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April 22, 2009

Service as Part of the Curriculum

President Barack Obama visited the District of Columbia's SEED School yesterday to sign the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act. He described the school as "a place where service is a core component of the curriculum," according to a transcript of his remarks. President Obama added that "just as the...

April 20, 2009

A Boost to Minority Achievement through Writing?

What kinds of classroom lessons and activities can improve the confidence, and ultimately the performance of minority students? A new study suggests that a series of structured writing assignments can play a strong role. According to a new research article published in the journal Science, Africa...

April 03, 2009

An "International Benchmarking" Toolkit

The Education Commission of the states has unveiled an online resource that provides background, sorted by topic, on some of the education practices used by top-performing countries—and how the United States compares. The site seeks to offer resources on how policymakers, including those at th...

April 02, 2009

Distance Learning In the Developing World

We at Ed Week have written about the potential for distance learning technologies to provide improved education to students in rural, remote, and impoverished areas of this country. Internet access, video feeds, and other technologies can provide students with access to courses their schools could o...

March 27, 2009

Twitter In, WW II History....?

Perhaps an unnecessarily provocative title, I know. But you can bet this ongoing discussion about how to revise the British national primary school curriculum is going to be raising hackles among people from lots of subject-matter groups. I've linked to my colleague Kathleen Manzo's item, on her Di...

March 24, 2009

From Cambridge To The K-12 Classroom (For Free)

Last year I wrote about one of the nation's most prestigious universities making its lectures and audio, video, and print course materials available for free to the public online. A lot of K-12 science teachers, it turns out, were interested in making use of those resources, which were offered by t...

March 20, 2009

Teaching Content, and Character

The AIG fiasco and the uproar over those executive bonuses might provide a timely opportunity for talking about character in the classroom. But it might be more difficult to integrate lessons on morality and ethics day to day, particularly at a time when many educators are hesitant to cover issues t...

March 11, 2009

What Works? "I Can Learn" Math, Says Clearinghouse

The federal What Works Clearinghouse, which offers reviews of education programs according to rigorous standards, has released three new reports. But only one of the programs reviewed, the I Can Learn focused on helping students with prealgebra and algebra, was found to have been studied enough to q...

February 25, 2009

How to Teach About Islam and Not Focus on Religion

Teachers College released today a free guide for teachers "designed to enhance understanding of Islam and promote tolerance of Muslim students," according to the press release for the guide (download it here). After all, about one in 10 of New York City's students are Muslim, estimates Louis Cristil...

February 23, 2009

Adapting Technology to Meaningful Lessons

Over at the Digital Education blog, my colleague, Katie Ash, has an interesting report on a discussion she heard at the Northwest Council for Computer Education's "Navigating the New World With Technology" conference in Portland. Debra Pickering, author of several books about teaching and learning...

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