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Curriculum and Academic Content

June 27, 2022

Rutherford County Schools Shine In Curriculum Implementation

Learn how Rutherford County Schools went all in with BetterLesson and OpenUp Resources to bring the acclaimed EL Education K-8 Language Arts Curriculum to their elementary schools. ...
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Student writes math problem.
Jennifer Doyle April 22, 2022

A Coach’s Favorite Strategies for Math Retention

Explore strategies that support math retention by building connections between topics, visualizing math ideas, and developing math understanding....
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Lindsay Lyons April 27, 2021

In Curriculum Design, Less is More

Instructional coach Lindsay Lyons advocates for a less is more approach in curriculum design to let students dive deeper and nurture their social-emotional health....
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Student writes math problem.
Shakiyya Bland February 9, 2021

Teaching Math Isn’t Just About Numbers. It’s About Us.

Master Teacher Shakiyya Bland shares her journey with mathematics and how math belongs to all of us, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, or ability....
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BetterLesson October 27, 2020

300+ Adobe Strategies to Foster Creativity and Student Engagement

These free Adobe instructional strategies for middle school, high school, and higher education work in distance, hybrid, or blended learning classrooms. They're designed to inspire students and teach the skills they need to succeed in school and in the future....
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BetterLesson October 6, 2020

PLPG Selects BetterLesson as a High-Quality PD Provider to Support Curriculum Adoption

BetterLesson is one of 16 featured in the first-ever Professional Learning Partner Guide (PLPG) - a free online tool that offers a rigorous analysis of PD providers....
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BetterLesson June 19, 2020

Juneteenth: Unlearning an Incomplete History of the United States

We must teach about holidays like Juneteenth to reconcile erasure in American history and give every student the chance to see themselves reflected in their education....
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Natalee Hawks December 4, 2019

Changing the American Indian Narrative in K-12 Instruction

From a teacher living and working on a Reservation in Montana, learn how to begin responsibly teaching K-12 Native American history. ...
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BetterLesson November 8, 2019

Master Teacher Stem Lesson Plans for National STEM Day

In honor of National STEM Day, we're bringing you lesson plans from three STEM Master Teachers. Check them out!...
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