Curriculum: Page 2


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    Managing learning gaps with a wraparound assessment system

    As educators aim to close learning gaps widened by the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for a cohesive approach to assessments is more crucial than ever.

    April 11, 2022
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    The role of technology in personalized learning

    Today's technology has merely added the fuel personalized learning needed to move into the mainstream.

    April 11, 2022
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    Equity in Education

    From early learning to high school, the pandemic impacted equity at all levels of K-12, from persistent and widening achievement gaps to uneven access to school meals.

    By K-12 Dive staff
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    Positive student-teacher relationships boost instructional quality

    University of Missouri research finds positive relationships boost teachers' motivation and confidence, leading to more interesting and relevant instruction.

    By April 8, 2022
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    Rural students' achievement growth disrupted by summer slide

    A set of three studies "disrupt some long-held deficit-based thinking" around rural students, students with disabilities and English learners, said one expert.

    By April 8, 2022
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    Opinion

    We need a 'Bill of Rights' for pandemic recovery

    A former Education Department deputy assistant secretary suggests a 5-point plan of action for supporting student success.

    By Ian Rosenblum • April 7, 2022
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    Virginia after-school partnership boosts graduation rates

    Middle schoolers who participated in Richmond's NextUp RVA had an on-time graduation rate of 92% in 2021, compared to the district average of 78.8%.

    By April 6, 2022
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    States pour more resources into personal finance education

    Financial literacy lessons in school can help students manage responsibilities they'll face in adulthood.

    By Lauren Barack • April 6, 2022
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    3 ways podcasting can strengthen core academic skills

    From helping students find a voice to improving their writing skills, the popular audio format can be a powerful curricular supplement.

    By Lauren Barack • March 30, 2022
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    SEL builds foundations for boosting shy students' confidence

    Helping students find their voice can start by establishing supportive and encouraging classroom norms centered around empathy and collaboration.

    By Lauren Barack • March 30, 2022
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    Should schools invest in the metaverse?

    K-12 gaming experts say districts could get left behind if they don't integrate related tech into curricula to facilitate virtual trips, AR projections and more.

    By March 30, 2022
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    Opinion

    After 5 decades of teaching, 7 lessons my students taught me

    A veteran educator writes that pedagogy must adapt to how students learn, discipline must be more compassionate and building relationships is key.

    By Stephen Sroka • March 29, 2022
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    We want to hear about your school district's rising leaders

    For a second year, K-12 Dive's Rising Leaders is looking for trailblazing assistant principals and district leaders to spotlight.

    By March 24, 2022
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    As the school year winds down, how can educators make the most of time remaining?

    From lending classroom books to expanding summer field trips, these strategies may help students avoid potential summer learning loss.

    By Lauren Barack • March 23, 2022
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    Tulsa Public Schools fine-tunes summer programming with eye toward pandemic best practices

    By adjusting staff schedules, program sites and making other tweaks, the district aims to improve on last year's successes with support from partnerships.

    By March 23, 2022
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    High expectations, relationships key to improving ELL student experiences

    A Rhode Island superintendent told ASCD conference attendees that teachers must think of ELLs as having a learning asset rather than a deficit.

    By March 23, 2022
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    Florida overhauls state assessment in favor of 'progress monitoring system'

    The "shorter," "more individualized" assessment approach will reportedly not detangle results from high-stakes accountability metrics.

    By March 23, 2022
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    SXSW EDU 2022: Our recap of Austin's ed innovation extravaganza

    We've rounded up all of our coverage from this year's show in one location for your convenience.

    March 22, 2022
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    10-year study: GPAs, course rigor rising for high school grads

    Analysis of course levels and performances from the class of 2019 can help educators plan academic content and offerings, experts say.

    By March 17, 2022
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    Personal anecdotes can humanize educators and contextualize curriculum

    Carefully selected anecdotes can help students better relate to material and understand their teachers may have faced similar challenges.

    By Lauren Barack • March 16, 2022
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    Connecting accessibility, third-party curriculum and student success

    School districts must carefully vet digital resources to ensure IDEA compliance, two learning accessibility advocates write.

    By Mary Rice and Raymond Rose • March 16, 2022
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    How a Rhode Island district adapted learning pods to improve student equity

    A SXSW EDU session detailed how Central Falls School District gained community buy-in and how the model could help diversify teacher pipelines.

    By March 16, 2022
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    How the pandemic made social-emotional learning more accessible

    These skills are essential for managing emotions, problem solving and building relationships, an expert writes in honor of International SEL Day.

    By Katari Coleman • March 11, 2022
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    Day 3 at SXSW EDU 2022: Cardona raises student voice, district leaders discuss population shifts

    The Austin ed innovation festival's third day also included principal pipeline equity discussions and a hip-hop icon promoting student mental health.

    By , March 10, 2022
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    How project-based learning can strengthen SEL skills

    PBL programs encourage strengths that children will use in school and beyond.

    By Lauren Barack • March 9, 2022
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    Research-based video game aims to engage students in science curriculum

    A team of researchers at the University of Missouri plans to expand the game into 60 middle school classrooms nationwide.

    By March 9, 2022