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Center for Instructional Support

Instructional Materials and Professional Development: Strengthening Curriculum in Massachusetts

Expanding access to high-quality, standards-aligned curricular materials can significantly improve student outcomes, especially when teachers have the professional learning opportunities they need to make the most of those materials. The Center for Instructional Support at DESE is committed to ensuring that all students in Massachusetts enjoy the many benefits of a strong curriculum.

Resources for Supporting Curriculum

Quick Reference Guides

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Assessing Your Curriculum Landscape
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Aligning Curriculum to Massachusetts Standards

Searchable Maps

The maps are meant to support cross-district collaboration on curriculum and related professional learning in Massachusetts. They show which curricular materials district leaders tell us are most widely used to support instruction in their schools. In this initial phase, the maps focus on English language arts (ELA) and literacy, math, and science and technology/engineering (STE). In addition to the main PK-12 map, eight simpler maps show just the most commonly used materials for specific subject areas and grade spans. Please note that the materials shown on these maps were chosen simply for their prevalence in Massachusetts.

Click the box with the arrow in a map’s top left corner to view its navigation pane. Click the frame icon in a map’s top right corner to view a larger version of the map and sidebar. If you have any questions about the maps, please contact Nechama Goldberg.

PK-12 ELA/literacy, math, & STE curriculum

Elementary ELA/literacy curriculum
Elementary math curriculum
Elementary STE curriculum

Middle school ELA curriculum
Middle school math curriculum
Middle school STE curriculum

 

 

 

High school ELA data are insufficient to generate their own map at this time.
High school math curriculum
High school STE curriculum


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Searchable Maps PK-12 Curriculum Data


Last Updated: June 7, 2018
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