With the development of education taking place in Qatar, it is essential to to have an idea about standards-based education. When surfing the net, I came across the following PPt presentation that gives a clear idea about such a kind of education and its advantages. It also draw’s attention to the design of unit plans and how the implementation of effective unit of study design can maximize students’ learning. The presentation also clarifies the characteristics of standards-based classroom where the focus is always on students’ learning. Effectiveness of instructional practices is measured by student progress toward meeting the learning standards and objectives. I’d better not go deep into the details of the presentation so as to give you the chance to do this yourselves and discover things for yourselves.
Now, I leave you with the presentation to benefit from the information presented about standards-based education.http://www.authorstream.com/player.swf?p=Milasunshine-68879-curriculum-planning-pedagogical-system-curricular-design-unit-plan-designppp-entertainment-ppt-powerpoint