The newly launched nonprofit Open Up Resources offers openly licensed, standards-aligned educational resources that are accessible to all students, regardless of first language or special needs.
By: Blake Beus. Higher education organizations curating content effectively are seeing the benefits of more engaged, connected learners. Here are several strategies for delivering curated content that highered students will value.
By: Gillian Judson. Since emotion directs learning, but doesn't often take center stage in curriculum discussions, here are three toolkits to help teachers engage emotion with their curriculum content for more powerful student learning.
Place-Based Education (PBE) is a learning approach that utilizes geography to create authentic, meaningful and engaging personalized learning for students. We have set out on a journey to learn more about what it is, why it works and who is doing it.
By: Idit Harel. If computer science education is necessary for next-gen student success, then it should not be treated like a privilege but rather a core piece of curriculum on the level of traditional literacy and math classes.
By: Susan Santone. Cultural relevance and social action can help kids shift the narrative of their lives and futures, encouraging their optimism, agency and collaboration--all elements of the growth mindsets needed for academic and SEL development.
By: Patrice Glancey. In transitioning a school to competency-based education, an educator and curriculum consultant shares how the fire of change must start from within with teacher-leaders.
This paper explores the importance of teachers as curriculum designers, and how Literacy Design Collaborative helps support collaborative curriculum design while also providing important teacher professional development.
Just as UX designers design apps to be easy and pleasing to use, we can design our course experiences in ways that facilitate student learning most effectively using the “LEMErS” principles. It is more apparent than ever that we should build our curricula around story, which is one of the central tenets of good UX design.