Archives for Curriculum & Instruction - Page 42

Digital-Simulation Game on U.S. Slave Experience Sparks Debate - Education Week

An award-winning, publicly funded digital learning game that asks middle school students to assume the role of a black slave in 1800s America is prompting debate about when and how to employ the power of interactive technology to teach about painful eras of history. more Education Week: Curriculum &…
Continue Reading »

Approach to Fractions Seen as Key Shift in Common Standards - Education Week

In what many experts see as one of the biggest shifts associated with the Common Core State Standards for mathematics, teachers are being asked to emphasize fractions as points on a number line, rather than just parts of a whole, to give students a greater contextual understanding. more Education…
Continue Reading »

Under Common Core, Teachers Band Together to Build Math 'Coherence' - Education Week

The common standards for math put a heavy emphasis on coherent instruction, and consequently many districts are finding ways to familiarize teachers with standards other than the ones they teach. more Education Week: Curriculum & Instruction
Continue Reading »