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Office of Standards and Instructional Support
Setting the Standard Webinar Series
The Office Standards and Instructional Support is hosting an ongoing virtual webinar series called Setting the Standard. Join the team to stay up-to-date on high impact instructional strategies, CDE resources for teaching and Colorado Academic Standards implementation updates. Webinars will be hosted on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month from 11:30am-12:30pm. Join the webinar.
The first webinar will cover the CDE online toolkit and a townhall style Q&A session around returning to school in the fall of 2020. Join us on Friday, August 7th from 11:30am-12:30pm.
High Impact Instruction in Diverse Settings
Instructional guidance for educators in all content areas was created to support the teaching and learning of academic standards in diverse settings. Read more.
What do you want to do?
Browse the standards, family and community guides, vertical progressions, and more. CMAS assessments are based on 2009/2010 standards through the Spring of 2020.
Use Standards Online, a new tool from CDE, to browse, compare, customize, and bookmark views of the 2020 Standards. (customized PDF downloads coming soon)
Learn about the Colorado Academic Standards with these resources written especially for parents, families, and community members.
See and use example standards-based curriculum and instructional resources from Colorado's District Sample Curriculum Project.
History, Culture, Social Contributions, and Civil Government in Education Commission
Implementing Media Literacy in Elementary and Secondary Education
Resources for Institutions of Higher Education
Resources now available for Institutions of Higher Education. Read more.
Setting the Standard Podcast
Setting the Standard podcast from the Office of Standards and Instructional Support launched with the first episode around standards implementation. The intention is to share news, interviews, teaching tips, and content expertise from each of the specialists on the SIS team.
Teaching about the 2020 Census
The 2020 United States Census, known as Census 2020, will be the twenty-fourth United States Census. National Census Day, the reference day used for the census, will be April 1, 2020. There are free resources for educators to use in their classrooms to teach about the 2020 Census.