Use this document to understand and explore several aspects of curriculum fidelity in one place. Learn to develop curriculum implementation supports to meet related HSPPS.
Curriculum fidelity refers to how closely programs apply curriculum content and processes as designed. It is key to ensuring interactions and activities result in children’s learning and school readiness. Explore this page for information on curriculum fidelity.
To implement a curriculum effectively, staff must understand how to use it responsively, intentionally, and with fidelity. Use this resource to implement curriculum in ways that meet the Head Start Program Performance Standards.
Find out how program leaders work with others to identify the most appropriate ways to meet the standards around curriculum fidelity.
Watch this Coaching Corner webinar to increase your understanding of curriculum fidelity. Learn how practice-based coaching can support curriculum fidelity. Identify teaching practices and strategies to support it in the classroom.
Find answers to common questions about ways to implement a curriculum with fidelity. Learn how education managers, coaches, program leaders, and others can support early educators while being responsive to children’s cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
Explore key features of programs that implement curricula with fidelity and research about why it is important. This webinar may help Head Start administrators, teachers, home visitors, and child care partners implement the HSPPS related to curriculum fidelity.