Core curriculum programs
We strive to create low floors and high ceilings for students in our core curriculum programs, to borrow a phrase from learning theorist and Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Seymour Papert. In other words, we engage all students with challenging content by creating multiple entry points and different modalities to access the content. We also empower teachers with tools to provide robust scaffolding and differentiated instruction (the stairs to climb up to the high ceiling), to ensure that all of their students can fully engage with rigorous subject matter.
Amplify is proud to be the only educational publisher to receive all green and near-perfect scores from across K-5 literacy, 6-8 ELA, and 6-8 science—all of our core programs—from the evaluators at EdReports.org.
Using a fundamentally different approach to language arts, Amplify Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA) is a PreK–5 program that sequences deep content knowledge with research-based foundational skills. EdReports ranked it all green across the board.
Built specifically for middle school, Amplify ELA is an interactive core curriculum that engages students by bringing complex texts to life. EdReports has confirmed its quality with a near-perfect score.
Amplify Science empowers students to think, read, and write like real scientists and engineers. Amplify Science 6–8 was the only program to receive all-green ratings in EdReports’ first-ever review of national middle school science curricula.
Amplify Desmos Math
Coming July 2021: Amplify Desmos Math is designed around the idea that a core math curriculum needs to serve 100 percent of students in accessing grade-level math every day. The program delivers engaging math lessons that are easier to teach, collaborative problem-solving experiences both online and off, and data that drives performance. (Amplify Desmos Math grades 6–8 and Algebra 1 are available to pilot starting July 2021.)