Curriculum: Page 2


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    For a struggling Pennsylvania district, reading paves the path to improvement

    The Sto-Rox School District is hopeful a reading skills screener and professional development will lead to better student outcomes.

    By Dec. 16, 2022
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    Survey: Most high school graduates don’t feel prepared for college, career decisions

    Schools should be more explicit about how classroom lessons connect to careers, said YouScience CEO Edson Barton.

    By Dec. 14, 2022
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    Trendline

    The K-12 Dive Outlook on 2023

    To help keep you up to speed, K-12 Dive has gathered our 2023 outlook coverage as a one-stop resource on the trends and leaders to watch in the months ahead.

    By K-12 Dive staff
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    Indigenous expertise a ‘must’ for Native American studies curriculum

    One expert suggests providing a broader overview of modern Native and Indigenous people rather than stopping at the late 1800s.

    By Lauren Barack • Dec. 14, 2022
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    Biden administration announces efforts to expand STEM opportunities

    The White House is focusing in particular on increasing access to these fields for historically marginalized and underrepresented groups.

    By Dec. 14, 2022
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    Opinion

    4 strategies for unlocking the value of SEL

    The Newark Trust for Education’s P-12 strategy director writes that thoughtful planning is critical to maximize social-emotional learning’s benefits.

    By Stephanie Parry • Dec. 9, 2022
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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 number of tools and approaches are available.

    By Lauren Barack • Dec. 7, 2022
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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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    Dive Awards

    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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    Deep Dive

    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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    Opinion

    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