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Social Studies Supreme Court Justices Call for More Civics Education Amid Risk From 'Domestic Enemies'
Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Neil M. Gorsuch, both boosters of civics for years, renew their concerns amid deep divisions in the country.
Teaching How to Make Teaching Better: 8 Lessons Learned From Remote and Hybrid Learning
Amid false starts, frustrations, and tech glitches, teachers say they’ve been able to find some successes after a year of online learning.
Social Studies Biden Administration Cites 1619 Project as Inspiration in History Grant Proposal
The Biden administration's proposal is part of a heated battle over racism and what students should learn about America's past.
Mathematics Opinion Don't 'Make the Math Classroom a Project-Based-Learning-Free Zone'
Three educators share advice on incorporating project-based learning in math classes, including asking the question "What's nearby?"
- Social Studies Opinion Civics Roadmap’s Designers Would Do Well to Heed Their CriticsSupporters of Educating for American Democracy's Roadmap should spend time listening, learning, and addressing legitimate concerns.Reading & Literacy Opinion How a Bathroom Log Helped One Middle School Understand Its Literacy IssuesReading isn’t just a set of skills. Sometimes we need to explore other avenues to help us assist students to become better readers.Special Education What the Research Says Most Students With Disabilities Still Attend Remotely. Teachers Say They're Falling BehindA new survey finds that students with disabilities are struggling in virtual classes, even with added support from teachers.College & Workforce Readiness Fewer Students in Class of 2020 Went Straight to CollegeFirst-year college enrollment dropped steeply last year, a study finds, and the declines were sharpest among poorer students.Teacher Preparation Opinion Far Too Many Educators Aren’t Prepared to Teach Black and Brown StudentsTeacher-prep programs can help address that inadequacy, writes Sharif El-Mekki.
In order for in-person schooling to resume, it will be necessary to instill a sense of confidence that it is safe to return. BD is hosting a virtual panel discussing the benefits of asymptomatic screening
As educators and leaders consider how SEL fits into their reopening and back-to-school plans, it must go beyond an SEL curriculum. SEL is part of who we are as educators and students, as well as
The data tracking learning loss among the nation’s schoolchildren confirms that things are bad and getting worse. The data also tells another story — one with serious implications for the hoped for learning recovery initiatives
- Teaching Profession Opinion What Can We Do to Help the Well-Being of Teachers?A Seat at the Table focused on the social-emotional well-being of teachers during the pandemic. Here's what we learned from the guests.Teaching Opinion Twenty-Eight Educators Share Their Best Teaching AdviceTwenty-eight—yup, count 'em, 28—educators offer teaching advice that has helped them and their students.Teaching Opinion Educators: Would You Like to Contribute to This Blog?Learn how educators currently working in a K-12 school can contribute to this blog!Teaching Opinion 'Speak Up!' & Even More Teaching Advice From TeachersSix educators continue this series of sharing the best teaching advice they've heard or given, including being willing to take risks.Social Studies A Pro-Trump Student Group Will Launch a History Curriculum. It Could Get a COVID-19 BoostTurning Point USA's plan to develop classroom lessons is part of a conservative pushback to what they see as biased curricula.Teaching Opinion 'Keep It Simple' & Other 'Best' Teaching Advice From EducatorsSeven educators share the best teaching advice they've either given or received.
Quiz Yourself: How well do you know the American Rescue Plan?
Learn what the experts say about growing student engagement and accelerating learning during this unprecedented time.
From breaking down barriers to equity to moving beyond skills-based instruction, this informative guide showcases the words and ideas of ...
Discover five foundational strategies districts should employ when developing their hybrid learning initiatives, complete with concrete steps administrators can take today to ensure sustainable hybrid learning success tomorrow, and beyond.