The Difference Between FLEX Curriculum and Traditional Curriculum/Textbooks

Learn how FLEX Curriculum differs from traditional curriculum and textbooks.

  • FLEX is dynamic, not static. On average, a school district only updates curriculum resources for a content area every 5–7 years. FLEX Collections are updated monthly. FLEX content is responsive to world events and the requests and needs of art teachers around the world.
  • FLEX is personalized, not one-size-fits-all. Search features allow teachers to filter based on standards, skill level, and topics. 
  • FLEX is organic, not prescriptive. Because art teachers are creative lesson architects who are continually problem-solving, designing, and innovating, they do not want or need a prescriptive curriculum. They need a rigorous, relevant, and flexible curriculum they can modify based on their needs.

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