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

05/22 06:11 pm | National Endowment for the Humanities Director Resigns | Already suffering from the threatened budget cuts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, which helps fund a variety of educational programs for teachers, faces another ...

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?

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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.

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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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More OER providers are working to provide full, coherent curricula for schools, rather than just free lessons or teaching units.
March 29, 2017 – Education Week
Here are answers to your most basic questions about OER, the movement to share curricula and teaching resources online.
March 29, 2017 – Education Week
Education Week asked some district leaders, teachers, and subject-matter specialists for advice on choosing materials for the classroom.
March 29, 2017 – Education Week
When Louisiana educators couldn't find curricula fully aligned to their standards, they asked teachers to write the units.
March 29, 2017 – Education Week
Some schools are betting on algorithm-driven playlists to customize lessons for students, but the technology doesn't come cheap—at least not yet.
March 29, 2017 – Education Week
To protect students' privacy, school districts must study the service agreements for the educational apps teachers use.
March 29, 2017 – Education Week
Here's advice for teachers and school district leaders on some commonly used terms to look out for in the terms-of-service agreements on educational applications.
March 29, 2017 – Education Week
Educators are turning to Twitter, Skype, and other technology tools to bring real, live writers into their classrooms.
March 22, 2017 – Education Week
The standards, developed by 50 arts and education groups, stress teaching broad concepts and include media arts.
March 22, 2017 – Education Week
Federal and state agencies are supporting a wide range of education and workforce-development efforts aimed at countering digital security threats.
March 22, 2017 – Education Week

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