Curriculum and Instruction

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

High school senior Sarah Murray, left, undergoes an ultrasound conducted by Nichole Ebener, center, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton, Ill. Murray and fellow Princeton High School senior Ellise Piper, right, were participating in a career internship program at the hospital.
—Chris Yucos/NewsTribune/AP-File

Growing Number of States Embrace Career Education

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)

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 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 Aligning Curriculum and Instruction

In this Spotlight, learn how teachers are developing standards-based curricula, using digital tools to personalize literacy instruction, and bridging learning gaps with open educational resources.

Curriculum Matters Blog

02/15 05:55 pm | As Parkland Community Grieves, Experts Predict Long Road to Recovery | Broward County, Fla., where a school shooting claimed 17 lives, faces the challenges of responding both to student trauma—and the longer-term grieving process.

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?

Personalized Learning: Vision vs. Reality
Education Week takes a hard look at the big arguments against personalized learning, what the latest research says about it, and how the approach is playing out in classrooms.

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.

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.

Get RSS Feed for This Topic Latest News

When teachers create flexible learning environments, they support all different types of learners, Kyle Redford writes.
January 24, 2018 – Teacher
Educators and researchers see strong links between classroom work that students find meaningful and their levels of engagement and motivation.
January 17, 2018 – Education Week
Giving students opportunities to travel outside the classroom can change the direction of their lives, writes 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Ashley Lamb-Sinclair.
January 17, 2018 – Education Week
With digital tools and social media platforms, teachers can keep families connected to the classroom, educator Cristie Watson writes.
January 10, 2018 – Teacher
By resolving to practice patience and kindness with themselves and their students, teachers can start off a new year of learning and growth, Justin Minkel writes.
January 10, 2018 – Teacher
It’s time to reimagine a classroom where students are driven by curiosity rather than a score, writes educator and author Mark Barnes.
January 10, 2018 – Education Week
To solve some of our biggest challenges, young people must be inspired to connect and work with people regardless of backgrounds, argues David Simas, the CEO of the Obama Foundation.
January 10, 2018 – Education Week
A national program is working with teachers around the country to persuade students that reciting other people's poetry can be as transformative as performing their own.
February 14, 2018 – Education Week
Rote instruction won't cut it anymore in our fast-paced world; it's time for critical instruction, writes Victor P. Maiorana.
January 3, 2018 – Education Week
Inspired by Susan Cain's 2012 book, Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking, teachers in New York City and elsewhere are developing learning environments that give a voice to silent students.
December 27, 2017 – Education Week

Most Popular Stories

Viewed

Emailed

Recommended

Commented