This section highlights various rubrics used by states, districts, and schools for the evaluation instructional materials.
Rubrics: Align to the Common Core State Standards, Tools for evaluating the alignment of instructional and assessment materials to the Common Core State Standards.
Achieve OER Rubrics developed eight rubrics to evaluate the quality of instructional resources.
EQuIP rubrics evaluate lessons that include instructional activities and assessments aligned to the CCSS or the NGSS that may extend over a few class periods or days and units that include integrated and focused lessons aligned to the CCSS or the NGSS that extend over a longer period of time.
Digital Promise DCPS Sample Product Evaluation Rubric. This rubric helps compare different technology products to make curricular decisions.
Ed Surge Product Index This community-driven database includes recommendations from teachers on educational technology products. Educators can search for products by category, grade level, curriculum type, technology requirements and cost.
Edreports.org provides instructional materials reviewed for quality and standards alignment.
Educational Technology Rapid Cycle Evaluations helps educators make evidence based decisions on acquiring digital tools/applications. Tools will help educators design and conduct evaluations and pilot tests.
National Standards for Quality Online Courses. iNACOL shares a rubric, developed by the Texas Education Agency’s Texas Virtual School Network for assisting in the review of online courses.
SpotOn Rubric can be applied to eight digital product types including core, non-core, units, lessons, games, apps, and adaptive resources.
10 Common Criteria for Evaluation of Instructional Materials. SIMRA presents the 10 common criteria for the evaluation of instructional materials.
TEC Data Platform is an online library of edtech market pricing data specifically developed for school districts. TEC worked with Lea(R)n on this project. The platform allows member districts to access price reports on the products they are considering for first-time purchase or renewal.