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​Welcome to the new Rockwood Curriculum page! Did you know Rockwood owns its curriculum? The district believes it is important to our school community in many ways. 

Learn more about Rockwood Curriculum and see how it is helping build a strong foundation for our students. Also step inside the classroom in the video below, and hear from teachers about how we are helping students thrive in this world.

In Rockwood, we write our own curriculum.

Our educators write our own curriculum as part of an extensive curriculum writing process. The outcome is a rigorous curriculum that challenges all students and teaches the knowledge and skills necessary for the world in which they will live. 

In Rockwood, we teach our own curriculum.

Our curriculum provides a strong framework for Rockwood teachers to use in classroom instruction. No matter what school or classroom our students attend, they will be taught the same curriculum for grade-level expectations.
 
In Rockwood, we review and update our own curriculum.

Curriculum study and writing is a continuous improvement process. Rockwood curriculum documents are reviewed on an annual basis. Plus, we follow a curriculum management plan that ensures curriculum is revised, updated, and implemented on a six-year cycle via approval of the Rockwood School District Board of Education.

In Rockwood, we use the top academic standards in the nation and align with state-approved standards.

In Rockwood, we believe educational standards provide clear goals for student learning. That is why we align with state standards, and then take the next step to incorporate standards based upon the latest in educational research by leading associations in the field: ACT, National Science Standards, National Council of Social Studies, the National Core Arts Standards, and more.

In Rockwood, we do whatever it takes to ensure all students realize their potential.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Rockwood is dedicated to high levels of student learning and achievement. We own our curriculum so we can ensure all students are college and career ready upon graduation. We want our students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers and ethical users and producers of information.

 

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