Archives for Curriculum & Instruction

Spotlight on STEM Equity & Opportunity - Education Week

STEM is playing an integral role in elevating student achievement and career opportunities. In this Spotlight, discover how schools are working towards equity in STEM education, the link between course access and future STEM outcomes, and district efforts to curb the shortage of STEM teachers. ...read more Education Week: Curriculum…
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Students Get 'Too Little' Civics Teaching, Principals Say - Education Week

At a time of sharp political divisions, civics teaches students how to engage in civil discourse, according to school leaders interviewed for the Education Week Research Center poll. More than half said their students don't get enough of it. ...read more Education Week: Curriculum & Instruction
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Should Schools Require Mental Health Education? Two States Say Yes - Education Week

Amid sharply rising rates of teen suicide and adolescent mental illness, two states have enacted laws that for the first time require public schools to include mental health education in their basic curriculum. ...read more Education Week: Curriculum & Instruction
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A 'Plan-Do-Study-Act' Approach to Improving Freshman Year - Education Week

A Seattle partnership between researchers and practitioners is using a continuous improvement approach to improve outcomes for students making the rocky transition from 8th to 9th grades. ...read more Education Week: Curriculum & Instruction
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After Drawing Criticism, College Board Rethinking Revision of AP World History - Education Week

The College Board is considering reinstating some content that was cut from Advanced Placement World History after high school teachers argued that the elimination of pre-colonial Africa, Asia, Americas, and the Middle East would hurt children of color. ...read more Education Week: Curriculum & Instruction
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Spotlight on What's Working in Schools - Education Week

Research and intentionality are setting the groundwork for best practices in schools. In this Spotlight, discover how instructional coaches are boosting school performance, what studies say about school climate and achievement gaps, and tips for successfully teaching English-language learners. ...read more Education Week: Curriculum & Instruction
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