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Our Favorite Content Resources

Our team compiled a list of some of our favorite resources from leading education organizations. Explore the free and practical resources for supporting ELA, math, and science instruction below.

ELA RESOURCES

This online tool can identify the high-value Tier 2 vocabulary in any text.

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These lessons from Student Achievement Partners Close focus on rich text, high-quality text-dependent questions, and aligned culminating writing assignments.

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ILA works to enhance literacy instruction through research and professional development.

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The Louisiana Department of Education teamed up with LearnZillion to create a comprehensive, high-quality ELA curriculum. (The books and some supplementary texts need to be purchased, but the rest of the curriculum is free.)

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This position paper from the National Council for Teachers of English presents some of the principles that guide the effective teaching of writing.

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UnboundEd offers a comprehensive, standards-aligned ELA curriculum for grades PK–12. These materials draw from the critically acclaimed EngageNY content and have been sequenced by experts in curriculum design and instructional implementation.

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These documents from Student Achievement Partners name instructional content priorities in K–12 ELA for the 2020–21 academic year. 

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MATH RESOURCES

The coherence map from Student Achievement Partners illustrates how the math standards are related and includes a sample task for each standard.

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Illustrative Mathematics provides high-quality K–12 math curricula with tasks and content explanations for each standard.

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These assessments from Student Achievement Partners are designed to illustrate the math shifts and expectations of college- and career-ready standards.

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UnboundEd offers a comprehensive, standards-aligned math curriculum for grades PK–12. These materials draw from the critically acclaimed EngageNY content and have been sequenced by experts in curriculum design and instructional implementation.

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YouCubed presents student tasks, professional development, and growth mindset research.

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These documents from Student Achievement Partners name instructional content priorities in K–12 mathematics for the 2020–21 academic year.

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SCIENCE RESOURCES

This is the National Research Council’s evidence-based foundation that was used to develop the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

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This model is grounded in sound learning theory and used to facilitate the process of conceptual change through coherent learning experiences with a student-centered lens.

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These tools can support science teachers in developing, adapting, and teaching with strongly aligned NGSS (or similar standards) materials.

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This toolkit supports the evaluation and selection of materials aligned to the NGSS and similar science standards.

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These middle-grade units are aligned to the NGSS and are released and published individually after undergoing field testing. OpenSciEd also offers remote learning adaptations for each unit to support virtual instruction.

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This resource describes how phenomena can be used in classrooms with NGSS and similar science standards to drive teaching and learning.

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The STEM Teaching Tools site is currently focused on supporting the teaching of the NGSS. Each tool is focused on a specific issue and leverages the best knowledge from research and practice.

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The American Museum of Natural History offers tools and training for the implementation of the NGSS and similar science standards with a focus on unit and assessment design.

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Looking for more resources?

The Continuous Improvement Toolkit contains more than 40 practical tools, templates, and resources for keeping students engaged in meaningful learning, whether they are learning in a classroom or at home.

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