Recently Approved Curriculum Materials

Materials Approved October 28, 2019

Materials recommended for approval by CMAC on October 7, 2019, submitted for consideration to the School Board on October 28, 2019.

In Thinking: IB Psychology, by John Crane. Approved as district core curriculum for the IB Psychology course, grades 11-12

English B Course Companion, published by Oxford University Press. Approved as district core curriculum for IB English B course, grades 11-12

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, by W. Kamkwamba and B. Mealer. Approved as school supplemental curriculum for IB English B course, grades 11-12

Writing That Works: Communicating Effectively on the Job, published by Bedford/St. Martin's. Approved as district supplemental curriculum for English/Language Arts, grade 12

Virtual Business - Retailing, published by Knowledge Matters. Approved as district supplemental curriculum for Marketing and Retail Operations courses, grades 9-12

Materials Approved June 10, 2019

Materials recommended for approval by CMAC on May 20, 2019, submitted for consideration to the School Board on June 10, 2019.

Unique Learning Systems, Publisher: News-2-You. Approved as alternative core curriculum for Functional Skills and Academics (FSA) programs, grades Pre-K - 5.

i-Ready Instruction, Publisher: Curriculum Associates. Approved as district supplemental curriculum for grades K-5, as a companion to the i-Ready Assessment.

iLit (Inspire Literacy), Publisher: Pearson. Approved as district core curriculum for EL (English Learners) English and English Language Development classes, grades 7-12.

Materials Approved May 13, 2019

Materials recommended for approval by CMAC on April 15, 2019, submitted for consideration to the School Board on May 13, 2019.

Refugee, by Alan Gratz. Approved as district supplemental curriculum for English/Language Arts, grade 7.

Code.org Computer Science Principles, published by Code.org. Approved as district core curriculum for CTE AP Computer Science Principles course, grades 9-12.

Guided Flight Discovery Private Pilot, published by Jeppesen, Inc. Approved as district core curriculum for CTE Aviation course, grades 9-12.

KING Schools Private Pilot, published by KING Schools. Approved as district core curriculum for CTE Aviation course, grades 9-12.

Project Lead the Way Aerospace Engineering, published by Project Lead the Way, Inc. Approved as district core curriculum for CTE Aerospace Engineering course, grades 10-12.

Materials Approved April 22, 2019

Materials recommended for approval by CMAC on March 19, 2019, submitted for consideration to the School Board on April 22, 2019.

The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho. Approved as district supplemental curriculum for English/Language Arts, grade 10.

Erg Ed, Publisher: The Pocock Rowing Foundation. Approved as district supplemental curriculum for Physical Education, grades 6 - 12.

Visible Body, Publisher: Argosy Publishing, Inc., dba Visible Body. Approved as district supplemental curriculum for Health and Science courses, grades 11 and 12.

Materials Approved January 14, 2019

Materials recommended for approval by CMAC on December 3, 2018, submitted for consideration to the School Board on January 14, 2019.

American Government: Institutions and Policies, Publisher: Cengage Learning. Approved as alternative core curriculum for AP Government course, grade 12.

College Physics - Explore and Apply, Publisher: Pearson. Approved as alternative core curriculum for AP Physics course, grades 9-12.

The Crossover, Author: Alexander, K. Approved as district supplemental curriculum for English/Language Arts, grade 6.

OPEN (Online Physical Education Network), Publisher: US Games. Approved as district supplemental curriculum for Health/Fitness, grades K-5.

Materials Approved October 22, 2018

Materials recommended for approval by CMAC on October 1, 2018, submitted for consideration to the School Board on October 22, 2018.

Happy Numbers, Publisher: HappyNumbers.com. Approved as district supplemental curriculum for Mathematics, grades K-3.

Squiggle Park, Publisher: Eyeread, Inc.. Approved as district supplemental curriculum for English, grades K-2.

The Thing Around Your Neck, Author: Adichie, C. N.. Approved as district supplemental curriculum for English/Language Arts, grade 12.

United States Government and Politics, Publisher: AMSCO. Approved as district supplemental curriculum for AP US Government and Politics course, grade 12.

Materials Approved June 11, 2018

Materials recommended for approval by CMAC on May 20, 2018, submitted for consideration to the School Board on June 11, 2018.

The Earth and Its Peoples: A Global History, Publisher: South-Western Cengage Learning. Approved as district core curriculum for the AP World History course, grade 10.

Policy Debate: A Guide for High School and College Debaters, Author: Briscoe, S. F. Approved as district core curriculum for Debate and Society course, grades 11 and 12.

Politics and the English Language, Author: Orwell, G. Approved as district supplemental curriculum for English/Language Arts, grade 12.

Unique Learning Systems, Publisher: News-2-You. Approved as alternative core curriculum for the Adult Transition Programs and grades 6-12 Functional Skills and Academics (FSA) programs.

Character Strong Leadership Curriculum, Author: Norlin and Kraft. Approved as district core curriculum for Leadership/ASB classes, grades 6 through 12.