Willmar Public Schools - ISD 347

Inspiring and preparing all learners for their future in our community and the world

Welcome to the Curriculum and Instruction website where you can become acquainted with various aspects of our instructional programs.  We have a strong curriculum that is reviewed on a regular basis according to the Curriculum Review Cycle, ensuring that our students are taught with current and relevant standards and strategies.  Staff development opportunities provide training for teachers during the school year and in the summer.  For more information, check out the links on this page.  If you have questions, you can contact Carrie Thomas, Interim Director of Teaching and Learning, at 1-320-231-8477.

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 Carrie Thomas
 Director of Teaching and Learning
 Phone:  1-320-231-8477

Useful Resources

Link to WPS Literacy Plan

Curriculum Maps - Curriculum maps are used to document the content of a class, including the standards taught, skills students learn, essential questions that guide instruction, and assessment. Visit the curriculum maps here.

Curriculum Review Cycle - Curriculum is reviewed according to a seven-year Curriculum Review Cycle.  Classroom teachers serve on subject area committees that review current research and best practices in that field.  They provide leadership for revising the curriculum, selecting appropriate materials, initiating staff development and implementing changes. View the document here.