Curriculum


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    Pop Quiz: Test yourself on this week’s K-12 news

    From new K-12 cybersecurity guidance to an expansive preschool initiative in Hawaii, what did you learn from this week's stories?

    By Jan. 27, 2023
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    Florida district to launch teacher-driven classroom tutoring support

    The program will let teachers schedule online tutors to work synchronously with individual students on specific skills during class.

    By Jan. 25, 2023
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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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    Experiential learning can help shrink early disparities in science and math

    These activities anchor more meaning to science and math curriculum for young students, and may help close gaps in the subjects early.

    By Lauren Barack • Jan. 25, 2023
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    K-12 opportunity gaps fuel college-going disparities

    The Brookings Institution found that comparing similarly prepared students shrunk racial, gender and socioeconomic divides in college enrollment. 

    By Natalie Schwartz • Jan. 24, 2023
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    Florida says rejected AP African American Studies course ‘lacks educational value’

    The state’s education department and governor defended the department’s decision to reject the course, which they said violated Florida’s anti-CRT law.

    By Updated Jan. 25, 2023
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    Required Florida training tells educators to ‘err on the side of caution’ for library materials

    The training also makes clear that teachers violating the restrictions could face a felony charge, which can result in up to 5 years in prison.

    By Jan. 23, 2023
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    How can schools foster an entrepreneurial mindset in students?

    Two educators shared their lessons learned in helping middle and high schoolers gain skills in areas like problem solving, teamwork and resilience.

    By Elena Ferrarin • Jan. 18, 2023
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    Asking good questions is central to strong civics education

    Open-ended, meaningful questions are the difference between challenging students to think deeply or having them learn simple trivia, one educator said.

    By Lauren Barack • Jan. 18, 2023
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    Confidence key to bridging math learning gaps

    A math educator suggests helping students become sure of their skills is more productive than focusing on how much time learning recovery will take.

    By Lauren Barack • Jan. 11, 2023
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    NYC schools restrict the use of ChatGPT, with some exceptions

    New York City Public Schools blocked the AI chatbot districtwide as some question the technology’s role in the classroom.

    By Jan. 11, 2023
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    HMH to acquire nonprofit NWEA

    NWEA's MAP Growth assessment schedules and tools will not be affected by the acquisition, the organizations said.

    By Updated Jan. 11, 2023
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    5 tactics to help students embrace networking and relationship-building

    Experts suggest helping students identify and expand their relationship networks, or “social capital,” so they can begin building professional pathways.

    By Elena Ferrarin • Jan. 6, 2023
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    Teaching students about AI without breaking a school budget

    Effective learning tools that focus on how AI works can be affordable and sometimes woven into any class subject, one expert says.

    By Lauren Barack • Jan. 4, 2023
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    New Mexico program offers 1:1 online tutoring to Title I schools

    The nearly $3.3 million investment of federal COVID-19 relief funding comes as districts look for immediate solutions to address learning loss.

    By Jan. 4, 2023
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    8 K-12 trends to watch in 2023

    Academic recovery, family engagement, cyberthreats and school security concerns are among challenges coming at school leaders from all sides.

    By , , , Jan. 4, 2023
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    Lessons In Leadership: 5 key takeaways from a year of school leader conversations

    In case you missed any of 2022’s installments, we’ve highlighted some leading insights on student voice, community engagement and more.

    By Jan. 3, 2023
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    Survey: Adults rate their education higher compared to today’s schooling

    A majority of Yahoo! News and YouGov poll respondents said the quality of education students receive now is fair or poor.

    By Dec. 22, 2022
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    Community partnerships essential to help CTE programs benefit local economies

    When students get work experience through local industries, they may be more likely to continue using those skills in their home communities, one expert said.

    By Lauren Barack • Dec. 21, 2022
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    When teaching AI, drop the coding and adopt machine learning

    By studying how machine learning powers artificial intelligence, students can further develop their own thought processes and tackle societal impacts.

    By Lauren Barack • Dec. 21, 2022
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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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    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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    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