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Pronouncing Students' Names Correctly Should Be a Big Deal - Education Week

As a South Asian American student, Punita Chhabra Rice spent over a decade mispronouncing her own name to make it easier for teachers to say. Now that she's an educator, Rice shares eight pronunciation tips for teachers of students from diverse backgrounds on how to get names right the first…
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Connecticut District to Require Course in Ethnic Studies for Graduation - Education Week

High school students in Bridgeport, Conn., will be required to take a course in African-American studies, Latin-American studies, or perspectives on race to earn a diploma, reports the CT Post. ...read more Education Week: Curriculum & Instruction
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Spotlight on English-Language Learners - Education Week

Rural schools are tackling unique challenges to provide a quality education to their students. In this Spotlight, see how schools are expanding access to hard-to-staff courses, building up talented teacher workforces, and developing place-based lessons to reach promising students. ...read more Education Week: Curriculum & Instruction
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Even When States Revise Standards, the Core of the Common Core Remains - Education Week

The first review of revised academic standards in 24 states finds that, even with the changes, most states are maintaining key features of the Common Core State Standards. ...read more Education Week: Curriculum & Instruction
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How Teachers Can Make Competency-Based Education the New Normal - Education Week

While an education system focused on efficiency instead of proficiency makes it difficult to ensure each student is on track, teachers can take steps to create learner-centered classrooms, says Mary Tkatchov. ...read more Education Week: Curriculum & Instruction
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Surveying the Field: What Should (and Shouldn't) Personalized Learning Look Like? - Education Week

We asked educators, experts, and critics two simple questions. One finding became clear: "personalized learning" still means many different things to many different people. ...read more Education Week: Curriculum & Instruction
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Messy, Hectic, and Exciting: A Very Ambitious Statewide Personalized Learning Experiment - Education Week

Schools in Vermont are making adjustments in curricula, teaching approaches, and school schedules to meet the expectations of a relatively new personalized learning law. ...read more Education Week: Curriculum & Instruction
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