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What Principals Need to Know About High Quality Instructional Materials

Education Elements

The most successful school leaders we work with understand that high-quality instructional materials (HQIM) improve student engagement and are a key resource in addressing schooling loss.

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Milestone reached as NH takes advantage of free instructional materials

eSchool News

CONCORD, NH (March 3, 2022) — In less than eight months, more than 215,000 digital resources have been used by New Hampshire educators, students and families through Discovery Education’s innovative learning platform. These instructional materials have been incredibly valuable to the state’s educational system.


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Mentoring Minds - instructional materials to develop critical thinking skills

Educational Technology Guy

Mentoring Minds is an educational publishing company that develops K-12 instructional materials to help students develop critical thinking and problem solving skills. The products combine print and online resources, as well as teacher editions and resources. They will even help you find ways to fund your purchase.

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Adoption and implementation of K-12 core instructional materials – final report

K12 Open Ed

As many of you know, I’ve spent much of this year working on a project to explore the adoption and implementation of K-12 core instructional materials and to explore business models for the successful and sustainable publishing of such open educational resource (OER) materials.

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Access State-Reviewed Instructional Materials with SETDA’s Dashboard

A pilot program of the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) has made 12 states’ reviews of secondary math and language arts materials available, with a wide range of K-12 resources from these and other states to follow. Christine’s background includes experience in education and consulting.

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This Student Saw Teachers Lacked a Place to Share Digital Resources. So He Created One.


Lightning struck: There didn’t seem to be a place where teachers could share educational resources with each other, which might help them sort through it all. Called AwesomeSTEAM , it’s a small platform that collects open educational resources from around the web. Faidley says that it’s also useful for precocious students. “I

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Using open educational resources to empower differentiated instruction


Open educational resources, also known as OER, provide a great way to supplement curriculum to differentiate instruction and better meet each learner’s needs in your classroom. para built itself upon a robust pedagogical foundation that is designed to support differentiated instruction. So what does that mean?