The Curriculum Feed
The Curriculum Feed—concise information and timely resources for California educators
Published monthly, The Curriculum Feed focuses on what's happening in education in California. We sift through a range of news sources and do our best to provide CASCD members with a manageable set of leads on critical topics in curriculum, policy, professional development, and technology. We also feature occasional articles and relevant news from our educational and corporate partners.
The Curriculum Feed is the monthly newsletter of the California Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
More than half of the country's teachers say they'd go on strike for better pay if they had the chance, and half are so unhappy that they've seriously considered leaving the profession in the last few years, according... Read More
As junior high students and high schoolers head back to school, they may spot a new addition to their ID card. It's a phone number, 1-800- 273-8255, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. This year, all California... Read More
A large nationwide study has found that teaching ninth graders to maintain a "growth mindset" toward learning-stressing that their minds are like muscles that can get stronger with use-can result in higher test... Read More
Anxiety is running rampant in high schools around the country, both rich and poor. It makes it hard for students to learn and to deal with life. Hear from two teens' and learn strategies educators and parents can use... Read More
Approximately 30% of new teachers don't make it through their first three years in education. This turnover and loss of consistency directly affects how teachers collaborate year-over-year, causing a long-lasting... Read More
If you want to be a special education teacher, the San Jose Unified School District has an offer for you: commit to teaching for at least four years, and the district will pay your teaching credential tuition at San... Read More
Students entering Stege Elementary in Richmond on Monday may not immediately notice it, but their school is in the midst of dramatic change. For the first time in years, every new classroom teacher is arriving with... Read More
As thousands of incoming high school freshmen fret about the start of a new chapter, some California schools are relying on summer bridge programs to help students adjust to the new academic environment. Researchers... Read More
California lawmakers will decide this month whether to make ethnic studies a high school graduation requirement. Yet the first draft of a proposed ethnic studies curriculum has drawn strong criticism from top state... Read More
Virginia Clinton prefers to read on a screen. Her love affair with digital texts began when she was a new mother, juggling the workload of a young academic with diapers and feedings. Read More
A study by the Learning Policy Institute draws on evidence from focus groups to understand challenges principals face and suggests strategies to support and retain them, including professional learning opportunities, competitive salaries, more decision-making authority, and timely evaluations and feedback. Read More
While California students began taking a new statewide science test this past spring, school districts were still struggling to get teaching materials aligned to the state's new science standards into classrooms. A... Read More
Do your instructional materials meet the sufficiency standard set forth by Williams Legislation? In 2004, the Williams Legislation defined what equal access to basic instructional components looks like for California schools. The law set standards for instructional materials, facilities, credentialed teachers, and funding allocations to ensure we meet the needs of all our students. Read More
Do you want to have a say in ASCD's future? The Nominations Committee is seeking qualified candidates to run for two open positions on the ASCD Board of Directors in 2020. The application process opened August 1,... Read More
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Math Techbook is a digital math textbook designed to connect students to math through real-world problems worth solving. Discovery Education has contracted with McREL to conduct an efficacy study of Math Techbook in middle and high schools offering 8th- or 9th-grade Algebra 1 or Math 1 Integrated courses during the 2019–20 school year. Read More
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