Creative Core Curriculum

TPS Publishing and Partners have now been adopted in California, Georgia and Florida with the Creative Core Curriculum for Mathematics with STEM, Literacy And Arts. We have also been adopted in Texas with the Creative Mathematics and Creative Science Curriculums with STEM, Literacy and Arts.

We are also the only adopted supplier of Forensic Science in Texas.

We provide traditional, STEM and STEAM project materials aligned to the individual state requirements. Professional development courses are provided by Illinois State University Center for Mathematics and Science.


TPS Publishing Inc. and partners have constructed the ‘Creative Core Curriculum for Mathematics with STEM, Literacy and Arts K-8’ program with the intent to enhance the Mathematics learning and teaching in schools in your state.

Three of our core book components of our program K-5 are now available in Spanish!

Through adhering to the California Common Core standards for Mathematics, the program presents Mathematics as a way of thinking and learning, incorporating literacy skills necessary for academic success in acquiring Mathematics as an academic language.

We provide three key inquiry based component areas;

TPS Publishing Inc. - Traditional lesson plans, using manipulatives, are exactly aligned to each standard.

STEM project based learning cycles Illinois State University provides wonderful activities, via learning cycles, especially useful as a visual assessment tool and for advanced learners covering a group of standards. All are career targeted.

Crafting projects Aligned to each of the K-5 standards. TPS Publishing Inc. with Action Based Curriculum provides nasen approved projects, which are by standard visual assessment tools, and are inclusive but particularly useful for far below grade students, ELL and special education users.

Each set of lesson plans complement each other; together they cover the full criteria of your state requirements and offer a wonderful activity-based learning program with all writers basing content on grade specific literacy materials. Our team utilize a ‘by standard, strand and or learning cycle structure’, which engages students in active interaction with the content. This approach is based on the concept that we all learn best by doing, rather than simply listening or watching.

You can preview a sample here.