and Standards Framework on-line (Victorian Education Department)
Excellent site that allows easy access to the Curriculum Standards
Framework for each curriculum area with an excellent navigation
guide to the learning outcomes and indicators for each of the
six levels. It also allows you to access the curriculum focus
and learning outcomes and indicators for each strand within each
Curriculum and Assessment Authority
authority is responsible for the Curriculum and Standards Framework,
the delivery of the Victorian Certificate of Education, and the
conduct of statewide testing.
Department of Education Resources
Sofweb is a web site which supports education information
and resource needs in Victoria. It is a site where teachers, students,
teachers and parents can access information and resources to assist
them in their educational mission.
South Wales Board of Studies
details of syllabus frameworks for I-6 and 7-10 Year levels in
key learning areas as well as details of educational resources
for teachers and students. Syllabuses use an outcomes based approach
and standards-referenced assessment.
School Curriculum Council
Lists the curriculum frameworks for the eight key learning areas
for pre-school to Year 10. It explains the outcomes approach to
curriculum development and identifies key resources and support
materials available to teachers.
Australia Outcomes and Standards Framework
the outcomes and framework statements for the eight key learning
Annotated list of K-12 sites for each subject area classified
by subject and by state. National organizations with responsibility
for standards in education including teachers and teacher education
are also listed.
for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Reporting (CRESST)
Proficiency-based Admission Standards System (PASS)
site contains research on K-12 educational testing with regard
to the quality of alternative testing techniques and their use
and their link to curriculum standards.
This is a university-based set of content standards for entry in
the Oregon University System. It provides a list of standards, performance
indicators and resources in six academic content areas- English,
Math, Science, Social Science, Visual and Performing Arts, and Second
Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources
standards frameworks for each subject area K-12. Includes instructional
support materials and assessment information.
Council or Teachers of English/International Reading Association
Lists twelve standards for English/Language Arts as part of a
book on standards. Teachers can access resources applicable to
elementary, middle, secondary and college curricula.
Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Outlines principles and standards for math K-12, divided into
four sections (K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12). Includes a range of support
material including lesson plans.
Science Teachers’ Association
a teacher resource base linked to the development of standards
Science Education Standards (National Academy of Sciences)
on-line booklet provides an overview of Science standards, identifies
key standards, and links these to content standards, which are
grouped in levels from K-4, 5-8, and 9-12. Resources and assessment
ideas are also included.
for Science Literacy (American Association for the Advancement
benchmarks for a number of strands in Science, as well as links
to math and technology and how these three subjects can be integrated.
for Technological Literacy (International Technology Education
report details twenty standards for technological literacy along
with resources that support these standards.
Educational Technology Standards Project (International Society
for Technology in Education)
site outlines a set of technology standards for students, teachers
and teacher preparation programs. The standards for students
indicate levels of development and link resources utilizing technology
to the different subject areas and year levels.
for Civic Education
the National Standards for Civics and government. It includes
a teacher resource section.
Council for the Social Studies
site contains standard and position statements for learning and
teaching. These standards are set out in a publication entitled
“Expectations of Excellence: Curriculum Standards for Social Studies”.
Arts Education Association
a number of publications for teachers that focus on standards.
These include “Purposes, Principles, and Standards for School
Art Education” and “The National Visual Arts Standards.”
and Physical Education
Standards for Sport and Physical Education (National Association
for Sport and Physical Education)
national standards for physical education, athletic coaches, beginning
physical education teachers, and professional preparation in exercise
of English to Speakers of Other Languages
publications and products for teachers that focus on standards
for P-12 students. These include “ESL Standards for Pre-K-12 Students”
which can be read online, and a series of publications that focus
on integrating the ESL standards into classroom practice for P-2,
3-5, 6-8, 9-12 year level students.