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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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PROOF POINTS: Many high school math teachers cobble together their own instructional materials from the internet and elsewhere, a survey finds

The Hechinger Report

More than 75 percent of elementary school math teachers said they used their school’s recommended materials, but fewer than 50 percent of high school math teachers said they did. The do-it-yourself approach has two downsides, Zahner said, both of which affect students. Sign up for Proof Points and other Hechinger newsletters.


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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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11 Artificial Intelligence (AI) Tools to Support Effective Teaching and Leadership

A Principal's Reflections

The company behind this tool is extremely committed to data privacy. It allows teachers to get “just right” instructional materials, saving tons of time and helping all students access grade-level content. Click on the “magic tools” tab at the top of the page to see all of the options available to teachers.

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Strong Planning, Coaching, and Implementing with Fidelity– A Blended Learning Success Story

Education Elements

This model was the best fit with existing campus and district initiatives, including the implementation of high-quality instructional materials (HQIM) in Math and ELAR classes. At Education Elements, we partnered with Seguin ISD on this work, collaborating on three key steps which led to an increase in student-driven outcome data.

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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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