Creating Curriculum Maps in eWorkSpace

If you are looking for a whizzbang way to do your Curriculum Maps, do them in eWorkSpace.

Why would I want to do that?

By creating your Curriculum Map in eWorkSpace you have all the fields already worked out for you – all you have to do is enter the information. This alleviates troublesome formatting issues when working with tables in Word.

eWorkSpace also allows you to add resources and assessment tasks directly to the map so that you (and your colleagues) can find related information easily.

Creating your Curriculum Maps in eWorkSpace puts you one step closer to having all of the information for your classes (roll, parent communication, lesson plans, resources, blogs and assessment tasks) in the one place.

How do I set up a Curriculum Map in eWorkSpace?

To set up your Curriculum Map, click on the class’s link on your eWorkSpace home screen> Click on the Subject Home button (pictured below) to publish your map for all the classes in that subject (for more on this, see this page)> Click on the Curriculum Maps button.

The Subject Home button

This will get you to the page where you can create a new map by clicking the Add new Curriculum Map button. Give your map a general name (either related to the timing of the unit, ‘Term x’, or the topic covered, ‘Weather’), leave all the settings as they are and then click ‘Save Map details’. To add sub-topics to the overall topic (Week 1, Storms, etc.) go into it by clicking its name and then click the Add new Row link. Here you can name the sub-topic, designate when it starts and tell eWS how long it will run for.

Once you have added a row, click the ‘Edit Map item’ button to add key questions, a description of the sub-topic and any assessments attached to it.

If you found all that a bit hard to follow, here it is in numbered dot points:

1. Click on the class’s link on your eWorkSpace home screen.

2. Click on the Subject Home button.

3. Click on the Curriculum Maps button.

4. Create a new map by clicking the ‘Add new Curriculum Map’ button.

5. Give your map a general name (either related to the timing of the unit, ‘Term x’, or the topic covered, ‘Weather’), leave all the settings as they are.

6. Click ‘Save Map details’.

7. Add sub-topics (Week 1, Storms, etc.) to the overall topic by clicking its name then click the Add new Row link.

8. Name the sub-topic, designate when it starts and tell eWS how long it will run for.

9. Use the ‘Edit Map item’ button to add key questions, a description of the sub-topic and any assessments attached to it.

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About timthelibrarian

Tim Harwood is a Teacher Librarian and eLearning enthusiast.
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