articulation - The process by which one institution matches its courses or requirements to course work completed at another institution.
Horizontal Alignment – Creating cross-disciplinary linkages between standards, assessment and curricula.
Project-based Learning - The use of classroom projects where students use technology and inquiry to engage with issues and questions that are relevant to their lives.
Vertical Alignment – Developing and delivering standards, assessments, and curricula that prepare students for success in the next grade level and beyond.