COE faculty, staff, students, and community partners have developed curricula that is free and available for educational use. Much of the curriculum is place-based and tailored to the needs of teachers and students in Hawaiʻi. We are proud of the amazing work of our COE ʻohana and hope these resources can support your work as educators. Please feel free to share with others in your networks.
Interested in more curricula for your classroom or school? High quality textbooks, books, and other resources are also available for purchase through our Curriculum Research and Development Group.
Ethnomathematics (opens in a new window)
Culturally-sustaining mathematics content aligned with K–12 federal and state standards and values-based frameworks. Explore curriculum resources created and implemented by P-20 educators in our Ethnomathematics Program!
STEMS² (opens in a new window)
STEMS² integrates science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with the social sciences and sense of place (S²). These place-based units were developed by teachers for use with their students. Modify them for your place and community!
‘Ulu Education Toolkit Guide (opens in a new window)
ʻUlu Education Toolkit is supports educators in incorporating lessons about ʻulu into the classroom, school garden, and formal or informal learning environments.
ʻIke ʻAi Food Literacy Toolkit (opens in a new window)
An educational food literacy resource hub for educators who support thriving local food systems for their communities and pathways for careers in food and agriculture for their students.
Transforming Scientific Practices through Teacher Leadership to Promote Students’ Interest and Motivation in STEA²M (opens in a new window)
Place-based curriculum aligned to NGSS is developed by teachers and NSF team members. Experiential, field-based, inquiry-oriented K-12 learning activities incorporate real-world applications integrating Hawaiian and 21st Century STEA²M.
Imua, Me Ka Hopo Ole (opens in a new window)
The Territorial Period of Hawaiʻi (1900-1959) represents sixty years of America’s direct colonial rule. Many Native Hawaiians resisted Americanization efforts in the public schools. Explore this overlooked period in Hawaiʻi's history.
Creative Arts Strategies (opens in a new window)
Instructional videos, written instruction, and supporting scholarship for nine performing arts strategies for teaching and learning.
School Virtually (opens in a new window)
School Virtually provides information for educators and parents as schools make a quick switch to distance and online learning.