Curriculum is the combination of the standards, collection of resources, and the strategies and methods used to reach all students. The tools and resources below support district and/or school efforts in selecting and evaluating curriculum.
The Implementation Guides below allow educators to measure the level of implementation of the Illinois Learning Standards within a classroom, school, or district as well as provide guidance along the path to full implementation.
ISBE Webinars and Resources
The following ISBE webinars and accompanying resources can be used to help schools and districts determine if their curriculum is aligned to the standards.
Curriculum Webinar 1
What is Curriculum? What is Curriculum Alignment? Why Do Instructional Materials Matter?
Curriculum Webinar 2
An Overview of Curriculum Alignment Tools
PDFs of Tools Discussed in Webinar 2
ELA K-2 and ELA 3-12
Math K-8 and Math 9-12
PEEC for Science Newly released!
NGSS Lesson Screener
EQuIP: All rubrics can be downloaded from the column to the right
OER Rubric Guide
Curriculum Webinar 3
Instructional Materials Review Process
Curriculum Webinar 4
Curriculum and Alignment Implementation Challenges
Resources Discussed in Webinar 4
These tools are intended to assist educators in evaluating their curricular materials for standards alignment.