Curriculum and Instruction

The latest news about curriculum and instruction, including articles, Commentaries, and special features.

As many as 67 math students might be working in a single Teach to One classroom at Nathan Hale Middle School. Some work on “live investigations” with a teacher to solve a problem, while others work independently on Chromebooks.
—Mark Abramson for Education Week

Special Report: Navigating New Curriculum Choices

From open educational resources to common-core standards, this special report guides educators through the bewildering array of K-12 curricular options available to classrooms today. (March 28, 2017)

Spotlight on Digital Curriculum

In this Spotlight, learn about the role of digital curriculum in personalizing student learning and how educators are selecting and deploying digital content in the classroom.

Spotlight on Algebra

In this Spotlight, explore why elementary and middle school foundations are essential to later algebra success, how new research offers practical strategies for improving algebra instruction, and what a global perspective can add to math class.

Spotlight on Reading Instruction

In this Spotlight, explore research on children's reading habits, opportunities to customize classroom book selections, and efforts to help students experience the joy of reading.

Spotlight on Math Instruction

In this Spotlight, read about the challenges to diversifying math talent, how teachers are using technology and visuals, and how math instruction can address the skills students will need in their lives.

Curriculum Matters Blog

10/16 12:01 pm | Evolution, Climate Change on Chopping Block? N.M. Science Standards Get Airing | The state's version of the Next Generation Science Standards, for now, weakens standards related to climate change, evolution, and the geologic age of the Earth.

Education Week Quiz

Quiz Yourself: Literacy Instruction
How does invented spelling affect early literacy skills, how are digital tools transforming how students read, and what literacy provisions are included in the Every Student Succeeds Act?

SPECIAL REPORT

The Changing Face of Literacy
The advent of computers, smartphone apps, e-books, and other electronic media devices has transformed the way Americans read. Is it changing the way our children learn to read and write as well?

Related Webinars

Literacy and English/Language Arts Webinars

These virtual broadcasts address boosting student proficiency in reading, writing, and literacy through different types of instruction, including instruction aligned to the common-core standards.

Math Webinars

These virtual broadcasts cover teaching and learning and include webinars on differentiated instruction and the common-core standards.

Chat Transcript

How Alabama Coaches Up Early-Grades Reading Instruction
Two educators who are part of the oft-praised Alabama Reading Initiative will take readers' questions on how to observe and coach teachers on research-based reading instruction.

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After 50 years of arts-learning research, here's what Howard Gardner and Ellen Winner have learned—and what they still hope to.
October 4, 2017 – Education Week
Including arts in science and math instruction promotes student creativity and job preparation, writes STEAM specialist Susan Riley.
October 4, 2017 – Education Week
Turning "STEM" into "STEAM" won't stop arts from getting squeezed out of the curriculum, cautions researcher Jay P. Greene.
October 4, 2017 – Education Week
Over the last year and a half, states have stepped up their focus on career and technical education with a spate of new laws and policies.
October 4, 2017 – Education Week
Most students only risk failure if they think they will ultimately succeed. That's where teachers can make a difference, says Kyle Redford.
October 4, 2017 – Teacher
The best way to equip students for tomorrow's fast-changing workplace may simply be to teach them to learn how to learn, some experts say.
September 27, 2017 – Education Week
Some teachers may argue for using "age-appropriate" texts in the classroom, but students should be allowed to read books that illustrate the real difficulties of childhood and honor their realities, says Christina Berchini.
September 27, 2017 – Teacher
On controversial topics, teachers should focus on not just what they teach, but how they teach it, writes Jonna Perrillo.
September 22, 2017 – Education Week
When students are given creative freedom in the classroom, they have the opportunity to tackle problems connected to their interests, says Matt Presser.
September 20, 2017 – Teacher
Researchers consulted 61 education and technology experts to forecast the five-year impact of emerging technologies in K-12 schools.
September 13, 2017 – Education Week

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