Curriculum & Instruction
New Mass. law gives dyslexic kids tools they need to succeed
Dyslexia legislation is important so that students are not left to “wait to fail” before receiving screening, diagnosis and evidence-based instruction. New legislation in Massachusetts now requires the state education department to issue guidelines about screening procedures and protocols for students that show neurological learning disability indicators.
We should teach media literacy in elementary school
Currently, there is a push in the U.S. to incorporate internet information classes into primary and secondary school curriculum. The movement aims to make fact-checking seem like second nature to individuals at an early age so they will be less vulnerable to agenda-driven information sources throughout their life
Proactive data tool gives school districts ability to plan for the future
Metrostudy released the Metrostudy School District Report, a proactive tool to give school districts across the U.S. the ability to understand their local populations in order to efficiently deliver services and plans for the future.
Georgia superintendent wins top educator award for improved student achievement
Noris Price received the Georgia School Superintendents Association’s President Award for her work on student achievement, improvements to Baldwin County School District buildings, and the launch of a Montessori Academy.