The History of Curriculum Development

Timeline created by jaymarie
In History
  • Jan 1st, 1524

    Martin Luther

    Martin Luther
    The Reformation
  • Old Deluder Satan Act

    Old Deluder Satan Act
  • The Enlightenment Experiment

    The Enlightenment Experiment
    1800 - 1850: The Enlightenment experiement was a shift in though that children with delays in custodial care had the ability to learn and grow when provided an appropriate placement or location of treatment & eduction.
  • First General Compulasory School Law

  • Laws for State school and school tax

    Laws for State school and school tax
  • The Committee of Ten

    The Committee of Ten
    NEA appoints a ten person committee to outline a curriculum for the public school system.
  • John Dewey

    John Dewey
    Was very vocal and created many works on the education system and curriculum
  • The Progressive Era

    The Progressive Era
    1890 - 1925: The Progressive Era brough forth the new idea that science could be extended into the social realm. Students demonstrating delays could be identified through new professionals, such as psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and special education teachers.
  • Superintendents & the National Educational Association created

    Superintendents & the National Educational Association created
  • Edward Thorndike

    Edward Thorndike
    Played a great role in taking a pscyhological view on creating educational curriculum.
  • John Fanlkin Bobbitt

    John Fanlkin Bobbitt
    Wrote several books which focused on and influenced public education and curriculum
  • The Cardinal Principles of Secondary Education

    The Cardinal Principles of Secondary Education
    1) Heath
    2) Command of Fundatmental Processes
    3) Worthy Home Membership
    4) Vocation
    5) Civic Education
    6) Worthy Use of Leisure
    7) Ethical Character
  • Ralph W. Tyler

    Ralph W. Tyler
    Wrote: Basic Prinicples of Curriculum and Instruction
    This work set forth four questions that should be answered when developing curriculum 1) What educational purposes should the school seek to attain?
    2) What educational experiences can be provided that are likely to attain these puproses?
    3) How can these educational expereinces be effectively organized?
    4) How can we determien whether these purposes are being attained?
  • Benjamin Bloom

    Benjamin Bloom
    Wrote: Taxonomy of Educational Objectives, Handbook 1: The Cognitive Domain
    This book identified six levels wihin the cognitive domain
  • Fenwick W. English

    Fenwick W. English
    1970 - 1980's: Introduced Curriclulum Mapping & developed the Curriculum Audit.
  • Programmatic Regimentation

    Programmatic Regimentation
    1975 - 2000: With the creation of IDEA and it's full implementation, concern was placed on: Where children were taught, What children were taught, and by Whom they were taught.
  • Madeline Hunter

    Madeline Hunter
    1976 - 1990's: Created "The Seven Step Lesson Plan" to assist in effect planning and instruction
  • Publication of a Nation at Risk

    Publication of a Nation at Risk
    Outlined the concerns pertaining to the public education system
  • Howard Gardner

    Howard Gardner
    Creator of "Frames of Mind: The Theory of Mulitple Intelligences" - which indicates that there is more than one way to be intelligent
  • Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics

    Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics
    First national set of standards created by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • Goals 2000: Educate America Act

    Goals 2000: Educate America Act
    President Bill Clinton signed this Act that created a council to certify national & state standards & assessments
  • Heidi Hayes Jacobs

    Heidi Hayes Jacobs
    Has helped public school systems implement and use curriculum mapping
  • Richard DuFour

    Richard DuFour
    Created Professional Learning Communities to for school improvement
  • Grant Wiggins & Jay McTighe

    Grant Wiggins & Jay McTighe
    Understanding by Design - tools used to improve student acheivement by identifying the teachers' important role in the process
  • Carol Ann Tomlinson

    Carol Ann Tomlinson
    The Differentiated Classrom: Responding to the Needs of All Learning - providing students with varying ways and opportunites to obtain the educational information
  • No Child Left Behind Act

    No Child Left Behind Act
    President George W. Bush signed this act into law that ties the implementation of standards in schools to federal fundings
  • H. Lynn Erickson

    H. Lynn Erickson
    Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction: indicating that curriculum is more than facts - it should be undesrtood on a conceputal level to be retained