An Introduction to These Modules
Please watch the introductory video before completing the modules on this website. The introductory video provides some key information about how to navigate within the modules and how to use the materials as a training tool.
What are Academic Content Standards?
Academic content standards identify what students must know and be able to do.
This module will provide you with a basic understanding of what academic content standards
are, how to decipher the standards, and why they are important.
Integrating Academic Content Standards
into Interpretive Programs
Integrating academic content standards into school group interpretive programs helps make our programs and parks more relevant to students. Learn the ins and outs of building a good interpretive program aligned to the academic content standards.
Common Core Questioning and Other
Interpretation is about building connection and meaning through provocation.
Learn about inquiry-based questioning strategies and other classroom techniques
for engaging students and directing their focus.
Useful websites, documents, etc. on academic content standards and interpretive programs.