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...annual Basic Arts Institute at the University of Alaska Southeast on Monday.Packaged as an "art kit," the ready-to-use curriculum includes a textbook, a jump drive with an electronic version of the text, laminated flash cards, and a copy of "Northwest...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-29/teaching-formline
Art
Tune in to nature

...biologists to gather data - can be applicable to a number of subjects, from ecology to earth science and math."We have curriculum, lesson plans and activities tied to standards," Bentz said. "It's not just 'Hey, let's go out in the woods and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-27/tune-nature
Local
Empire Editorial: Make good on UA system's strengths

...it involve cutting everything but that focus? Or will it involve something as simple as ensuring each campus uses the same curriculum and materials as the others, saving money through efficiency? We would hate to see UAS becoming nothing more than a teachers...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-22/empire-editorial-make-good-ua-systems
Opinion
My Turn: Marijuana before education: Pace of policy changes tell of importance

...and after seven years of fighting, my district cut millions of dollars, and good teachers went by the wayside as shiny curriculum replaced the human being.This letter is not about education. I recognize that the hook is misleading, but please bear...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-19/my-turn
Opinion
Couple selected to lead Juneau Dance Theatre

...pursue the art beyond high school. Staples such as the popular Theatre Dance, modern, zumba, and hip hop will round out the curriculum to be offered in Hench and Diana's debut season. In December, they will present a reimagined production of "The Nutcracker...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-15/couple-selected-lead-juneau-dance-theatre
Art
Alaska violence prevention coordinator recognized with national award

...male athletes. She also participated in the evaluation of a statewide violence prevention education program, the Fourth R curriculum, which is currently being taught in many middle school and high school classrooms in Alaska. Rausch helped build Alaska's...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-28/alaska-violence-prevention-coordina
Neighbors
JSD replaces texts that spurred protests

...texts from the Juneau School District's new Reading Wonders curriculum that were criticized for their sugarcoated portrayal of Native...to make sure we look at all materials before we order (curriculum) and put it in the classrooms," indicating such situations...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-08/jsd-replaces-texts-spurred-protests
Local
My Turn: From the privileged few to We the People

...R-Wasilla, is pushing legislation that would require Alaska school districts to develop an American constitutionalism history curriculum. Four years ago I argued that such a law wouldn't improve the civic mindedness of our youth. I still believe that's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-13/my-turn-privileged-few-we-people
Opinion
School board approves language arts curriculum purchase

A new elementary language arts curriculum purchase was approved Tuesday by...District Board of Education.The new curriculum was much discussed during the fiscal...committee voting to hold off on a new curriculum in favor of keeping more teachers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-11/school-board-approves-language-arts-cur
Local
High school principals want new curriculum

...Education budget meeting Wednesday, urging committee members to continue considering new curriculum.A potential new elementary language arts curriculum that would be standardized across the district was one of a few hot topics at the meeting...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-13/high-school-principals-want-new-curricu
Local

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