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Overview

The Digital Instructional Materials Acquisition Policies for States (DMAPS) is an online database providing state and territory policies and practices related to the acquisition of digital instructional materials in K12 education and includes three sections.

  • At-a-Glance Tab: This current tab provides information and links to state digital learning plans, state requirements for district digital learning plans and whether states have digital learning standards for students.
  • Instructional Materials Tab: Visit the Instructional Materials tab to learn more about acquisition of instructional materials including definitions, guidelines and policies, state review processes, digital learning resources and funding.
  • Procurement Tab: This tab provides valuable information about state procurement for state and district leaders, as well as companies.

DIGITAL LEARNING PLANS & STANDARDS

State Digital Learning Plan

South Dakota does not have a state digital learning plan.

South Dakota does not require district level educational technology plans, but strongly encourages technology planning.

State Requirements for District Digital Learning Plans

South Dakota does not have requirements for districts for digital learning plans.

South Dakota does not require district level educational technology plans, but strongly encourages technology planning.

Digital Learning Standards for Students

South Dakota has digital learning standards for students.

The current South Dakota Educational Technology Standards were adopted in 2015.

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Overview

In South Dakota all review and evaluation of instructional materials occurs by the LEAs. The South Dakota Department of Education strongly encourages districts to develop a detailed and rigorous process for reviewing and implementing instructional materials that support state standards.

Definitions

Definition for Accessible Instructional/Educational Materials

South Dakota does not have a unique definition or references the federal definition for accessible instructional/educational materials.

Definition for Accessible Technologies

South Dakota does not have a unique definition for accessible technologies or references the AEM definition for accessible technologies.

Definition for Instructional Materials

South Dakota does not have a definition for instructional materials/textbook.

Definition for Open Educational Resources

South Dakota does not have a definition for open educational resources.

Guidelines and Policies

State Statute - Instructional Materials Adoption

South Dakota does not have a statute for the adoption of instructional materials.

State Statute - Requires Implementation of Digital Instructional Materials

South Dakota does not have a statute requiring the implementation of digital instructional materials.

State Statute - Allows Implementation of Digital Instructional Materials

South Dakota does not have a statute allowing the implementation of digital instructional materials.

State Statute - Online Course Requirement

South Dakota does not have a statute requiring students to take an online course prior to graduation.

Guidance Outside of School

South Dakota does not provide guidance to LEAs in the use of digital instructional materials outside of the classroom.

Guidance Accessible Digital Instructional Materials

South Dakota does not provide guidance to LEAs to support the use of accessible digital instructional materials for learners with disabilities to improve outcomes.

Guidance Accessible Technologies

South Dakota does not provide guidance to LEAs to support the use of accessible digital instructional materials for learners with disabilities to improve outcomes.

Guidance Inclement Weather

South Dakota does not provide guidance to districts for possible solutions to scheduling issues posed by inclement weather.

State Review Process

Review of Instructional Materials

South Dakota does not have a process for the review of instructional materials.

In South Dakota all review and evaluation of instructional materials occurs by the LEAs. The South Dakota Department of Education strongly encourages districts to develop a detailed and rigorous process for reviewing and implementing instructional materials that support state standards.

Review of Instructional Materials Outcomes

South Dakota does not have a process for the review of instructional materials outcomes.

Posting of Reviewed Instructional Materials

South Dakota does not post state reviewed instructional materials.

Districts Required to Purchase State Reviewed Instructional Materials

South Dakota does not require districts to purchase state reviewed instructional materials.

Districts Required to Follow State Review Process

South Dakota does not require districts to follow the state review process for the review of instructional materials.

Regional Support - Review of Instructional Materials

South Dakota does not have an Education Service Agency (ESA) or other regional organization that has a process for the review of instructional materials.

Regional Support - Posting Reviewed Instructional Materials

South Dakota does not have an ESA or other regional organization that posts reviewed instructional materials.

Digital Learning Resources

Content Management System: State Hosted or State Master Contract

South Dakota does not have a state hosted content management system or a state master contract for a content management system available to schools and districts.

Learning Management System: State Hosted or State Master Contract

South Dakota does not have a state hosted learning management system or state master contract for a learning management system available to schools and districts.

State Resource Repository

South Dakota does not have a state resource repository.

South Dakota districts have access to the Smarter Balanced Digital Library

Funding

Dedicated State Funding

South Dakota does not have dedicated state funding.

Funding - District Options

Use local funds

Collaborate with other districts

Partner with non-profits

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Overview

The state of South Dakota does not have any state policies, funding, or adoption processes in place. The state encourages districts to implement local policies and processes and to allocate local resources.The state encourages districts to use appropriate tools and process to make decisions to pilot new digital instructional materials.

Guidance – Publishers

South Dakota does not have procurement guidelines for companies interested in selling instructional materials in the state.

Requirements for the sale of instructional materials are established at the local level.

Guidance – Publishers - Accessibility Features

South Dakota does not have guidelines for commercial or OER publishers, developers, or vendors related to accessibility features in products/services.

Request for Proposals/Request for Information

South Dakota does not have a request for proposals/request for information process.

State Master Contract - Contract with State

South Dakota does not have state master contract available for district and schools to make purchases directly with the state.

State Master Contract - Contract with Publisher

South Dakota does not have state master contract available for district and schools to make purchases directly with the publisher.

State Pricing Negotiation

South Dakota does not negotiate prices with publishers, vendors during the RFP/RFI process, and districts may purchase the materials directly from the vendor.

Manage Regional Purchasing Consortia

South Dakota does not manage regional groups that participate in regional purchasing consortia for instructional materials.