Skip To Main Content

Icon Navigation

Main Navigation Mobile

Header Links Mobile

Schools Trigger

Desktop Schools Menu


Header Links

Mobile Menu Button

Logo Image

Logo Title


Community invited to review new instructional materials

  • Resources
Community invited to review new instructional materials

The District Instructional Materials Review Committee is meeting on April 12 from noon to 4:30 p.m. to review new titles for adoption into district curriculum for certain classes. Students, parents and community members are invited to come to the Educational Support Center (1500 E. 128th Ave. Thornton, CO 80241) between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on weekdays before that date to take a look at these resources and share written feedback for the committee to consider.

The new resources being considered are:

  • French Textbook: Cahier de l'eleve - Chemins
  • Spanish Textbook: Authentico - Savaas 
  • AP Social Studies
    • World History Project - OER Project
    • Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness, A History of the American Experience - The Bill of Rights Institute
  • Student Support Services
    • Unique Learning Systems - n2y
  • Introduction to Music Technology - Routledge

What is the review committee? 

The committee meets to reach a consensus and make a recommendation to present to the superintendent. Click here to learn more about the process of selecting and reviewing instructional materials.

The Committee consists of:

  • Chief Academic Officer or Designee
  • District level staff members with content expertise
  • School principals              
  • School teachers
  • Parents
  • Community members
  • Student representatives
  • Additional members with relevant expertise as appropriate

Criteria for Recommendation

  • Aligned to the Colorado Academic Standards, the Next Generation Science Standards, and/or the Adams 12 Five Star Schools curriculum for the content area under consideration
  • Aligned with the AP College Board or IB curriculum
  • Aligned with the defined 21st Century Skills for Colorado Learners