This curriculum focuses on the effect of alcohol on the brain, an area developers say fascinates middle school students.
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December 02, 2016
November 23, 2016
U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, in partnership with the Poetry Foundation and the Library of Congress, will meet with 9th grade English teachers in Chicago Public Schools to revamp poetry instruction.
November 18, 2016
The curriculum uses the story of a Labrador retriever who suffered horrific abuse from other dogs and neglect from his owner to teach students empathy and resilience.
November 10, 2016
The curriculum is designed to correspond with the National Geographic Channel series, MARS, which includes a scripted drama and documentary-style interviews with key figures in the quest for human exploration of the planet.
November 04, 2016
There are more resources for teachers hoping to explore project-based learning than ever before. Research on one such program suggests it might help with problem-solving.
October 14, 2016
In these audio clips, the author and retired professor discusses how background knowledge affects reading comprehension, why he thinks the common core's focus on reading complex texts is useless, and what education policymakers can learn from France.
October 10, 2016
In a recent interview, one of the lead writers of the reading standards explained that the decision was about prioritiesand that learning to use technology took precedence. But what does the research say?
October 07, 2016
Proposed history standards in Tennessee have drawn fire from all directions for excluding Islam and omitting specific facts from the state's history.
October 06, 2016
The Thomas B. Fordham Institute is publishing reviews, written by teachers, of free and low-cost digital tools that can supplement classroom curricula.
October 04, 2016
How schools should teach about evolution is still controversial in the Lone Star State.