Creating, Designing, and Aligning Educational Content

About CSA Education

CSA Education is dedicated to efficiently delivering high-quality content and services. We pride ourselves on a client-centered approach, enabling us to meet and exceed expectations. CSA Education has a core group of in-house staff who are experts in their disciplines and in educational publishing. This talented US team has created and produced educational content for over 33 years in all subject areas for all grade levels. Paired with a team of hundreds of carefully vetted contractors, CSA is able to scale the team with the right expertise to fit the needs of any project.

Recent Projects

Word Study Passages

Grades 3–5

Adobe InDesign DEI Content Review

Project Brief

Write and edit decodable passage sets for intermediate readers, with targeted phonics skills, morphologic elements, and identified high-frequency words. Passages address a module question in the corresponding lesson plans and include fiction and nonfiction articles, as well as sidebars or infographics.

Highlights

  • Poems or scripts were included in the passage sets to promote fluency and prosody.
  • Passage sets adhere to a systematic scope and sequence.
  • CSA developed 96 passage sets.

NOTE: CSA’s Design team worked with illustrators and researched photos for the passage sets.

Into Math!® Open Territory Alignment

Grades K–12

Project Brief

Map the Learning Spine, a comprehensive set of mathematics skills, to both individual state standards and content, including both lessons and assessment items. This was a digital project.

Highlights

  • Streamlined complex processes to increase productivity
  • Collaborated with client to work around obstacles
  • Delivered all components on time and often before deadline

STEAMM and College and Career Readiness

Grades 9–12

Social & Emotional Learning Career & Technical Education

Project Brief

Align, review, and complete STEAMM curriculum for four courses and collaborate with College and Career Readiness teachers to develop a four-year curricular model, S&S, and unit plans.

Highlights

  • Successfully integrated school mission and vision as well as several standard sets into both curriculums
  • Teachers reported high satisfaction with both curriculum sets

DEI Review

Multiple Grades

DEI Content Review Content Authoring Tool

Project Brief

Review content to ensure conscious efforts were made to reflect diversity in written work, images, and assessment items—taking into consideration the different cultural, ethnic, racial, and religious or secular backgrounds the audience may have, as well as the different ages, gender identity, sexual orientations, and disabilities—visible or not—of all people.

Highlights

  • CSA staff accommodated quick turnarounds of content-heavy titles

Instructional Videos

Grades 1–6

Camtasia

Project Brief

Develop instructional videos by recording animations with supporting audio. Design PowerPoint presentations to step through each of the examples from the Student Edition.

Highlights

  • Used screen recording software (Camtasia) to produce videos that included explanatory audio, text, graphics, and animations
  • Animations enhanced the print graphics to provide step-by-step visual solutions
  • Audio explained the examples as a teacher would in class

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Crafting CSA Education’s Core Values

Ever since the company changed ownership in 2016, CSA has been working toward identifying and solidifying our culture. Our mission…

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Guided Readers

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