A new framework for developing and implementing clear district-wide support for teaching and learning
See how using this goal-setting structure can help you achieve content-focused goals during the school year
Findings from a 2017 survey about instructional materials usage among educators
Working with teachers to improve their understanding and use of curricular materials
Finding unbiased information about instructional materials.
What should we look for in powerful classrooms?
Amid the sea of free online materials and digital applications, here are five places we’d start our search.
Learn how educators can use Pinterest to identify and collect high-quality instructional resources
An experienced educator introduces different support methods to allow struggling students to engage with grade-level materials.
Identifying excellence in instructional materials
Learn about free, high-quality mini-assessments for math and literacy.
Learn how examining assessment items can be a source of professional development and deepen your understanding of the Shifts
A veteran Journeys user shares recommendations to improve basal lessons and better support teachers and students.
One of the reviewers explains how the assessment review was conducted and what the findings mean for educators and students.
Strategies to scaffold instruction of Standards-aligned, complex texts
Common Core-aligned assessments must capitalize on teacher-student relationships
The President of Core Knowledge challenges fellow publishers to complete an alignment rubric
How the Louisiana DOE is developing PD and looking for connections to help all districts maximize the impact of standards-aligned materials
Where to Find High-Quality Curricular Materials for ELLs in the Public Domain
How to determine whether instructional materials support ELL's needs
An administrator’s guide to promoting teacher innovation
A Brookings Institution report explains how much we DON’T know about instructional materials in use in today’s classrooms.
A high school English teacher shares 10 ways classroom teachers can influence curriculum
The K-12 OER Collaborative plans to create a year-long open educational resources curriculum.
New case studies share a look at the process of adapting math and ELA materials
Achieve and SAP are looking for instructional materials aligned to the CCSS to address weaknesses in existing materials
Achieve created a rubric and review process to facilitate peer reviews
Learn how the Collaborative is planning on creating and vetting materials.
The K-12 OER Collaborative is working to create Common Core-aligned resources
Keep up-to-date with the latest media coverage of instructional materials
The challenging, yet rewarding process of adapting instructional materials
Why Louisiana chose to share all its curricular reviews online and where you can see the findings
What are the differences between a traditional review and an IMET review? A teacher who’s done both explains.
How Milwaukee built a review team that reflected the needs of the teachers and students
Washington's work to identify OER and put them to use in classrooms
What are OER? Where can you find them? How should you use them?
How Louisiana communicated its alignment concerns to publishers
An introduction to supplementing and adapting instructional materials
Educators from Granite Falls uncovered benefits to reviewing that they hadn’t anticipated
A teacher explains the unexpected connection she uncovered between materials reviews and the classroom
When is the right time to use the IMET? Whether you’re purchasing, supplementing, designing, or simply building capacity, the IMET can help.