Instructional Materials are defined as items having intellectual content that by design serve as a major tool for assisting in the instruction of a subject or course. These items may be available in bound, unbound, kit, or package form and may consist of hard-backed or soft-backed textbooks, consumables, learning laboratories, manipulatives, electronic media, and computer courseware or software.
Marion County’s Instructional Materials Department:
- Coordinates purchases of instructional materials
- Recommends instructional materials allocations based on annual student enrollment, new core subject adoptions, and curriculum alignment
- Facilitates the adoption process in accordance with state statutes and district procedures
- Manages district orders