The answer is it depends. One of the defining features of our current educational system is that districts have local control. Part of this local control is the ability to select and adopt curriculum, provided that the choices meet state standards. The Mississippi Department of Education does not mandate the materials a school uses to…Read More
Instructional materials matter to Mississippi teachers. With high-quality instructional materials, Mississippi teachers can bring lessons to life and inspire their students to learn and grow.
Calling All Social Studies Teachers!
Teaching is challenging; high-quality materials can make it easier.
Many schools do not provide teachers with instructional materials that meet student needs, and teachers must fill the gaps. 73% of U.S. teachers say they use materials found online more than they use hardcover textbooks. More than 93% of teachers report frequently using their own or locally developed materials.
Discover materials that will help you best support your students.
We spoke with Mississippi teachers from across the state and learned how important high-quality, standards-aligned materials are to their students’ success. This site provides information and resources to ensure Mississippi teachers have instructional materials that get students excited to learn and prepare them for their future.
Instructional Materials Matter to Mississippi Teachers.
In an effort to increase teacher access to high-quality instructional materials (HQIM), the Mississippi Department of Education, in partnership with Mississippi First, has launched a new website for Mississippi teachers! This new site was made with Mississippi teachers in mind. We know that when teachers have access to HQIM, including curriculum, students succeed at a…Read More