Objective: Explain criteria to employ when choosing curriculum, including: (a) comprehensive, (b) research-based, (c) developmentally appropriate, (d) linked to assessment, (e) supports family engagement, (f) validated by professional organizations, and (g) consistent the mission and philosophy of the program
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's CKC for Program Administrators
Area: The Curriculum Cycle
Subgroup: Curriculum Design
Competency: 2.3 Ensures that the curriculum used throughout the program is based on knowledge of individual children’s developmental patterns, family and community goals, institutional and cultural context, and state standards.