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November 01, 2020Case Study: Olympic High School - Advanced Manufacturing and EngineeringType:
Case StudyTopics: College- Career- and Life-Readiness Curriculum & AssessmentAn award-winning career pathway academy designed to teach students about manufacturing processes, product design, robotics, and automation.
November 01, 2020A Bronze Bullet We Already Have: School LibrariesType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & Assessment District & School OperationsA different way to think of the role of the school librarian.
November 01, 2020Case Study: The Cherry Creek Innovation CampusType:
Case StudyTopics: College- Career- and Life-Readiness Curriculum & AssessmentA unique district facility housing an array of career pathway programs closely aligned with the employment and priority needs of local, state, and national businesses and corporations.
November 01, 2020Case Study: Denver Public Schools CareerConnect Apprenticeship ProgramType:
Case StudyTopics: College- Career- and Life-Readiness Curriculum & AssessmentAn immersive three-year experience in which students work for a company while attending school, gaining hands-on experience as an employee.
November 01, 2020Grading on the Health CurveType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & Assessment EthicsShould a school district adjust grading during the pandemic for equity purposes even if it hurts college applicants?
November 01, 2020Case Study: Tech Ready Apprenticeships for Careers in Kentucky (TRACK)Type:
Case StudyTopics: College- Career- and Life-Readiness Curriculum & AssessmentTRACK provides secondary students with career pathway opportunities into Registered Apprenticeship programs.
November 01, 2020Youth Apprenticeships ToolkitType:
ToolkitTopics: College- Career- and Life-Readiness Curriculum & Assessment District & School OperationsThis kit provides resources for secondary school and community college administrators to advocate for and build apprenticeship programs of their own.
October 01, 2020Challenges to Some Long-Running TraditionsType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & Assessment TechnologyAdaptations of teaching and learning in a remote environment.
October 01, 2020The Essential Role of Relationships and Emotional LifeType:
ArticleWhat should matter most in schooling isn’t the narrow focus on standardized tests data
September 01, 2020Democratizing Schools From the Inside OutType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & AssessmentBroadening civic education to connect participatory student learning to the wider world
September 01, 2020Fulfilling the Democratic Aims of EducationType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & AssessmentA systemic approach for generating learning opportunities for students’ informed participation in civic and political life
September 01, 2020Coming Back BetterType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & AssessmentAASA has been a guiding force in raising essential questions and staking out priorities before schools can reopen safely.
August 28, 2020K-8 Framework Readiness IndicatorsType:
Fact SheetTopics: College- Career- and Life-Readiness Curriculum & AssessmentThis fact sheet highlights key factors of AASA’s K-8 Framework Readiness Indicators.
August 01, 2020Beyond Episodic ComplianceType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & Assessment District & School OperationsHow three school districts are using accreditation to leverage continuous improvement in different ways
August 01, 2020An Evolution in K-12 School AccreditationType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & Assessment District & School Operations Leadership DevelopmentIn a quest for relevance, regional accrediting bodies move away from counting school library books to plotting paths for continuous growth
August 01, 20205 Misconceptions of High School AccreditationType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & Assessment District & School OperationsTwo insiders tout the value of peer reviews of practices of local school ecosystems
August 01, 2020Failure and RecoveryType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & Assessment District & School Operations EquityTwo school systems on what it requires to bounce back from accreditation setbacks
June 01, 2020Student Journalism as a Route to Civic EngagementType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & AssessmentAs superintendent in Lordstown, Ohio, Terry Armstrong promoted student journalism as a vehicle for civic learning.
June 01, 2020How Voice Empowers Personalized LearningType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & AssessmentThrough field-based experiences, the authors have identified four attributes for building a supportive culture inside schools
June 01, 2020Amplifying Student Voice Through Their PublicationsType:
ArticleTopics: Curriculum & AssessmentAmy Besler, director of secondary education in Elk Grove, Calif., sees major upsides to encouraging students to exercise their voices through school publications.
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