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Learning Progressions & Content Supports: Kindergarten through Grade 2

Focused on grades K-2, this resource provides educators with explicit pathways that connect mathematical big ideas throughout the grade levels. The...

Overview of K-8 Mathematics Learning Progressions

This overview of the K-8 mathematics learning progressions provides a high-level outline of the grade-level learning progressions and content...

Accelerate Learning Lesson Planning Template

Lesson planning template for educators to use when planning scaffolded lessons based on formative data and critical prerequisite skills.

Cook and McDonald's Language Complexity Rubric

This language complexity rubric was developed to help educators, test developers, and test reviewers understand and reduce the language complexity of...

NYSED Concrete-Representational-Abstract (CRA) Scaffolding Strategy Example-Grade 6

CRA is a three-part instructional strategy in which the teacher begins by modeling and thinking aloud with concrete objects (e.g., blocks, disks,...

NYSED Concrete-Representational-Abstract (CRA) Scaffolding Strategy Example-Grade 3

CRA is a three-part instructional strategy in which the teacher begins by modeling and thinking aloud with concrete objects (e.g., blocks, disks,...

Placemat Collaboration Scaffolding Strategy Example

The placemat strategy allows students to think independently and then share ideas collaboratively through the use of a "placemat". This scaffolding...

NYSED RDW (Read, Draw, Write ) Scaffolding Example and Template

The RDW Template is a graphic organizer that can be used to support students who have difficulty organizing information and recalling multistep,...

NYSED Frayer Model Scaffolding Example & Template

The Frayer model is a graphic organizer that can be used in any lesson to help students understand any unfamiliar vocabulary, but is especially...

UDL Lesson Design Template

UDL Lesson Design Template provides a wealth of resources to help educators design lessons that address engagement, representations, and action and...

Accelerate Learning Unit Planning Template

Unit planning template for educators for accelerated learning including critical prerequisite skills, formative pre-assessments, and types of...

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Assessment Strategies

CAST provides UDL tips for assessment including aligning assessments to learning goals, examples of formative assessment strategies, reducing...

ClassHook

Need a video to spark interest or make your content more relevant to students? ClassHook houses thousands of short clips from popular culture, all of...

Oregon's Importance of High-Quality Instructional Resources

The Oregon Department of Education provides this document summarizing the importance of high-quality instructional materials and includes a curated...

Louisiana Department of Education Implementing Standards for Mathematical Practices Guide

The Louisiana Department of Education provides this guide for implementing the Standards for Mathematical Practice, also known as the Mathematical...

Framework for Connecting the Student and Teaching Practices

This free resource from Solution Tree Press provides educators with a framework for integrating the Mathematical Process Standards (called Standards...

IDOE Accommodations and Modifications Chart

This IDOE chart clearly articulates the difference between accommodations and modifications that can be utilized with students.

Using Informal Assessments for English Language Learners

This article provides strategies and information about two types of informal assessment commonly used with English Learners: performance-based...

Math Learning Recovery Example: 2nd Grade Unit

Example 2nd grade computation unit showing vertical articulation, identification of priority standards, and SENS. Use to facilitate a discussion...

Unlocking Student Creativity

This session is a part of the Encore LIVE workshop series, highlighting some of the best sessions from the 2022 Summer of Learning...