Our Blog

Client Spotlight: EL Education’s ELA Curriculum Gets Highest Marks

EL Education’s Grades 6–8 curriculum, copy edited by the Super Copy Editors team, has received an “A” from EdReports.org, amassing 100 points out of a possible 102.

In a publisher’s response, EL Education (formerly Expeditionary Learning) expressed pride in how reviewers had noted that the instructional materials are “well designed,” “show effective lesson structure and pacing,” and have “clear directions.”

Here’s how the curriculum measures up against its peers:

This is a screenshot from EdReports.org showing a "Comparison of Grades 6–8 ELA Curricula." The EL Education curriculum is listed highest.

EL Education is a leading nonprofit K–12 organization. Its free, open-source curriculum has been downloaded millions of times and is in use in dozens of states.

The acclaimed curriculum “combines rigorous, standards-aligned content with effective instructional practice, bringing together the ‘what’ and ‘how’ of Common Core Success,” said EL Education.

Here at Super Copy Editors, we’re really proud to be a part of this long-term project. (See our EL Education case study here.) It has been an amazing experience to work alongside so many talented, passionate people who have helped this curriculum go from dream to reality.

Here’s the curriculum in action in an eighth-grade class:

We’re currently at work copy editing the forthcoming K–2 component, as well as a refresh of the Grades 3–5 component.

Need help polishing up your standards-based curriculum materials? Get in touch!

Found this helpful? Please share:

Boost Your Workday With These Tips

Get 1 ridiculously powerful writing tip or productivity hack by email, 2x per week. Perfect for marketers, agencies, and education companies. It’s free. 💪

Dave Baker

View posts by Dave Baker
Hi, I’m Dave Baker, founder and copy chief of Super Copy Editors. I have more than 25 years of professional proofreading and copy editing experience, including work for The Nation magazine, The New York Times, and The Times-Picayune of New Orleans, where I shared two staff Pulitzer Prizes. At Super Copy Editors, we’re passionate about helping agencies, marketing teams, and education companies refine and polish their text to give them confidence and ensure success. Learn more here.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

photo of a collection of style guides and books on advertising, marketing, and education