- Draft Instructional Materials Review and Approval (IMRA) rubrics are now available for ï»¿for Kâ€“3 and 4â€“8 English language arts and reading, Kâ€“3 and 4â€“6 Spanish language arts and reading, and Kâ€“12 mathematics.
- Educators, education service center staff, and publishers are invited to sign up for a focus group this month to provide feedback on the draft IMRA rubrics.
- The slide decks and recordings for the ELAR/SLAR (Deck/) and mathematics (Deck/) IMRA rubric focus groups are now available.
ÈËÆÞÓÕ»ó provides support and coordination for the review, adoption, and distribution of state-adopted instructional materials and provides Texas educators with direct access to select materials.
A growing body of research points to the positive impact high-quality instructional materials can have on student learning. ÈËÆÞÓÕ»ó defines high-quality materials as those that ensure full coverage of Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), align with research-based instructional strategies in each subject area, support all learners, and include:
- Progress monitoring through embedded, aligned assessments
- Implementation support
- All teacher- and student-facing resources needed for instruction
provides detailed, independent quality reviews of many instructional materials to help districts make informed decisions.
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Instructional Materials and Implementation Division
1701 North Congress Avenue, Room 3-110
Austin, Texas 78701-1494