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Do Classroom Assignments Reflect Today's Higher Standards

Do Classroom Assignments Reflect Today's Higher Standards

Research by EdTrust on if classroom assignments reflect today's higher standards.

Know Your Starting Point Inventory

CalCurriculum: This guide will help you to reflect on past adoptions, identify key stakeholders, determine communications plans, and set criteria for choosing materials.

Piloting Guidelines

CalCurriculum: CA State Board of Education policy and guidelines for piloting textbook and instructional materials.

Process for Using the IMET to Evaluate Materials

Student Achievement Partners: Student Achievement Partners provides templates for a communications plan and timeline (Pg 13 - 15)

The Hidden Value of Curriculum Reform

The Hidden Value of Curriculum Reform

Center for American Progress: Report providing new insight on curricula selection, cost and getting a better return on investment with materials.

CA School Dashboard

CA School Dashboard

CDE: Description of the CA Dashboard and associated resources

CA Statewide System of Support

California Department of Education: Assistance and support for local educational agencies (LEAs) with Title I schools, including those identified as Program Improvement (PI), under Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965.

Text Complexity Tools

Text Complexity Tools

Achieve the Core: Helps set expectations for the complexity of texts students need to be able to read. This collection includes tools to help with each step and research to support teachers' understanding of text complexity.

CA CCSS and CCSS Crosswalk

CalCurriculum: This resource highlights CA's additions to the CCSS ELA and where educators can look within the EdReports reviews for more information about the additional standards.

ELA/ELD Adoption Toolkit

ELA/ELD Adoption Toolkit

Produced by the CCSESA Curriculum and Instruction Steering Committee, the English Language Arts/Literacy and English Language Development (ELA/Literacy and ELD) Adoption Toolkit is designed to facilitate the selection of publisher programs for instruction in English language arts, English language development, biliteracy language arts, intensive intervention, and specialized English language development.

Foundational Reading Skills (Grades K-3)

Foundational Reading Skills (Grades K-3)

US Department of Education: Review your materials for these components in the K-3 Grades

Foundational Skills Observation Tool

Foundational Skills Observation Tool

Achieve the Core: Observational tool to support K-2 educators with best practices in the foundational skills.

California Department of Education: Math Instructional Materials Adoption List

Programs adopted by California Department of Education's State Board of Education on January 15, 2014.

Math Framework

Math Framework

California Department of Education: Guidelines for implementing the content standards adopted by the CA State Board of Education that are developed by the Instructional Quality Commission.

Educators Evaluating Quality Instructional Products (EQuIP Rubric)

Educators Evaluating Quality Instructional Products (EQuIP Rubric)

Achieve: Rubric for evaluating instructional materials developed by Achieve.

Guidance on Implementing EnVision Math

Achieve the Core: These documents provide guidance for planning and implementing enVisionmath 2.0 (K-5) in ways that best align to college- and career-ready standards.

Math Evidence Guide (Grades 9-12)

Math Evidence Guide (Grades 9-12)

EdReports: These evidence guides support educators throughout the review process and provide looks-fors, references to key documents, and scoring details for each indicator.

Math Evidence Guide (Grades K-8)

Math Evidence Guide (Grades K-8)

EdReports: These evidence guides support educators throughout the review process and provide looks-fors, references to key documents, and scoring details for each indicator.