High-quality instructional materials in action

Welcome. What are high quality instructional materials, and why do they matter? We’ve assembled resources here for you to explore how to support your district or school in adopting a high quality program.

Why high-quality instructional materials?


A growing body of research shows that, in addition to the influence of teachers, curriculum has a significant effect on student learning. Quality curriculum is also a great tool for teachers: it saves them time and enables them to focus on interacting with their students. See what the research says about high-quality instructional materials, or HQIM.


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Five fundamentals of HQIM in action


Beyond all-green ratings from reviewers at EdReports.org or a Tier 1 designation from the Louisiana Department of Education, what does high-quality curriculum look like in real classrooms? How does it come to life for teachers and students? Here are five fundamentals of how we think about it at Amplify.


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What do high-quality materials look like in action?


Every educator has a story about curriculum coming to life. We have stories too, driven by our belief that all students deserve excellent curriculum. Check out our video and see what high-quality instructional materials mean to Amplify educators and staff.

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DECIDE: 6 tips for a successful remote or hybrid curriculum adoption


Curriculum adoption is a complex process even in normal times. No matter how or where your students are learning, our new actionable guide with strategies from the field will help you keep your curriculum adoption process as smooth as possible—both adapted to current circumstances and designed to outlast them.


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Ready to learn more? Read about our all-green programs on EdReports.org.

Download the “Finding and Implementing Quality Curriculum: What Matters Most” white paper.


In fall 2019, the EdWeek Research Center conducted a nationally-representative survey (sponsored by Amplify) of more than 500 educators to explore how they searched for, vetted, and implemented new curriculum programs. The results may surprise you. To learn more, read the report.


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Read about our all-green programs on EdReports.org.


Amplify is the only educational publisher to receive all-green ratings across K–5 literacy, 6–8 ELA, and 6–8 science—all of our core programs—from the rigorous evaluators at EdReports. Read the reports for yourself.


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