2017 Arkansas Code
Title 6 - Education
Subtitle 2 - Elementary and Secondary Education Generally
Chapter 16 - Curriculum
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 6-16-139. Technology curriculum

Universal Citation: AR Code § 6-16-139 (2017)
  • (a) In order to prepare public school students in the State of Arkansas for successful participation in a growing knowledge-based economy and technology-rich world and to improve student achievement, the public school curriculum must integrate technology into the educational process.
  • (b) (1) (A) In order to further the intent of this section, the Division of Science and Technology of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, with the advice of the Board of Directors of the Division of Science and Technology of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, shall develop a knowledge-based technology curriculum for use in grades seven through twelve (7-12).
    • (B) The curriculum shall be organized into a scope and sequence that constitutes a plan for achieving the educational objectives necessary for an adequate education as described in § 6-20-2302 and shall include the following components for each course in the curriculum:
      • (i) A collection of the substantive material used to teach a particular subject matter;
      • (ii) Lesson plans; and
      • (iii) Recommendations for activities and other learning processes.
        • (2) The curriculum shall be developed in sufficient time to allow for implementation in the 2007-2008 school year.
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