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Materials Adoption & Course Supports

Implementing the State Learning Standards

Achieve

This website helps states, districts, and others understand the organization and content of the standards, as well as the evidence base used to support the standards. Resources include instructional support and alignment resources, as well as implementation planning tools.

Achieve the Core

A website dedicated to helping students and teacher see that their work will lead to greater achievement. Resources include lessons, student writing samples, tools for planning an professional development modules.

National Center on Disability and Access to Education

This center exists to address issues of technology and disability in education policies and practices to enhance the lives of people with disabilities and their families.

National Center on Accessible Educational Materials

This site provides resources for educators, parents and families, students, publishers, and others interested in learning about print or technology based materials that serve a wide range of student learning variabilities.

Materials Adoption

Conducting an Instructional Materials Review

These resources provide guidance for selecting materials, in addition provide resources such as what to consider when adopting materials, publisher's criteria, rubrics, and review processes.

Educators Evaluating Qualitative Instructional Products (EQuIP)

Student Achievement Partners (SAP), has designed this rubric to help schools identify high-quality materials aligned to the CCSS.

Instructional Materials Evaluation Tool (IMET)

Student Achievement Partners (SAP) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), has designed this K–12 tool for evaluating a comprehensive textbook or textbook series for alignment to the Shifts and major features of the CCSS.

EdReports.org

An independent nonprofit that publishes free reviews of instructional materials, using an educator-designed tool that measures alignment, usability, and other quality criteria. The reports help districts and educators make informed purchasing and instructional decisions that support improved student outcomes.