What Does the Research Say?
A growing body of research points to the positive impact that high-quality instructional materials have on student learning.
- High-quality instructional materials allow students to ENGAGE more DEEPLY and MEANINGFULLY with the STANDARDS.
- High-quality instructional materials lead to ADDITIONAL LEARNING FOR STUDENTS.
- High-quality instructional materials have a LARGER, MORE COST-EFFECTIVE IMPACT on academic outcomes than many interventions.*
Read More About the Research on the Impact of High-Quality Instructional Materials.
This report provides a review of two studies in which the effects on student learning as a result of using various mathematics instructional materials were compared. The results of both studies show that
“some curricula produce better learning outcomes than others. Furthermore, switching to a more effective curriculum seems to be a cost-effective way to improve student outcomes.”