Q1. Are districts required to use products rated highly by CURATE?
Q2. What do CURATE panels look for in the products they review?
Q3. How do you decide which products CURATE panels review?
Q4. How is CURATE different from EdReports?
Q5. I am using a product rated Partially Meets Expectations by CURATE. Should I stop?
Q6. How are CURATE panelists selected, trained, and supported in their work?
Q7. How can I get involved with CURATE?
There are two main ways educators can support and/or be involved with the CURATE project.
The CURATE project is continuously looking for educators who want to become Fellows. If you are passionate about ensuring access to high-quality, standards-aligned PK-12 science, mathematics, or ELA/literacy curricular materials for Massachusetts students and educators, please check out the qualification requirements and submit an application. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Do you know a colleague that would make a great CURATE fellow? Nominate a colleague for the CURATE Fellowship!
All educators can help the CURATE project by reporting or updating their district's curriculum using our Curriculum Data Collection website. This helps the CURATE team identify districts using the curriculum under review, which can help us collect surveys from teachers using the product. To report or update your district's curriculum, email Craig Waterman .
Q8. What's the future of CURATE? Will you be evaluating new editions and versions of products as they are released? What about other subject areas and grade spans?
Last Updated: June 7, 2023
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