• INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS CENTER
    777 Third Avenue
    Redwood City, CA 94063
    Hours: 8am to 4pm
     
    Contact:

    Carla Malattia

    IMC Director
    Phone: 650.367.4330
    or
    IMC Specialist
     
     

     

    FOSS Science Trees Kit
     
      SUFFICIENCY OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE 

    A public hearing on the sufficiency of instructional materials for school year 2017/2018 will be held:

    Date:               September 13, 2017

    Time:              7:00 p.m.

    Place:              District Office Board Room, 750 Bradford Street, Redwood City, CA  94063

     
     

    2017 History - Social Science Adoption 

    The California State Board of Education (SBE) has scheduled a History–Social Science Instructional Materials Adoption for 2017. This adoption will consider publisher submissions for instructional materials programs designed for kindergarten through grade eight. Final SBE consideration of submitted programs will occur in November 2017.  A list of submitted programs is available at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/hs/im/hsssubmittedprograms.asp

    2017-2018 English Language Arts Adoption 

    On April 26, 2017 the Redwood City School District adopted the following Program 2 Basic English Language Arts programs:  

     Grades Kindergarten through 5th Benchmark Education Company, Benchmark Advance/Adelante California edition ©2017

    Grades 6th through 8th Amplify Education Inc., Amplify ELA:  California Edition and Amplify ELD California edition ©2015

     

     The program materials listed above are available for public comment and review at the Instructional Materials Center located at 777 Third Avenue, Redwood City, CA  94063.

     

    2017-2018 Adopción de las artes lingüísticas en inglés

    El 26 de abril de 2017 el Distrito Escolar de Redwood City adoptó el siguiente Programa 2: Programas básicos de las artes lingüísticas en inglés:

     

    De Kindergarten hasta el quinto grado: Benchmark Education Company, Benchmark Advance/Adelante California edition ©2017

    Desde el 6to hasta el 8avo grado Amplify Education Inc., Amplify ELA: Edición de California y Amplify ELD edition de California ©2015

     

    Los materiales de los programas mencionados arriba están disponibles para comentarios y revisión del público en el Centro de materiales de instrucción ubicado en 777 Third Avenue, Redwood City, CA 94063.

     

     


     SUFFICIENCY OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE 

    A public hearing on the sufficiency of instructional materials for school year 2016/2017 will be held:

    Date:               September 14, 2016

    Time:              7:00 p.m.

    Place:              District Office Board Room, 750 Bradford Street, Redwood City, CA  94063


    ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS PILOT 2016-2017 

    The Redwood City School District will be piloting English Language Arts programs in 2016-17.
    The programs selected by the Redwood City School District Adoption Committees were adopted by the State Board of Education on November 4, 2015.
     
    ELEMENTARY:
    Benchmark Education Company, Benchmark Advance and Benchmark Adelante, Grades Kindergarten through 5
    McGraw-Hill School Education, Reading Wonders and Lectura Maravillas, Grades Kindergarten through 5
     
    MIDDLE SCHOOL: 
    McGraw-Hill School Education, StudySync CA Edition, Grades 6 through 8
    Amplify Education, Inc., Amplify ELA:  California Edition, Grades 6 through 8 
     
    The program materials listed above are available for public comment and review at the Instructional Materials Center located at 777 Third Avenue, Redwood City, CA  94063.
     
     

     MATHEMATICS ADOPTION FOR GRADES 6 THROUGH 8 
    On June 7, 2016 the Redwood City School District adopted the following Mathematics program:
    CPM College Preparatory Mathematics Educational Program: Core Connections, Courses 1-3 ©2013 for 6th through 8th grades.
    CPM textbook resources are available at http://cpm.org/textbooks/   

     
    PRIMARY MATH ADOPTION GRADES K THROUGH 5
    The Redwood City School District adopted enVision MATH Common Core 2015.
    The publisher Pearson has a training site for the program at http://mypearsontraining.com/products/envisionmath/2015/tutorials.asp
     
    2015 HISTORY-SOCIAL SCIENCE FRAMEWORK UPDATE
    The Instructional Quality Commission approved the Draft History-Social Science Framework for California Public Schools for field review on September 18, 2014.
     
    2015 ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT ADOPTION
    ELA/ELD Programs adopted by the California State Board of Education on November 4, 2015 are organized into five program types Basic ELA, Basic ELA/ELD, Basic Biliteracy, Intensive Intervention, and Specialized ELD.

    A list of all adopted English Language Arts/English Language Development programs are available at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/rl/im/sbeadoptedelaeldprogs.asp

     
    COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS
    The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were adopted by the California State Board of Education on August 2, 2010.  Resources providing information on CCSS are located on the California Department of Education web site http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/cc/ 
     
    COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS AVAILABLE IN SPANISH
    The translated versions of the Common Core Standards are available for Language Arts and Mathematics at http://commoncore-espanol.com/california-common-core-state-standards-en-espa%C3%B1ol
     
     
     
     
    2016 REVISION OF THE SCIENCE FRAMEWORK
    The Instructional Quality Commission approved the Draft Science Framework for California Public Schools. The dates for the first 60-Day public review period are from November 17, 2015 through January 19, 2016. Review of copy of the 2015-2016 Draft Science Framework at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/sc/cf/scifw1st60daypubreview.asp
     
     
     
  • 2017-2018 RCSD Curriculum:

    Kindergarten thru 5th:  Benchmark Advance/Adelante CA edition © 2017
     
    Kindergarten thru 3rd:  Better Chinese, Better Immersion Program © 2015

     
    6th thru 8th: Amplify ELA & ELD CA edition © 2015

    4th thru 8th: Inside Language, Literacy and Content, National Geographic, Hampton Brown © 2006
     

    Transitional Kindergarten:  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Splash Into Pre-K
     
    Kindergarten thru 5th:  Pearson enVision Math California Common Core edition © 2015
     
    6th thru 8th:  CPM College Preparatory Mathematics Core Connections, Course 1-3

     
    Prentice Hall Classic Algebra 1, CA edition © 2008
     
    Science:

    Transitional Kindergarten thru 5th:  Delta Education, Full Option Science System © 2007/2016
     
    Kindergarten thru 1st: Building Blocks of Science, Carolina ©2014

     
    6th thru 8th:  CPO Focus on Science, Earth, Life, Physical, CA edition © 2007
     

    Transitional Kindergarten:  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Splash Into Pre-K
     
    Kindergarten thru 5th: California Vistas CA edition, @ 2005

     

    6th thru 8th: TCI History Alive! CA edition © 2005

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