The Watson Chapel School District's (WCSD) mission is to provide a challenging curriculum that graduates every student prepared for higher learning and careers that will empower them to become productive citizens in a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment.
Curriculum & Instruction Department helps to ensure that the Watson Chapel School District provides all students with rigorous, joyful, and culturally responsive learning to meet all student academic needs. WCSD believes optimal student achievement can be attained by utilizing a proactive Professional Learning Communities (PLC) collaborative systems approach for continuous teacher learning to provide a safe and effective learning environment for children.
To do this, the office provides leadership in the areas of curriculum, instruction, assessment and professional learning with direct supervision of the following academic departments: Educational Technology; English Language Arts; English Language Learners; History & Social Science; Library Media; Mathematics; Physical Education, Health & Wellness; Science; Visual & Performing Arts; and World Language.
Please find listed below various Curriculum Resources available for students, parents, teachers, and stakeholders.
Curriculum Programs Resources:
WCSD List of Books in the School Libraries may be accessed here.
Curriculum Programs, Reading Materials and Textbook Purchases may be accessed here.
Arkansas Ideas-Professional Development
Common Lit-free reading passages & literacy resources
EdPuzzle-make any video your lesson
Flippity-turn a Google spreadsheet into flash cards
Jeopardylabs-create your own Jeopardy template
Pear Deck-for creating presentations
Quizalize-pinpoint classroom progress in real time
Quizizz-create free gamified quizzes
Rewordify.com-helps students learn new words
USA Test Prep-teacher directed learning resource
Zipgrade-iOs and Android grading app