Meet Jeneva, a high school freshman, and Toni, an EdReports ELA reviewer, and hear them talk about why high quality instructional materials are critical for student learning and success.
I feel like having good materials encourages you to learn to be a teacher you need to have good quality tools. Just having something nice that you know you can like rely on when you have something that doesn't work very well. It's kind of hard to like focus.
High-quality texts help teachers scaffold and frame and develop ideas so that kids can get really get into it. And I think you can always tell it's tasks that they're invested in and that they care about and that they want to really explore. So the great materials really do pull kids into the into the classroom into the learning