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Report: 87% of state history standards do not mention Native American history after 1900, and 27 states make no mention of a single Native American in their K-12 curriculum.
From student assessment changes and innovative science teaching awards to board appointments and leadership training, here’s what K-12 educators need to know about what’s happening at ACTFL, ACTE, NCSS, NCTM and NSTA.
Trucks, and working on them in the Walmart parking lot, is what the boys in Lindsay Johnson’s sixth-period English class mostly wanted to discuss last school year. So Johnson helped the students channel their enthusiasm into a podcast.
Students care deeply about their schools and communities. They might seem disinterested because they haven’t been given the right opportunity to take action.
Educators need to consider numerous issues when trying to implement ethnic studies, including the lack of funding and professional development, and the debate over what content is appropriate to include.
Experts say teachers should use original sources, rather than textbooks, when developing and leading lessons about slavery. Teachers should also let students know that class discussions of slavery will likely be difficult.
Two more states have taken major steps toward teaching students the history of the LGBT and disabled communities, and about the accomplishments of key figures from each group.
Augmented reality and virtual reality tools enable students to interact with content in ways that traditional tools such as textbooks and videos cannot provide, says STEAM teacher Rachelle Dene Poth.
Students can now better explore the state’s geography, history, agriculture and natural resources without leaving the classroom.
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 […]
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