Academics


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Pop culture hooks kids on lessons in Chicago, California

Teachers have found that using pop culture devices, such as songs, videos, and poems, can often help engage students in lessons. Furthermore, teachers have the flexibility to modify those lesson plans as their students need.




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Iowa district considers expanding math curriculum

As we push algebra into lower grades, this creates a need at the top of the math curriculum in high schools for instructors who can teach higher math skills, as Waukee Public Schools are now finding out.




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Bias detected in pre-election polls

The pre-election polls turned out to be biased a little, and we take a look at how teachers can incorporate some of this information into lessons in statistics and probability as defined in the US Common Core.