OSPI Developed Content

This group is for instructional materials developed by OSPI in collaboration with statewide educators in K-12 schools, higher ed, and partner organizations.
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KNOW Curriculum

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The KNOW Curriculum is one of two HIV/STD curriculum options available to school districts in Washington state. The following documents provide school districts with resources to assist in identifying and/or developing an effective HIV/STD prevention program for their students. Included in the OSPI-developed curriculum are HIV/AIDS prevention materials and considerations for teacher selection and training as well as parent and community involvement. Available documents: Grades 5-6 Grades 7-8 Grades 6 and 8, Spanish High School

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lesson Plan, Teaching/Learning Strategy, Unit of Study

Authors: Andrea Gerber, Becky Reitzes, Kari Kesler, Public Health - Seattle and King County

Mathematics Bridge Course

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The Bridge to College course for Mathematics is a fourth-year (senior-level) course designed for students scoring a Level 2 on the Smarter Balanced high school assessment (11th grade). The course is grounded in essential career and college readiness expectations as reflected in the Washington State K-12 Learning Standards for Mathematics (the Common Core State Standards) to ensure that students passing the course are fully prepared for college-level coursework. The course was developed by higher education faculty, high school teachers, and curriculum specialists from multiple colleges and school districts and adapted from the Southern Regional Education Board Math Ready course.

Material Type: Full Course, Lesson, Module, Student Guide, Unit of Study

Social and Emotional Learning Online Education Module

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This module is designed for educators, administrators, school staff, other professionals, and parents who interact with youth as a means to help them build and improve their understanding of social emotional skills. This online module has been designed in five distinct learning segments. Learning Segment 1: Introduction to SEL Learning Segment 2: Embedding SEL Schoolwide Learning Segment 3: Creating a Professional Culture Based on SEL Learning Segment 4: Integrating SEL into Culturally Responsive Classrooms Learning Segment 5: Identifying and Selecting Evidence-Based Programs Although the online module can be completed by an individual, the learning is significantly more impactful if it is done collectively by those who will be implementing SEL. Throughout the online module, suggestions on ways in which to engage in the learning in a group setting are provided.

Material Type: Module, Teaching/Learning Strategy, Unit of Study

Author: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Washington Quality Review Rubric for Social Studies Lessons and Units (EQuIP format)

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Use this tool to assess and further develop social studies lessons and units for: • Overall quality • Alignment to Washington State K-12 Social Studies Learning Standards • Alignment to Washington State ELA and Literacy in History/Social Studies Standards • Integration of curriculum with the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework

Material Type: Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Barbara Soots

Since Time Immemorial: Tribal Sovereignty in Washington State

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Washington requires the inclusion of tribal sovereignty curriculum in all schools. The Since Time Immemorial instructional materials have been endorsed by all 29 federally recognized tribes in Washington. This curriculum uses an inquiry, place-based, integrated approach and has comprehensive materials for grades K-12.

Material Type: Full Course, Lesson, Module, Unit of Study

Author: Washington State Office of Superintendent of Pubic Instruction