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The Nationwide Reading Struggle

The Nationwide Reading Struggle Jan. 19, 2023  ◊  By Studies Weekly Even before the start of the pandemic, national reading scores were dropping. Now, with schools back in-person, many teachers are seeing the toll the pandemic took on students’ reading abilities. The 2022 National Assessment of Educational Progress showed that math and science reading test…

Studies Weekly Fall Summit 2022

Overcoming Learning Loss: Studies Weekly Summit Recap

Overcoming Learning Loss: Studies Weekly Summit Recap Studies Weekly partners came from across the country to Silicon Slopes, Utah, to attend the 2022 Studies Weekly Summit and receive professional development training on overcoming learning loss in their school districts. They networked, shared ideas, and gained valuable strategies to take back to their districts. Charlie Perryman,…

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Comprehensive vs. Supplemental Instructional Materials

Comprehensive vs. Supplemental Instructional Materials What is the difference between comprehensive and supplemental learning materials? What are comprehensive instructional materials? A comprehensive curriculum, also called core and basal, is a primary instructional resource designed for a specific content area. It is a full course that addresses all, or nearly all, of the standards and foundational…

Teachers participate in curriculum-based professional development training

Why Teachers Need Curriculum-Based Professional Development to Improve Student Learning

Why Teachers Need Curriculum-Based Professional Development to Improve Student Learning You find a stellar curriculum that will take your district to new heights, but how do you guarantee your teachers will use it? A study published in Professional Development in Education shows that teachers implement a new program better when they receive curriculum-based professional development…