Curriculum

Technology’s Unmet Progressive Promise

Maybe today’s technology can finally make a progressive teaching approach more doable for teachers and students in more classrooms.

Beware the Iconography Trap of Personalized Learning: Rigor Matters

Personalized learning will not help students if they are working with content that is below their capacity.

A Strong Case for a Knowledge-Centric Curriculum

Why Knowledge Matters, E. D. Hirsch, Jr.'s fifth book on education, is as important as his first.

Should Civic Education Emphasize Diversity or What We Have in Common?

The key to creating conditions that sincerely celebrate diversity may lie in focusing the attention of our children on what makes us one country.

Cultural Literacy in the Age of the Hashtag

Last month, on the heels of the Supreme Court's decision in Fisher v. University of Texas, the hashtag ‪#‎BeckyWithTheBadGrades began trending on Twitter.

How To Create Accountability Systems that Build Knowledge and Increase Reading Ability

Accountability plans must ensure that every student gets the broad knowledge and vocabulary that remain the unacknowledged drivers of language proficiency

The Case for a Broader Approach to Education

A broader education, including the arts, may be essential for later success in math and reading as well as the proper development of civic values and character skills,

Will the Decline of AP Course Offerings Spur the Rise of Course Access?

If we believe that the school you attend should not determine the limits of the courses you can take, then states, rather than individual schools, must step in to ensure that all students can benefit from innovations in online learning to access coursework.

ESEA and the Return of a Well-Rounded Curriculum

The sooner schools see building knowledge across the curriculum as Job One in strengthening reading comprehension, the better.

Curriculum: The Great Divide Among Education Reformers

For some education reformers, other reforms seem much more important than curriculum battles. Here's what they are missing.

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