December 10, 2017
Educators from across the country discuss the importance of their voices in the #materialsmatter conversation.
November 29, 2017
Educator Cynthia Nicholson's discusses her thoughts about education as the great equalizer and the role instructional materials play in the effort.
November 9, 2017
Guest Blogger Jenni Aberli has been an educator for two decades and is currently a High School English Language Arts Specialist and proud parent living in Louisville, KY.
In my current role as a High School English Language Arts Specialist in Louisville, KY, I work with high schools to support teachers with curriculum and instruction. Beyond this career that I love, I’m also a parent. This has changed me in many ways and even shapes how I approach my work. When I go into any classroom or look at instructional materials, my first thought is always: is this good enough for my child? And if it’s not good enough for my child, then it’s not good enough for any of our students.
Most parents have careers outside of the field of curriculum and instruction. It can be tough to know if the instructional materials our kids are bringing home are supporting their learning and helping them grow, especially since there’s no one correct way to teach and no single book that has all the answers. However, there are two simple questions parents can ask to know more about the quality of their children’s materials:
November 7, 2017
Educator Jenni Aberli talks about the importance of instructional materials in her own son’s life and how the materials he brings home are building his skills and shaping his future.
October 26, 2017
"Curriculum shapes the instruction that happens in the classroom." Elementary school teacher Donald Nicolas shares his thoughts on how curriculum and materials are impacting his students.
October 18, 2017
EdReports just released new information on five programs in K-12 math and English language arts.