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Paradise Unified School Board and TK-5 teachers adopted new math curriculum and implementation began with the start of the 2016-17 school year.
 

Bridges in Mathematics - The Math Learning Center

 

Support for Bridges in Mathematics

Bridges Family Support (English and Spanish)

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CPM Mathematics

CPM Educational Program is a mathematics curriculum that was adopted by Paradise Unified School District and implemented in August 2014 for grades 6 through 12.
 

CPM site: http://cpm.org/

 

CPM Offers:

  • Curriculum materials that use problem-based lessons, collaborative student study teams and spaced practice with course concepts.
  • Professional development programs for CPM and non-CPM teachers.
  • More mathematics for more people! 

Curriculum:

Informed by research, their CCSS-aligned curriculum builds upon 25 years of experience writing problem-based, student-centered curriculum embedding the mathematical practices within lessons focused on big ideas and mathematical connections.  Learning strategies and pedagogy are research based.  Included in the textbooks are appendices designed to help teachers and students with standards that might otherwise be missed or require supplementing in the transition to the CCSS grade level standards.  
 

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The Paradise Unified School Board adopted a new curriculum (Digital Citizenship-common sense education) for grades K-9 and implementation began with the start of the 2018-19 school year. This curriculum will prepare students to thrive as learners and citizens in the digital age.
 

Parent Resources:

Click on the links specified below for various parent resources to support your students with Digital Citizenship

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Edmentum provides easy-to-use technology that drives online student learning for our K-12 independent study programs as well as for Paradise eLearning Academy students and our summer school students at Paradise High School.
 
 

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i-Ready was implemented in PUSD beginning with the 2016-17 school year. It is an adaptive diagnostic program built for the Common Core. i-Ready combines a valid and reliable growth measure and individualized instruction in a single online product.

 

Adaptive Growth Measure & Diagnostic

A single K–12 adaptive Diagnostic for reading and mathematics pinpoints student needs down to the sub-skill level, and ongoing progress monitoring shows whether students are on track to achieve end-of-year targets.

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Teacher-Led Instruction

Provides rigorous, on-grade level instruction and practice with Ready® and additional downloadable lessons to help meet individual student or small group needs.

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Student Instruction & Practice

Provides personalized student instruction targeted to students’ unique areas of need and mobile apps to boost achievement.

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Reports

Easy-to-use reporting and ongoing progress monitoring provide educators with real-time insights for each student at the class, school, and district level.

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PUSD teachers began using Mystery Science as a supplemental science curriculum during the 2016-17 school year. Mystery Science is a new NGSS-aligned curriculum for elementary teachers that makes it easier than ever to teach hands-on NGSS science. It features open-and-go lessons that inspire students to love science. Each Mystery begins with a question that is explored through engaging video and stimulating discussion questions. Through video-guided hands-on investigations, students solve the Mystery.
 
 
Mystery Science site: https://mysteryscience.com/
 

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The Paradise Unified School Board adopted this new supplemental program for grades 2-12 and implementation began with the start of the 2017-18 school year.
 

Parent Resources:

Click on the links specified below for various parent resources to support your students with Newsela Pro.

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Renaissance Accelerated Reader

Renaissance Accelerated Reader products equip teachers with unparalleled insight into independent reading practice, research-proven goal setting tools, activities that span a variety of skills and text types, and a worldwide community of support. Students enjoy endless choice and the agency required to truly fall in love with reading, achieve mastery, and grow.

Star Reading

Standards-based, computer-adaptive assessments that measure students’ reading comprehension, monitor achievement and growth, and track understanding of focus skills aligned to your state-specific learning standards.

Star Math

Valid, reliable computer-adaptive assessments that are fast and easy to administer. See the math skills and sub-skills students know and which skills they’re ready to work on next, then access resources to guide students on the optimal path to math proficiency.

 

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Paradise Unified School Board and 6th-8th grade teachers adopted new ELA curriculum (StudySync) and implementation began with the start of the 2017-18 school year. StudySync is a comprehensive blended ELA/ELA program that's designed for today's diverse classroom environment, with powerful digital instruction and the option for full print support as well. 
 
Please visit the StudySync Web page for additional information.
 

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Please click on the title below to view the standards-aligned or basic instructional materials for TK-12th grade PUSD students as certified by our local governing board.