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Does Ownership of Instructional Materials Matter?

Doug Levin

. – I want to focus instead on one aspect of how we are shifting from print to digital: the procurement decision schools make about whether to license digital instructional materials or purchase them outright, because I think ownership of instructional materials matters.**. Image credits. Image credits.

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Sales of K-12 Instructional Materials Soaring, New Industry Estimates Show

Marketplace K-12

Revenues for prekindergarten through grade K-12 instructional materials reached $61.4 The post Sales of K-12 Instructional Materials Soaring, New Industry Estimates Show appeared first on Market Brief. million in March, up 82 percent over a year ago.


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Access State-Reviewed Instructional Materials with SETDA’s Dashboard

The range of materials includes open educational resources, as well as copyrighted print and digital resources from publishers, and the dashboard includes options to reset and clear searches, and to download entire data sets into a spreadsheet. Christine’s background includes experience in education and consulting.

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Choosing Edtech: Three Learnings from Five Districts

Digital Promise

For example, a product that disseminates instructional materials may be considered successful based on usage data, whereas a product focused on learning interventions or direct instruction may require assessment data evidence to determine success.

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Arkansas Department of Education Names Curriculum Associates’ Magnetic Reading™ Foundations an Approved English Language Arts Foundational Skills Program for Grades K–2

eSchool News

.— The Arkansas Department of Education’s Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) recently named Curriculum Associates’ Magnetic Reading Foundations to its list of high-quality instructional materials (HQIM) for foundational skills in English language arts.

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Testimony in Favor of Texas SB 6 Instructional Materials Allotment


Today I gave testimony in favor of the passage of Texas SB 6 , which institutes an Instructional Materials Allotment (IMA) in lieu of the textbook allotment and the former Technology Allotment. Everything I accessed was an instructional material with content relevant to my course of study. Another 37.8%

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Report: The way we buy digital instructional materials may need an overhaul

eSchool News

Educators stress the importance of state leadership, transparency for purchasing digital instructional materials. A new report urges care when purchasing digital instructional materials, and notes that factors such as interoperability, accessibility, and device access should be considered during the process.