A curriculum is a set of courses and resources for use in an educational setting.
From the Latin, currere, it sets a course to be run, through which a learner can grow in knowledge.
The following charts list curricula from a variety of denominations and publishers. The charts provide an overview of each curriculum, including the format, cost, overall goal, content, and teacher support.
Children’s Curriculum Chart
(ages 0-12) updated April 2016
Youth Curriculum Chart
(ages 13-18) updated April 2016
Adult Curriculum Chart
(18 and over) updated April 2016
Confirmation Curriculum Chart
Multiple denominations; updated April 2016
How to Choose a Curriculum
Step 1: Understand the five basic types of Christian Formation curricula.
5. Thematic-based (see overview article)
Step 2: Obtain samples and begin evaluating a curriculum. Remember that resource centers often have copies of curricula for previewing. Use the following best-practice guides for the evaluation process.
How to Evaluate Curriculum
Summary and worksheet
Select the Right Curriculum for your Church
Step by step article
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