Tag Archives: Curriculum

OSU proposes new marine studies major | The Daily Barometer 

As part of Oregon State University’s Marine Studies Initiative, the OSU College of Liberal Arts is working to implement a new undergraduate major in marine studies. OSU currently offers a number of marine-focused degrees in the natural sciences, such as marine biology, fisheries and wildlife, environmental science and ocean sciences. In contrast, the proposed marine […]
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New tribal history curriculum ‘opens eyes’ of Lane County teachers

Teachers throughout the county came together this week to learn more about how to teach the state’s new tribal history curriculum, and they quickly found they had much to learn about Native American history and culture themselves. Educators from Eugene School District and Lane Education Service District invited teachers from all 16 school districts in […]
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Outdoor recreation program a success at OSU-Cascades

Many Oregon State University-Cascades students choose the school in part for all the outdoor opportunities that Central Oregon offers. Some even schedule their winter classes to maximize their powder turns at Mt. Bachelor ski area, a mere 20-mile drive from campus. Source: Outdoor recreation program a success at OSU-Cascades | Outdoors | bendbulletin.com

OSU-Cascades’ elementary education bachelor’s program tries to combat teacher shortage, train diverse workforce

Yadhira Chavez, a daughter of immigrants from Mexico, said she was partly inspired to become an elementary school teacher because her older brother struggled to learn English while attending school in Redmond. “He didn’t learn it at school, he had to learn it from his peers,” said Chavez, 21. “He’s the reason why I want […]
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GAPS to roll out Native curriculum in the fall | Local

In 2017, the Oregon Legislature passed Senate Bill 13, requiring school districts to include Native curriculum in K-12 classes and provide professional development surrounding teaching and implementation of the lesson plans. Source: GAPS to roll out Native curriculum in the fall | Local | democratherald.com

Oregon fails by not requiring civics

What good is a political system that empowers the people to govern themselves if they don’t have a basic understanding of how it works? It’s been more than 230 years since the United States Constitution was ratified, creating a government of, by and for the people. But in 2016, a survey by the Annenberg Public […]
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EOU trustees learn about new degree program

During its first regular meeting of the academic year on Thursday, the Eastern Oregon University Board of Trustees heard from faculty members who presented a new degree program that could bolster enrollment. With final approval expected this spring, the Sustainable Rural Systems students will learn about issues ranging from public health to public works, and […]
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Eugene students weigh in on how to teach Holocaust, genocide curriculum

“What is done cannot be undone, but one can prevent it happening again” is one of the more famous quotes uncovered in the diary of a 15-year-old Jewish girl who chronicled her life of hiding in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam during World War II. The story and legacy of Anne Frank is long-lasting — but nearly 75 […]
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Oregon Schools Slowly Rolling Out Indigenous Studies Curriculum

Inside a room at the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians’ new tribal community center are three framed sketch drawings by a Native artist. K’Ehleyr McNulty, the tribe’s youth development specialist, pointed to a drawing of a traditional Cow Creek home — a plankhouse, with planks partially in the ground. Source: Oregon Schools […]
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Interstate 5: Vancouver | Teaching About Genocide | Canton Grill – OPB’s Think Out Loud

We continue our series about Interstate 5 with Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle. She has been a vocal proponent of a new interstate bridge between Vancouver and Portland. Oregon will require school districts to start teaching about genocide in 2020. But the state’s curriculum standards and guidelines won’t be in place until 2025. We talk with an Oregon […]
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