Curriculum From ‘Stunning’ to ‘Surprising’: How News of the Capitol Attack Was Repackaged for Schools
Experts criticized ed-tech company Newsela for sugarcoating the violent insurrection when it adapted an Associated Press story for schools.
Teaching & Learning How to Teach the U.S. Capitol Attack: Dozens of Resources to Get You Started
Here are core themes and jumping-off places for teachers designing units that capture the complexity of the invasion of the U.S. Capitol.
Classroom Technology 'We're All Anxious:' A Middle School Tech Coach's View on Reopening Remotely
The shift to live synchronous instruction and the challenge of building relationships with students remotely are big concerns, said Chelsea Haynes, the technology learning coach at a Kentucky middle school.
Teaching How to Make Lessons Cohesive When Teaching Both Remote and In-Person Classes
When some students are online and others in school buildings, how can teachers make sure everyone is learning what they need to learn?
Curriculum How to Balance In-Person and Remote Instruction
Full-time remote instruction? In-person instruction? Or a hybrid model? Deciding among those three options can be an excruciating decision for school officials. But the choice many schools appear to be leaning toward is a hybrid model, at least for now.
Curriculum Teachers Pay Teachers Has a New Anti-Racist Initiative. But There’s Still Racist Content on the Site
The lesson-sharing platform recently pledged to promote anti-racist resources and provide free professional development. But teachers say the company's content moderation policy still allows for racist resources to remain on the site.
Curriculum How Statewide LMS Options Could Help Schools Strengthen Remote Learning
Several states already offer a state-sanctioned LMS option to their schools, with some encouraging results in their efforts to cut costs and improve technical capabilities.
Curriculum An Unexpected Tool for Remote-Learning During Coronavirus: Public TV Stations
The effort amounts to a low-cost alternative and readily accessible solution for schools that have been forced to develop and implement long-term online lesson plans on the fly.
Curriculum Flood of Online Learning Resources Overwhelms Teachers
As the coronavirus forces schools across the country to transition to remote learning, teachers are advised to stick to familiar educational resources, not unusual or unexpected ones.
Curriculum Maker Spaces and Virtual Learning: Ed Tech Leader Q&A
Education technology leaders are increasingly called upon to help prepare students for the future of work. For one Tennessee CTO, that means creating maker spaces and helping students learn online.
Curriculum Five Tips for Using Video to Ease Chronic Math Anxiety
To combat math confusion and frustration, a team of three teachers records daily videos summarizing lessons and running through example problems.
Curriculum Math Teachers Take a Page From English/Language Arts: Comic Books!
Comic books and graphic novels, popular in many language arts and social studies classes, are just now tiptoeing into the world of K-12 math.