Curriculum & Instruction

See which states have the highest standardized test scores

Do standardized test scores provide accurate forecasts of college or workforce success? As this debate rages, there's no question that school leaders have to pay attention to the results.

New proposal offers federal funding for AI literacy in schools

'Artificial Intelligence Literacy Act' would improve the nation's AI skills by providing funding for K12 professional development and new computer science classes. 

School-within-a-school uses PBL to help students make a big move

Orchard View Middle School's project-driven, small group learning experiment aims to make students' transitions from elementary to middle school more seamless and academically engaging.

Education in 2024: Partners break down 8 big trends

Collaboration will grow between K12 and the business community as academic growth is carefully assessed as AI drives the edtech evolution.

3 stress-free ways to better measure math mindsets

While traditional assessments like tests and quizzes will always have a place in math classrooms, districts can put their assessments to the test by reflecting on three questions.

Get ready to carefully assess growth and interventions in 2024

Tutoring, summer school programs and double-dose math will join an emphasis on strengthening student-teacher relationships as academic recovery takes on even more urgency.

What will drive more urgency around career prep in 2024?

Pressures on the wider U.S. workforce caused by a lack of workers with the requisite skills will drive more collaboration between K12 schools and employers.

Are instructional materials too challenging for students? Some teachers think so

"Education leaders should work not only to keep materials in place but also to form coherent instructional systems around them," a new report reads. However, relying on teachers to use them with integrity remains a challenge.

Book bans are the new “Scarlet Letter” anti-censorship group warns

Authors are becoming regular targets of copycat bans after just one of their titles is removed from a library's shelves, according to the new "Spineless Shelves" report from PEN America.

Reading as a remedy: One of the best ways to build resilience in students

Reading and access to books help children build resilience and can have a positive impact on overall mental and physical health, the latest research shows.

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