Curriculum & Instruction

5 reasons educators need to have “the talk” with students about using AI for homework

Seven weeks after its launch, Turnitin's AI detector flagged millions of submissions for containing AI-generated content, but there's no reason to panic just yet.

How to improve your district’s summer programs in 4 easy steps

A March report from EdResearch For Recovery and the Tennessee Education Research Alliance outlines best practices and guidelines for district leaders using data collection to measure and assess their summer programs.

How this superintendent is fueling multidisciplinary learning with a food truck

A food truck will be a big part of Lincoln Public Schools' culinary program. But getting the truck going will require the skills of students studying graphic design, automotive repair, business and law, among other subjects.

How the end of this school year can help jumpstart next year

District leaders can act now to guide teachers through several steps of collaboration that will help them better understand the students who will be in their classrooms in the fall.

How new CTE pathways are inspiring students to learn—and earn

Faced with rising enrollment, our rural district reconfigured electives as career and technical education pathways that put students on track for jobs in lucrative fields like computer science.

How this superintendent is amping up the power of his small N.J. district

The Point Pleasant Beach School District offers students a wide range of academic and extracurricular programs that "outmatches our size," Superintendent William T. Smith boasts.

How should we teach with AI? The feds have 7 fresh edtech ideas

Keeping humans at the center of edtech is the top insight in the federal government's first stab at determining how schools should teach with AI amid concerns about safety and bias.

How this superintendent incorporated high-dosage tutoring that produces results

Guilford County Schools Superintendents has helped the district set its sights on three areas crucial for the success of her students post-pandemic: expanding learning, high-intensity tutoring and acceleration—not remediation—by teaching kids grade-level content.

Removal of 8 books may have created fear and harassment in Georgia district, feds say

Library book challenges in Forsyth County Schools may have created a "hostile environment for students," Department of Education investigators said in the agency's first foray into the recent wave of book bans buffeting K12.

Why New York City Public Schools reversed its ban on ChatGPT

Four months after restricting access, educators are now eager to "embrace its potential." Says University of Washington professor Jason Yip, "Banning ChatGPT is like using a piece of paper to block this flood that is coming."

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