The Curriculum Feed is the monthly newsletter of the California Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
October is National Principals Month. CASCD would like to recognize the essential role that principals play in making a school great, and all that they do for their students.
Gov. Newsom vetoes requirement for ethnic studies course in high school
Gov. Gavin Newsom unexpectedly vetoed a bill Wednesday to mandate a course in ethnic studies as a high school graduation requirement, starting in 2029-30. He announced his decision on the final day for acting on bills... Read More
Digital Equity: Five Essential Weekly Indicators - Creative Leadership Solutions
This is the first in a series of brief articles about digital equity. Each week, we will provide educators and leaders with an immediately applicable strategy that will help students, teachers, Read More
Even when the smoke clears, schools find student trauma can linger
For some students, the fire is only the beginning. The nightmares, the grief and an all-consuming dread can persist for months or even years. That's what teachers and school employees have observed among students in... Read More
Key Back-to-School Questions for ELLs and Students With Disabilities
School administrators and teachers should ask themselves these questions when considering how to best support students with special needs this school year. Read More
4 Focus Areas for School Leaders This Fall
Tackling topics ranging from transportation to technology, leaders have undertaken Herculean efforts to address how to best begin the new school year. In preparation for this moment, Lindsay Unified School District... Read More
For California's new head of special education, 'nothing is insurmountable'
Special education in California may face vast challenges - funding shortfalls, teacher shortages and distance learning, to name a few - but Heather Calomese is undeterred. Read More
Securing and Protecting Education Funding in California
California and the rest of the country are enduring a pandemic-induced economic recession and school and district leaders are bracing for the fallout. Funding for California schools had improved rapidly between 2013 and 2019, with districts spending roughly $13,100 per pupil in 2018-19, as compared with $9,680 only 6 years earlier. However, that level of funding still fell short of what would have been adequate given California's goals as a state, the student population it serves, and its cost of living Read More
As Schools Go Remote, Finding "Lost" Students Gets Harder
Early data for the new school year suggests that attendance in virtual classrooms is down, possibly because students are working or caring for siblings. Read More
Schools Reopen to In-Person Learning, but Teachers Work From Home
In a back-to-school season full of surprises, the latest is that some students are returning to classrooms without teachers. A teacher may be immunocompromised and has permission to work from home, or a teacher may... Read More
Spanish-language resources help parents deal with challenges of distance learning
While California school districts and counties confront the learning challenges of the pandemic, education organizations are developing new guides for Spanish-speaking parents to help them navigate distance learning.... Read More
COVID testing of teachers, staff hotly debated as California schools reopen | CalMatters
As schools throughout California tiptoe toward reopening, decisions about whether to routinely test teachers, staff and even students for the COVID-19 virus are proving controversial - and potentially costly. In... Read More
Keeping Students Linked in California
Across California, 1.8 million children live in homes without high-speed internet, and nearly 690,000 do not have computers. Moreover, these disparities in access disproportionately impact children of color. Nearly... Read More
Upcoming Professional Development
Dr. Douglas Reeves #4 in Series of Webinars 10/8/2020 with The New Model of Change Leadership
10/08/2020 3:30 PM Read More
Learning Doesn't End with Zoom: Supporting and Encouraging Work Beyond Direct Instruction
10/15/2020 4:00 PM Read More
Dr. Douglas Reeves #5 in Series of Webinars 10/28/2020 with Boosting Creativity from the Classroom to the Boardroom
10/28/2020 3:30 PM Read More
Fostering Compassion and Mentorship for New and Veteran Educators
10/29/2020 4:00 PM Read More
November/December Professional Developments
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Meg Omiston - Panic to Practical (5 On-Demand Sessions)
Who Owns Learning?
Shifts from Compliance to Empowerment
How Does Instruction Need to Change?
Why Modify Assignments?
How Do Students Receive Feedback and Assessments?
How Can Technology be Used to Solve
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Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon University is committed to elevating education and offers degree programs, as well as continuing education courses for aspiring teachers, current educators, administrators and policymakers. Explore opportunities to impact education at http://www.gcu.edu/cascd Read More
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