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The Role of Cognitive Skills in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) are “three closely linked values held by many organizations that are working to be supportive of different groups of individuals, including people of different races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, genders and sexual orientations.”[1] As the McKinsey explainer that provided that definition of DEI elaborates, the business literature offers substantial evidence that diverse executive teams are connected to stronger financial p

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Educator Perspectives on Social and Emotional Learning Programs

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By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) continues to receive increasing attention in the world of education. In our informal conversations with principals and teachers and parents, we hadn’t discerned any particular patterns or consensus in approaches, and it made us curious to explore the subject a bit more broadly. We hope that others will find this summary of findings from the small survey we conducted and the trends we discerned as interesting and thought-provoking

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Discovery Education Enhances K-12 Platform with New Games, Interactives, Career Resources, and More to Nurture Student Curiosity

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Global EdTech leader Discovery Education announced the addition of new games, interactives, career resources and more to its award-winning K-12 learning platform, Discovery Education Experience. This new content nurtures student curiosity and supports educators’ efforts to engage all learners more deeply in instruction. Connecting educators to a vast collection of high-quality, standards-aligned content, ready-to-use digital lessons, intuitive quiz and activity creation tools, and professional

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Four Ways State Education Leaders Can Improve Math Achievement

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By Tim Hudson Even though reading curricula and achievement are currently the top educational priorities across much of the U.S., math achievement has declined worse than reading as a result of the pandemic. This ongoing math challenge is too broad and important to be addressed solely at the classroom, school, and district levels; state education leaders must continue taking steps to ensure we improve student success and teacher support in PK-12 mathematics.

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Higher Learning is Preparing for the World of AI

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By Kiran Kodithala and Lee Lambert Five hundred years ago, Nicolaus Copernicus posited a heliocentric model that stated the Earth evolved around the sun. He published his handwritten manuscript in 1543, setting off what some historians would call the Copernican Revolution. Throughout history, humankind has introduced new innovations that challenge the established orthodoxy of the time.

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A Decade of Brilliance: Meet the Science Educator Driving Innovation in Texas

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The strength of our Dynamic Science curriculum comes from our partnership with Science authors and editors all across Texas. That’s why we’re introducing our Meet the Authors’ Series so you can get to know the people who created our unique Science content for Texas learners. Our third interview is with Michael Claypool. Michael is an innovative science educator with nearly a decade of classroom experience, and we’re so excited to share this interview between Robyn Shulman and Michael

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Curing Learning Indigestion – Three Solutions to Overly Full Plates

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By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark “Our district is currently doing a lot of work to implement STEM (or AI, new technology, etc.), and our teachers feel like they are constantly having things added to their plates while nothing is removed.” If we have heard that comment once in the past few years, we have heard it hundreds, if not thousands, of times. It is as if our education system has confused more with better.

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