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The art of teaching

...integrate the arts into their curriculums - for every subject and for every grade.JSD Director of Teaching and Learning Ted Wilson said the program, called "Artful Teaching," will include training that is place-based and culturally relevant...
Miller's contract extended to 2018

...Not doing so, after a great success, "didn't seem like the right message to send to kids," Miller said.? Ted Wilson, director of teaching and learning, highlighted department news: Secondary math textbooks are arriving, Wilson reported...
For grad rates, numbers don't tell whole story

...them for high school, so they enter on an even playing field and are able to succeed that freshman, sophomore year."Ted Wilson, director of teaching and learning, said some of the work the district has in motion for the new school year includes...
New math adds up for board

...curriculum will get an update as well. The document is nearly complete, according to Director of Teaching and Learning Ted Wilson. It should come before the board in May. Also discussed at the regular board meeting:? Cultural learning, including middle...
JSD replaces texts that spurred protests a manner appropriate for fourth-grade readers."I want to thank everyone who served on the committee," said Ted Wilson, Director of Teaching and Learning Support, who facilitated the challenge to the Reading Wonders texts. "Members...
JSD considers bullying prevention, intervention

...priority for the Juneau School District. Director of Student Services Bridget Weiss and Director of Teaching and Learning Ted Wilson presented to the Juneau Board of Education at its regular meeting on Tuesday strategies to improve school climate and...
Committee recommends new math texts meeting state standards

...struggle with language, reading or a learning disability.Juneau School District Director of Teaching and Learning Ted Wilson brought a stack of the textbooks to Tuesday's regular school board meeting to share. "Students found that Big Ideas...
School board approves charter school contract

...had further clarified its policies and Superintendent Mark Miller confirmed that he, Director of Teaching and Learning Ted Wilson and Chief of Staff Kristin Bartlett had reviewed the policies to assure they do not violate JSD policies. Also discussed...
AMPed over new testing

...computers and reflecting changes to state standards of education.Juneau School District Director of Teaching and Learning Ted Wilson said the district was pleased with how it went."It went better than we actually expected it to go," he said.Alaska...
Alternative Erin's Law bill gets first hearing

...mouth is and not just pass this bill for a "feel-good moment."Juneau School District Teaching and Learning Director Ted Wilson said district administration has "not had any conversation" about implementation of Erin's Law. Other Alaska school...
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