Assemble Review Teams
When reviewing instructional materials, it is important to include stakeholders with different expertise in the process.
- Content Expertise (teachers, curriculum directors, content coaches)
- Evaluation of alignment to learning standards, effectiveness
- Technology Expertise (educational technology directors, technology specialists, digital resource managers, librarians)
- Digital requirements, access, security and student privacy issues
- Administrative Expertise (School board members, principals, assistant superintendents, superintendents)
- Professional development capacity, accessibility, state/district policies
- Curation Expertise (teachers, librarians)
- Permitted usage, attribution, resource organization
- Community Expertise (students, parents, museums, afterschool programs)
- Ease of use, internet access, access outside of school
- Are there different review teams based on:
- Content area?
- Core versus supplemental materials?
- What common expertise should team members have?
- What specific skills are needed?