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!

Ready to bring your history lessons to life? The Mississippi Department of Education and Mississippi teachers have also reviewed and adopted high-quality instructional materials (HQIM) for social studies. Check out the rubric and the list of high-quality instructional materials

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.

# 0 In 2019, Mississippi students were ranked first nationwide for gains in fourth-grade reading and math.
0 In 2019-2020, there were 31,601 classroom teachers in Mississippi.
0 In 2019-2020, there were 465,433 students in Mississippi public schools.


A Change Comes to Mississippi

A Change Comes to Mississippi

A Change Comes to Mississippi: Materials Matter and the Results Show It Mississippi educator Deia Sanders talks about her work to elevate the importance of high-quality instructional materials in the Magnolia state. In 2019, Mississippi educator Deia Sanders joined a group of education leaders at the annual CCSSO Policy Forum to discuss the research pointing…

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Hey, math teachers!

Hey, math teachers!

What were we most excited to share with Mississippi teachers when we first launched the site? The math materials! The Mississippi Department of Education, Mississippi school districts, and Mississippi teachers spent a lot of time and energy adopting a high-quality instructional materials (HQIM) math rubric and then reviewing K-8 math materials to ensure their quality!…

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