The Hemet Unified School District follows the State of California's curriculum cycle for curriculum development and review. The state develops Curriculum Frameworks in the following subject areas:
Material selection is done by committees of teachers and administrators from all grade levels, K-12, and shared with parents and the community. The following process is used to assist our district in the selection and implementation of standards-based instructional materials:
High quality, long-term professional development is critical to the successful implementation of the Open Court Reading. Teachers will receive quality training to support their understanding of the research and how to translate that research into instruction.
SRA and Hemet Unified School District are committed to helping all students learn to read by providing educators with:
Grade-specific training is being provided to introduce teachers to Open Court Reading. During one-day and longer sessions, consultants will provide:
Consultants will continue to provide support by visiting schools and working with teachers in classrooms. Consultants will also offer classroom demonstrations for groups of grade level teachers that are followed by sessions to discuss the lesson, teaching techniques, and observations.
Subsequent follow-up sessions may be arranged as teachers request for coaching, reinforcement, support, and feedback on lesson delivery.
Following school visits, consultants will be available for after-school workshops to address specific content needs of the staff.