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In Chicago, students as young as elementary age learn to organize and build civic leadership skills within the district’s 200 student voice committees.
Clayton County Public Schools near Atlanta has created school-level teams to serve as SEL coaches for teachers as classes resume.
The shift to online learning did not short circuit students’ ability to embark remotely on some multidisciplinary robotics missions in their Compton USD classrooms this summer.
Social-emotional learning will guide students and their teachers in having potentially controversial discussions about their experiences of COVID, the killing of George Floyd and other pressing issues.
Before Chicago Public Schools steeped itself in student voice, educators there realized their young learners had far more influence on their lives outside the classroom.
Black Lives Matter at School offers free K-12 curriculum for teachers covering racism, social justice and diversity as protests over George Floyd's death continue.
Some may grumble that encouraging activism indoctrinates students with certain political beliefs, but experts say civic engagement teaches key skills.
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.