What should we look for in powerful classrooms?
Learn how structured phonics instruction is critical to literacy development and a necessary part of an ELA curriculum
Identifying and using high-quality, ELA Open Educational Resources successfully
Standards co-author Susan Pimentel explains how the elements of a high-quality ELA program contribute to student learning. She pinpoints where many current programs are missing the mark.
Learn how to plan effective argument writing instruction
A long-time middle school teacher and writing expert explains how to design strong writing instruction
New training modules on the IMET’s Non-Negotiables and Alignment Criteria
Achieve created a rubric and review process to facilitate peer reviews
A panel of experts pinpointed the biggest problems with today’s ELA/literacy materials
An SAP literacy specialist explains how small changes to the IMET can have a big impact on users
A North Carolina literacy coach explains what the CCSS ELA Shifts mean for classroom materials
Sue Pimentel, one of the lead writers of the Common Core, introduces the Publishers’ Criteria
The Shifts are a powerful frame to help drive understanding of the Common Core
Even though many districts are not in a position to purchase new materials in the short-term, training reviewers now is a smart long-term investment