Curriculum and Instruction

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Brian Hancock, left, helps sophomore De’Andre Saunders, 16, cut plywood. Before attending the Geometry in Construction training, Hancock said, he hadn’t had much hands-on construction experience. “I was kind of learning as fast as the students,” he said.
—Whitney Curtis for Education Week

Students Build Tiny Houses to Bring Geometry Lessons to Life

At Battle High School in Columbia, Mo., students in geometry class have swapped their compasses and protractors for hammers and hard hats. And they're doing it for a good cause. (April 30, 2019)

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Data: Most States Require History, But Not Civics
High school students spend far more time in school learning about America’s history than they do learning about its civic values, according to a 50-state survey by Education Week. The results show that while most states require students to study civics, just eight require them to take a yearlong civics or government class in order to graduate.

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At a time when districts say they want to prioritize student voice and civics, student board positions tend to be advisory, rather than consequential.
June 12, 2019 – Education Week
More high school students than ever are graduating, and a new report suggests that’s not due to lowered standards—it’s because students are actually learning more.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
Nearly 3 million students around the country face struggles keeping up with their studies because they must make do without home internet.
June 10, 2019 – AP
Whether it involves enlisting students to collect bugs in Michigan or star-gaze in Massachusetts, citizen science projects could be the next big thing for hands-on science education.
June 12, 2019 – Education Week
We actually know quite a bit about the best way to teach reading, writes Jared Myracle. So why don't we do it?
June 12, 2019 – Education Week
All students should have the chance to follow their passions and explore their curiosity, write teachers Stephanie Curtis and Adrienne Stanley.
May 22, 2019 – Teacher
Media literacy is becoming more challenging by the day. That's why teacher and parents need to team up, argues Mike Stone.
May 17, 2019 – Education Week
When a lesson falls flat, it can be tough to recover and move on. Teachers say they’d like training in how to do so.
May 15, 2019 – Education Week
Some schools embrace a "tough" approach, while others go for "fluff." Neither is right, argues veteran principal Howard Fields.
May 14, 2019 – Education Week
Move heavy thinking to the beginning of the day, make recess sacred, let higher schoolers sleep in, and mandate choir, says the best-selling author.
June 12, 2019 – Education Week

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