Students at Redmond High School come into their Computer Science and Engineering course with little to no programming skills. By the time they leave, students are creating working robots. The robots are so advanced that students use their own phones to control the machines via Bluetooth technology.
Instructional Materials Selection
Policy code: EL-8
The CEO shall select textbooks and instructional materials that advance the achievement of the Board’s End Results policies.
Accordingly, the CEO shall:
- Ensure appropriate input from the following groups as textbooks and instructional materials, including content-based software, are reviewed and selected: students, parents, teachers, administrators and other staff members involved in the instructional program.
- Assure the selection of instructional materials that contribute toward continuity, integration and articulation of the curriculum by course and program.
- Consider the needs of all learners when recommending textbooks and selecting instructional materials.
- Provide a procedure for the scheduled evaluation of materials and textbooks, and a procedure for reviewing such materials upon formal request by a parent or other constituent.
Monitoring Method: Internal Report
Monitoring Frequency: Annually
Lake Washington School District Board of Directors