If a curriculum can be accused--groundlessly--of being both too favorable and too hostile to whites, officials will avoid specifying ANY content.
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The standard small-group rotation approach creates background noise that interferes with learning.
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They could lead educators to believe--mistakenly--that the standard approach to teaching comprehension works just fine.
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Gestures can help kids learn and remember new concepts, if they're used judiciously and in conjunction with a content-rich curriculum.
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The idea that there's a strict separation between reading and math may be holding many kids back.
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The tests prop up an education regime that tries to test and teach reading comprehension in isolation from content--which can't be done.
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Some states are incentivizing schools to teach systematic phonics AND build kids' academic knowledge and vocabulary.
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Proposed changes to a federal grant program could be tweaked to encourage innovations backed by cognitive science
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