Navigating to Successful Student Outcomes with Standards-…

While most core materials have a correlation to the Common Core or Next Generation Science Standards, they may or may not have a correlation to your state standards. Supplemental materials may not have a correlation at all or may only be correlated to national standards.

Determining Which Materials Are Aligned to the Relevant Standards

Once you have identified the materials that address the relevant standards you will be teaching, the last step is to find citations (lessons, activities, quizzes) in the materials that are aligned to the content , context, and cognitive rigor of those standards. Our next white papers on Overcoming the Challenges of Standards Alignment and Mapping Resources to Your Curriculum provide further guidance on this topic.


Helping remediate Covid-related learning losses is a societal imperative that will require sustained financial investment and focused attention. Federal and state policymakers must provide the financial resources district and campus leaders need to hire the necessary staff and build a culture that supports teachers in delivering standards-aligned instruction. Teachers must understand which materials to use and how to use them effectively to help all students master state standards and progress academically.

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