Trends in Curriculum

It Is All About You! Bring Your Personality and Interests Into the Classroom – Education Article

We all want to make learning more meaningful and authentic, One way to do that is by connecting learning to the world beyond school. The easiest way to do that is by bringing yourself—your personality and your interests—into the classroom. That’s right. In addition to differentiating our students, it’s also vital that we differentiate ourselves as we work to increase the level of student engagement. My recent nationwide student engagement survey of sixth through twelfth graders revealed that students are engaged…

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Art (and Art Teachers) Have Power – Education Article

Allison Richo “What are you going to do with that?” It’s a question college students and newly minted college graduates often hear from family and friends. For Allison Richo, who finished college in the 1980s, the that” was an art degree. Today, she holds a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Spelman College in Atlanta, Ga., and for the last 25 years has helped high school students in Prince Georges County, Md., see the world through artistic eyes. “It’s been…

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