Posts about Curriculum

Learn about our curriculum, take a deep dive into some of its features, and much more.

Posts about our approach to full scope and sequence planning, teaching and assessment.

Building Procedural Fluency with Number Talks

by Sarah Britton

June 3, 2021

Do you have the tools to help your students build their comfort and flexibility with different computational strategies? Number Talks are one excellent way to help students see more efficient paths to solving problems and support their development in all facets of procedural fluency. 

Looking Forward: Our Priorities for the 2021–22 School Year

by Anne Lyneis and Jami Therrien Wells

May 19, 2021

At the end of a singularly challenging school year, our curriculum directors turn their attention to the coming year and share our top priorities for the structures, preparation, and resources that will best support teachers and students.

A New Vision for High School ELA

by Ebony Moses

March 4, 2021

High School ELA Curriculum Director Ebony Moses illuminates how she set a vision for developing and deepening our offerings for 9–12 ELA, and shares the new scope and sequence with course themes and text selections.

What's Inside: ELA Unit Launches

November 19, 2020

How do you most efficiently internalize the content for a new ELA unit, so you are prepared for the real-time decision making required when you are in front of your class? Unit Launches are here to help.

The Case for Whole Texts in a Remote World

October 28, 2020

When instruction is remote, is it worth it to worry about whether students are still reading whole texts?