In this article I propose that curriculum and instruction are inextricably intertwined, curriculum development should be an important function of educational supervision, and supervision should foster a multidimensional curriculum developed by teachers. The proposed curriculum framework includes cognitive, social-emotional, moral, cultural, democratic, creative-artistic, and health and physical dimensions. I provide a rationale for including each of the seven dimensions, and recommend integrating the seven dimensions within a holistic curriculum. I contend that each dimension of the proposed curriculum will promote learning in the other dimensions. The suggested curriculum development process involves the supervisor facilitating professional development for teachers and curriculum design by teachers. Finally, I recommend a three-phase model for curriculum development leading to the multidimensional curriculum, with continuous curriculum development at the school, team, and individual level.
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Gordon, S. P. (2019). Supervision’s New Challenge: Facilitating a Multidimensional Curriculum. Journal of Educational Supervision, 1 (2). https://doi.org/10.31045/jes.1.2.2