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Civics—a mainstay in public schools for generations, but widely sidelined in recent years—is making a comeback. At the federal level, pending Senate legislation would require federal grant recipients to teach […]
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2018 Nov. 16-18 New Orleans actfl.org LINK TO MAIN ARTICLE: K12 curriculum roundup: More than words National Council for the Social Studies […]
Digital reading platforms can enable more personalized learning by providing engaging, interactive and customizable digital content to both students and educators in all subject areas, as well as supplemental curriculum […]
Pizitz Middle School, located in a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama, committed to raise enough money to build a well in Uganda. Working with a local nonprofit, school leaders kicked off […]
With just over 100 K12 students and the closest 1,000-student district nearly 100 miles away, Colorado’s Arickaree School District utilizes e-learning technology to create virtual classrooms. In particular, it collaborates […]
Environmental science teacher Jamie Esler takes his Idaho high school students outdoors for hands-on learning about climate science and climate change. They take core samples from trees, measure declining snowpack […]
Talk about using primary sources to drive students’ content knowledge and build critical-thinking skills. I’m a huge proponent of using primary sources to support social studies instruction. Primary sources make […]
Teaching religion in public schools has been illegal for decades. Teaching about religion, however, is not only permissible, but is gaining traction as a way to promote greater understanding in […]
Teachers today have more control over how and when they receive professional development. Whether the learning is self-paced, online or partially in-person, more districts measure PD based on the new […]
In just the last few months, several districts and states have eliminated tests and cut assessment time to make room for instruction and reduce stress. The average student takes 112 […]
Whether and how religion should be taught in public schools is one of those perennial hot buttons in America that seems to defy consensus. So when the National Council for […]
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