Airing Sept. 25th - Oct. 5th, 2014 across the U.S. on your local public television station, Race to Nowhere is a film that calls us to challenge current thinking about how we prepare our children for success.
"The changing racial and cultural landscape of America is certainly a much-discussed topic -- some researchers studying U.S. Census data and demographics even say that America could be a "minority majority" country as early as 2050. While the barriers between countries continue to come down, and globalization continues, how can teachers address the needs of students from a variety of cultural backgrounds and upbringings? This collection of videos introduces culturally responsive teaching (CRT), and includes some techniques that you can use to help students from diverse backgrounds succeed together."
America's Music uses documentary films and text to engage the public in a study of some of America's most enduring popular music. The series consists of six sessions built around a different genre of American music. Sessions feature either a complete documentary film or excerpts from longer docs followed by scholar-led discussions.
ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday in protest over a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on topics that promote citizenship, patriotism and respect for authority, providing a show of civil disobedience that the new standards would aim to downplay.
DENVER (Reuters) - Teachers calling in absent forced the cancellation of classes at two Colorado high schools on Monday in a new twist to a dispute over pay and proposed changes to a history curriculum
What Is Differentiated Instruction? by Christina Yu, Knewton.com Differentiated instruction, the tailoring of educational experiences to meet individual learner needs, is nothing new. Hardworking teachers have always recognized the diverse needs of students and adjusted...
Training high school students in digital research and partnering them with a school librarian can instill a high level of confidence during college, according to preliminary observations of a study underway by EBSCO.
Heather Perkinson's insight:
Thanks to Oak Hill (ME) High School librarian Jane Seeley for spotting this one!
Plagiarism is a serious offense, but it can be hard to determine if you've actually plagiarized or not. This flow chart helps you determine if you've plagiarized, and explains the severity of each type of violation.