New toolkit measures alignment of materials to standards

Trying to determine whether a lesson plan, textbook or other item aligns with Maine’s updated math and English language arts (ELA) standards? A free comprehensive toolkit for evaluating alignment to the Expectation of those standards is now available.

The toolkit supports the evaluation of comprehensive textbooks or textbook series, units, lessons, grade- or course-level assessments, item banks and individual assessment items, and can be applied to both print and digital materials. We encourage you to share the toolkit with your colleagues and others working to implement the standards locally.

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