In tougher tests, Juneau students beat state average

...reflection of the short time that passed from when the new standards were adopted to when the test was administered. Entire curriculums over several grade levels required readjusting; students were only exposed to the new standards for instruction for one...
Inupiaq woman joins traditional tattooing movement in Inupiaq language and Alaska Native studies. She now teaches Inupiaq language in Nome and creates culturally relevant curricula. She plans to get her Ph.D."Not because I want to be known as Dr. Marjorie Tahbone - it's because I want to beat...
Teachers dance their way into integrating arts

Teachers from across Alaska have spent the last two weeks in Juneau learning how to integrate art into their curriculums to help students learn better.The program, "Basic Arts Institute - An Interdisciplinary Continuum: Storytelling from Ancient...
JSD wants input on language lessons

...three language arts curricula under consideration by the district.Curriculum has been a divisive...26-member district curriculum committee including...samples of the curricula in January and...district reviews its curricula every six years...WondersThe McGraw-Hill curriculum is organized around...
The art of teaching

...integrate the arts into their curriculums - for every subject and for...period, he said; fusing curriculums is one solution.In partnership...authored "Comics in your Curriculum", will visit the district...poetry throughout the K-8 curriculum.The grant will provide...
My Turn: Misappropriating a people's history

Should school curricula be modified "based solely on objections...also applies to a high school history curricula being debated across the country...voted to remove the books from the curriculum. Ted Wilson, the district's director...
Candidate profile: Jeff Redmond, school board between two possible curriculum segments, or which comes...part of health education curriculum for students?At risk of...specialized schools and alternative curriculums. That being said, early...beyond that the cost of these curriculums are cheap (or free), universal...
Gelbrich resignation letter: 'Change is needed'

...Board of Education, Superintendent Glenn Gelbrich urged the board to stick to its guns in rallying behind the push for new curricula.Gelbrich handed in the letter of resignation to the board March 13, and announced his plans two days later to leave the...
A brighter future with the arts

...We've seen and supported schools where they have an arts curriculum specifically to teach science and math," Chu said. "For...scores shot up and the first ones to notice what these arts curriculums were doing were the science teachers."There is integral...
Math, Science teachers to get a taste of Sitka

...recent step is "changing the playing field.""We have changes all the time and we have new directions all the time - new curricula and that kind of thing - but I think right now it's the volume of changes - there's a lot of them and they're across...


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