Arts Education Guidebook
The Arts Education Guidebook was created to connect educational needs with visual and performing arts activities in communities across the state. This guidebook is meant to provide Colorado schools and districts with research-based information and ideas on ways to improve or expand arts education programs.
As the economic needs of the state have evolved, so has the urgency to provide students with an education that will best prepare them for the workforce of tomorrow, one that will require the learning and innovation skills that are taught effectively through the arts: invention, creativity and innovation, critical thinking and reasoning, self-direction, communication, and collaboration.
View more on the Arts Education in Colorado: Guidebook & Resources webpage.
Frequently Asked Questions About Mathematics in Colorado
How many high school math credits are required to graduate?
Where is the list of math programs and interventions that are approved to use in schools?
How are Colorado's math standards like and not like Common Core?
You can find the answers to these and other questions on the Frequently Asked Questions about Mathematics in Colorado webpage.
Elementary Primary Source Sets
A collaborative of educators, museum personnel and others worked together to create primary source sets for grades K-6. Currently, there are at least three primary source sets for each grade level. Also available are primary source analysis sheets geared specifically to elementary students. These worksheets can be found on the Elementary Primary Source Sets webpage.
Register for the CCFLT conference
The Colorado Congress of Foreign Language Teachers (CCFLT) is hosting their annual spring conference virtually. The conference begins on Feb. 6, with events all month long.
Register on the CCFL website.
PAEMST nominations open
The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the highest honors bestowed by the U. S. government specifically for K–12 STEM and computer science teaching.
Nominations for this prestigious award are now open. Access the online form here to check nominee eligibility requirements and to nominate and outstanding 7-12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teacher.
Digital literacy & learning resources available
Resources around digital literacy and information technology are available from the Colorado Virtual Library. Access the resources online here.
Online resources for teaching health skills
The Online Resources for Comprehensive Health webpage is intended to provide curriculum support for teachers. The resources cover concepts and skills to support instruction that aligns with the Colorado Academic Standards for grades K- 12. Many of these online resources can also be found within the Comprehensive Health instructional units of the District Sample Curriculum project.
Please note that the resources provided on this website are intended to provide a quick access list for educators to use in a way that supports their instructional planning. Provided resources should be previewed and used with teacher discretion.
Personal Financial Literacy
MoneyWi$er Financial Innovation Awards application
The MoneyWi$er Financial Innovation Awards are presented by the Office of the Colorado Attorney General in partnership with CDE. Awards recognize distinguished districts, schools, educators, and students who have demonstrated a priority in personal finance education throughout their school and community.
The 2021 awards are the third and final year of this initiative to promote and increase financial literacy education in Colorado. The 2021 application closes on Monday, March 15.
For details and eligibility, visit the Colorado AG website.