“Why didn’t you use your flesh color to color in the picture?”
“I did! I used the flesh colored pencil. Did I not do it right?”
“Well, peach isn’t your flesh color. You should use one …
Author: Aaliyah Samuel
In my last post, I explored the positive effects an equitable curriculum can have on all students, regardless of their race, socioeconomic background, gender, and other factors. Designing a …
When looking back at the vision of the future in the 1950s and 1960s—think Epcot or The Jetsons—I’m always struck by how well this vision captured the spirit of what the future would look like, …
Author: Chase Nordengren
Topics: Assessment basics, Equity
Dr. Jim Soland, affiliated research fellow with NWEA and assistant professor at the University of Virginia, recently completed a research study exploring the connection between components of …
Author: Erin Ryan
Topics: Early learning, Research & thought leadership, Equity
This post is part of a three-part series on building an equitable curriculum.
In my last two posts, I’ve discussed the positive effects of equitable curriculum on all students and offered some …
Topics: Classroom tips, Equity
Do you have Spanish speakers in your school?
Teachers need help identifying what students in one-way and two-way dual language programs are ready to learn. They also need help knowing which kids …
Author: Melissa Stadtfeld
Topics: Early learning, MAP Spanish, Equity
At Khan Academy, our goal has always been to pinpoint where students are in their learning so we can help them close their learning gaps or move ahead if they’re ready to advance. We also want …
Author: Sal Khan
Topics: MAP Accelerator, Equity
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Lots of kids dread math. You can help them love it. Get advice on how from our Teach. Learn. Grow. math experts in our latest ebook.
There’s a lot policymakers can do to support schools during COVID-19. We talked with experts Evan Stone and LaTanya Pattillo about what to focus on during SY21–22.
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Effective literacy instruction must rely on the science of reading and best practices in balanced literacy.
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