Support Student Learning this Quarter

September 27, 2017
Some of you have asked how you might prepare to best support student learning and discussion in the classroom this quarter. Some are asking this because of concerns that emerge from our current political and cultural climate. Others of you want to make sure you are using the most effective teaching strategies to facilitate learning for our students who have diverse cultural backgrounds and academic experiences.

California K-12 Curriculum Becomes More Historically Accurate With Help From UC Davis

August 31, 2017
Curriculum content writers reframe the way elementary school teachers cover California's multicultural and complex history. This framework suggests alternative lessons for fourth-graders. They include inquiry-based activities that are designed to help students investigate the past by examining primary sources — documents and other artifacts from the period itself.