California, one of the first states to adopt curricula aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, greenlighted 29 of the 34 materials it reviewed. What do districts do next to narrow the field?
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November 09, 2018
November 01, 2018
In the kickoff of a blog series leading up to the midterm elections, Curriculum Matters explore how one teacher approached the topic of ballot initiatives.
October 30, 2018
Anti-semitism is on the rise, young people know less about the Holocaust than older adults, and only a handful of states mandate by law the teaching of the Holocaust and genocide.
October 04, 2018
In a new free instructional game designed to build media literacy in students, young people pretend they are managing a news site and how to tell fake news from real news.
August 27, 2018
Two educators share ideas for teaching Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech on the 55th anniversary of its delivery on the National Mall.
August 17, 2018
Montour School District in western Pennsylvania unveils what it's calling a first-of-its-kind artifical intelligence curriculum for middle school.
August 16, 2018
Students returning to schools in Virginia and New York this fall will be required to participate in mental-health education as part of their health and physical education courses.
August 09, 2018
Thanks to a $4.5 million grant, the nonprofit Playworks will expand opportunities for purposeful play to more than 130,000 kids in 350 schools in southeast Michigan and western New York.
July 27, 2018
Edward Clapp, a senior research manager on the Agency by Design initiative at Harvard explains how maker-centered learning can empower young people to shape the world around them.
July 19, 2018
The College Board has reversed course on its plan to eliminate content on pre-colonial Africa, Asia, the Americas, and the Middle East from Advanced Placement World History.