Implementing High-Quality Curriculum in Your District

Comprehensive professional learning programs designed to ensure effective adoption and implementation of HQIM in your district

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Unlocking the power of a new curriculum can be a transformative decision for districts and schools, but leaders quickly realize that the path to implementation is filled with challenges and complexities.

As you embark on this new chapter, it becomes evident that dedicated and personalized support is crucial for a smooth rollout across all classrooms. Teachers, eager to bring the curriculum to life, need guidance and resources that empower them to effectively integrate it into their teaching practice. Without proper support, the vision of improved student outcomes may remain out of reach.

Cultivating Engaging Learning Experiences

Research shows that the best lever we can pull to help teachers succeed in implementing a new curriculum is very similar to the way educators teach their students - through differentiated and ongoing support with checks for understanding and opportunities to try, measure, and learn.

Professional learning should be an intentional journey of growth and exploration. Our sessions are designed to create engaging and interactive learning experiences that empower educators. Through personalized coaching, collaborative discussions, and reflective exercises, teachers discover new strategies and techniques to enhance delivery of HQIM.

Hear what educators say about BetterLesson 1:1 Coaching using our Try-Measure-Learn process

Districts Nationwide Partner with BetterLesson for Successful Curriculum Implementation

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Rutherford County Schools Shine In Curriculum Implementation

Rutherford County Schools (RCS) went all-in with BetterLesson and OpenUp Resources to bring the acclaimed EL Education K-8 Language Arts Curriculum to their 26 elementary schools. The transformation has been incredible.

Collaborative planning allowed teachers to share success and challenges across their PLCs, and model schools helped other teachers in the district to see the changes in student reading, writing, thinking, and speaking in action.

The Phases of Effective Curriculum Implementation

We understand that the journey of curriculum implementation doesn't end after a single workshop or training session. That's why we offer ongoing support throughout the year, providing a lifeline for educators as they navigate the challenges and triumphs of implementing the new curriculum.

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Adopt a Curriculum

Lay the foundation for successful curriculum implementation by ensuring alignment with educational goals and vision for student-centered learning.
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Launch

Bring educators and administrators together at a collaborative in-person launch experience. 

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Planning

BetterLesson instructional coaches work one-on-one with teachers to explore new practices, apply them in the classroom, and measure the impact on students.

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Assess Progress

Leaders engage in Learning Walks, a non-evaluative observation process, to make data-informed decisions about the next steps they can take to support teachers.

 
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Targeted Support

Educators collaborate at Virtual Workshops that work towards specific, targeted learning outcomes. 

Professional Learning to Support All Educators

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Student-Centered Literacy

 Develop students’ literacy skills and emphasize student ownership of reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.

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Student-Centered Math

Engage all students in math through creativity, exploration, and collaboration.

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EL Education

Assist language learning through standards-based alignment, student-centered focus, and real-world contexts.

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OpenSciEd

Help students make sense of scientific phenomena by harnessing the full power of the OpenSciEd platform.

A Comprehensive Approach to Curriculum Implementation

When educators are given the resources to strategically plan the implementation of a new curriculum with the realities of their classrooms in mind, these tools and curricula can enable teachers to build engaging, student-centered classrooms where all students are able to access content and take ownership of their learning.

No two districts are alike, and neither are their professional learning requirements. We recognize the diverse needs and challenges that districts face during curriculum implementation. Our approach is tailored to your district's specific context, ensuring that the support we provide aligns seamlessly with your goals and priorities. We believe in fostering a collaborative partnership that goes beyond simply providing materials.

With differentiated learning experiences paced throughout the year, districts can successfully implement high-quality curricula to build student-centered classrooms where all students can engage meaningfully with academic content.

Evidence of Impact

BetterLesson is proud to be a leading provider of evidence-based instructional approaches for HQIM and student-centered teaching recognized by ESSA, PLPG, and listed as the preferred provider of professional learning in districts across the country. As a provider of evidence-based intervention, BetterLesson is among the industry leaders able to empower schools, districts and states to use our solutions to drive student outcomes.

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BetterLesson is proud to be a leading provider of evidence-based instructional approaches for HQIM and student-centered teaching recognized by ESSA. The ESSA Tiers of Evidence provide districts and schools with a framework for determining which programs, practices, strategies, and evidence based interventions improve student outcomes.

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Rivet’s framework for HQPL allows leaders to more easily develop professional learning plans that have a deliberate and cohesive scope and sequence to support HQIM implementation

Learning Experiences in the BetterLesson Ecosystem

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Coaching
Virtual coaching offers educators support from expert instructional coaches who help build and sustain new practices through the Try-Measure-Learn method.

Workshops
In-person or virtual collaborative sessions for educators to learn new practices, develop actionable next steps, and create a plan to measure the efficacy of new practices in the classroom.

Learning Walks
Non-evaluative classroom observations for leaders to analyze trends in teacher practice and create a plan to support all educators with continued professional learning.

BL Connect
Self-directed courses and high-quality asynchronous content create awareness of a wide range of topics.

BL Lab
The BL Lab offers administrators professional learning data across their entire program and all educators a full library of self-directed BL Connect courses, strategies, tools, and resources. Access content, track participation, and measure outcomes of professional learning in one centralized platform.


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"Through participating with BetterLesson Coaching over the past three years, I have grown so much as an educator in ways that I never thought possible. This took teaching to new levels and PD was targeted specifically to areas that I needed, wanted to work on."

Sara Schonfeld
K-2 Teacher, Magen David Yeshivah, NY

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"It’s a great partnership and opportunity for teachers to get 1:1 support/coaching. I really appreciate the amount of time put into looping in principals to share what teachers are working on with school leaders and our central team."

Kristen Watkins
Director of Personalized Learning, Dallas ISD, TX

 

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"BetterLesson has been a great resource and support for new teachers and teachers changing assignments that provides more consistent development and feedback than what we can provide."

Todd Prusator
Superintendent, Rochelle CCSD, IL

 

Resources to Support Curriculum Implementation

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Launching a New Curriculum: Best Practices for Training Teachers and Implementing Change

Follow  actionable steps for school leaders to make implementing a new curriculum seamless, effective, participatory, and impactful as possible.

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In Curriculum Design, Less is More

Explore strategies for designing and using curriculum in ways that are engaging, differentiated, and responsive to what’s happening in the world

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Planning for Successful Curriculum Implementation

Read six strategies that support leaders with successful implementation of a new curriculum.

Our Partners in Professional Learning

Our mission is to ensure that educators and administrators have the tools to support every student through a deep understanding of their needs, behaviors, and backgrounds and build a connection to the content and curricula in the classroom. To best serve all educators, we support top-rated curricula with high-quality content and partner with innovators and change makers in education.

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