Curriculum


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    Nutrition education can promote mindful eating habits across several subjects

    While health classes can help students develop healthy eating habits, experts say educators must also be mindful of how the subject is framed.

    By Lauren Barack • Dec. 7, 2022
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    How can schools ensure learning is accessible for all?

    Designing curricula to address the variety of distinct learning needs for every student can be challenging, but a variety of tools and approaches are available.

    By Lauren Barack • Dec. 7, 2022
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    As schools continue returning to in-person learning, administrators are confronting learning loss, content controversies and other challenges.

    By K-12 Dive staff
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    Trust for Learning early ed grants aim to increase workforce inclusion and anti-bias approaches

    The philanthropy’s SEED Fund awarded $420,000 to nine grantees to improve training programs by expanding access, incorporating anti-racism and more.

    By Dec. 7, 2022
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    NWEA: Full academic rebound likely 5 or more years away

    Reading and math recovery is continuing this school year, but data shows some student groups have a longer road to closing gaps.

    By Dec. 6, 2022
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    The biggest K-12 stories of 2022 — so far

    These topics resonated the most with school and district leaders in the first 11 months of 2022.

    By K-12 Dive Staff • Dec. 5, 2022
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    8 strategies for districts looking to add or expand internship programs

    Data suggests while 79% of high schoolers are interested in work-based learning experiences, just 34% know of opportunities.

    By Elena Ferrarin • Dec. 5, 2022
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    Under ASCD-ISTE merger, what’s in store for teacher training resources?

    ISTE CEO Richard Culatta, who will head the resulting nonprofit, said members can expect more focus on professional development and leadership training. 

    By Dec. 5, 2022
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    North Dakota wants to set the precedent for statewide cybersecurity education

    State leaders hope to train all citizens to be cyber-educated as they plan to propose legislation in 2023 to require courses for graduation.

    By Nov. 30, 2022
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    As ‘science of reading’ regains traction, districts should also revisit professional development

    While there is no “silver bullet” in literacy, one expert shares why teachers need educational scaffolding amid strategy shifts to best serve students.

    By Lauren Barack • Nov. 30, 2022
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    Lessons In Leadership: What’s it like leading a district accountable to federal, state and tribal law?

    With a deep understanding of challenges facing tribal families, Quincy Natay has raised standards and achievement in Chinle Unified School District.

    By Nov. 30, 2022
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    How 4 districts are infusing equitable practices into accelerated learning

    A district guide from The Education Trust focuses on five key areas for advancing equity and rigor in the use of American Rescue Plan funds.

    By Nov. 23, 2022
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    Unbiased cryptocurrency lessons can help students better navigate finance

    Schools adding cryptocurrency to financial literacy curriculum can link lessons to social studies, technology and other subjects.

    By Lauren Barack • Nov. 23, 2022
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    Common App expands program that offers automatic college admission

    Fourteen colleges are now participating in the pilot, which comes as direct admissions grows in popularity.

    By Jeremy Bauer-Wolf • Nov. 21, 2022
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    The K-12 Dive Awards for 2022

    These leaders are shaping the nation’s schools with commitments to high expectations, strong relationships and robust career exploration models.

    By Nov. 21, 2022
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    Green economy raises relevance of climate change curricula

    Experts say comprehensive standards are needed so students can think of ways to build a future for themselves and collaborate on global issues.

    By Lauren Barack • Nov. 16, 2022
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    Star-Spangled Bans: Anti-CRT policies lead schools to downplay race, history

    “Divisive concepts” regulations are dividing entire communities, with people and children of color caught in the middle.

    By , , Nov. 16, 2022
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    Studies show wider variation in student performance than before pandemic

    Differences in test results between high- and low-achieving students suggest teachers are likely supporting a wider range of academic needs.

    By Nov. 16, 2022
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    Standards-aligned curricula gain more traction in 2021-22

    Teachers spend considerable time, effort and some of their own money acquiring, learning and using new materials, a RAND Corp. study found.

    By Nov. 15, 2022
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    The core problem at the root of math phobia? Fear of failure

    Concern over making the wrong decisions is hindering progress in school and extending to life beyond the classroom, a veteran math educator writes. 

    By Eileen Slaton • Nov. 9, 2022
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    Teaching constructive feedback helps set students up for life beyond school

    Supportive classroom cultures where students feel respected and teachers model this feedback approach can help further instill its value.

    By Lauren Barack • Nov. 9, 2022
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    Youngest students show achievement declines post-pandemic

    NWEA MAP Growth assessment in 2021-22 shows lower performance compared to 2018-19 results.

    By Nov. 9, 2022
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    By The Numbers: The post-COVID growth of tutoring

    A report by Tutor.com shows demand for help peaks on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

    By Nov. 8, 2022
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    Amid NAEP declines, how can educators address student math anxiety?

    A cognitive scientist suggests conquering fear of the subject is a crucial starting point to recovering learning losses.

    By Nov. 2, 2022
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    Mastery-based learning holds potential, but educators must be mindful of pitfalls

    Successful implementation of the model requires rethinking assessment, classroom dynamics, progress measurement and professional development.

    By Lauren Barack • Nov. 2, 2022
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    Students with disabilities continue to lag behind peers on NAEP

    Special education advocates say this is an opportune time to increase personalized instruction and professional development.

    By Nov. 2, 2022