New parent guides, created by the group that led the development of the Next Generation Science Standards, aim to get the word out about how and why science instruction is changing.
April 2017 Archives
Nearly all teachers and principals believe students should have time for independent reading at school, yet only about a third of teachers set aside time each day for this, according to a recent survey.
A researcher argues there's a fundamental mismatch between how the Next Generation Science Standards and the Common Core State Standards think about arguments, and that that mismatch has real negative consequences for teachers and students.
The most recent NAEP finds that girls outperform boys and that Hispanic and Asian students' average scores have increased notably.
Thousands of scientists, educators, researchers, and science-lovers gathered on the National Mall this morning to bring attention to the importance of STEM education and advocate for fact-based policy making.
"Teachers are marching because they want the public to recognize that science is important," said David Evans, the executive director of the National Science Teachers Association.
North Dakota is the latest state to make a push for integrating Native American or other ethnic studies into school curricula.
A new educational film depicts the explorations of Henry Louis Bates, a naturalist who contributed to the development of the theory of natural selection.
How can U.S. teachers approach teaching about the Syrian conflict and its implications?
Open resources, old textbooks, content controversies: How much do you know about what's happening in the world of curriculum and instruction?
Struggling readers in particular have made steep gains on basic reading skills, according to a 12-year study.
This is EdReport.org's first review of reading materials for students in grades K-2, including one open educational resource.
High school juniors and seniors who participated in a prestigious national math competition said they tend to study alone and to learn best when they grasp underlying concepts.
Plans to expand college prep-style charter schools have led to calls for schools with more diverse instructional models.
The new research using data from the National Endowment for the Arts also shows that socioeconomic status isn't always a barrier to making art.
Seven states now have standards for computer science education and more are considering them.
To successfully implement the standards, districts need to establish a science leadership team, ensure that teachers and school leaders get high-quality professional learning, and collaborate with other districts, according to new guidelines from Achieve.
The city is making plans to require students to create postsecondary plans or risk not graduating with a diploma.
If you haven't seen it yet, make sure to check out Education Week's recent special report about the ever-evolving world of curriculum resources.
The number of students earning bachelor's degrees in computer science hit a new high recently—finally surpassing the previous peak in 2003.