Changing the Way We Look at Change: Change the Frame, Change the Game

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By Veronica McDermott and Yvette Jackson Educators tingle from head to toe when learners leave the lesson saying, “Well, you really gave me a lot...

Honor the Strengths of Neurodiverse Students

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At the end of last month, you heard from authors Thomas Armstrong about his new book, Neurodiversity in the Classroom: Strength-Based Strategies to Help...

Myth of Bell-to-Bell Instruction Vs. “Golden Rule of 15 Minutes”

Many teachers have been told to teach from bell to bell. Unfortunately, some teachers believe this means they must stand and deliver in front...

Three Essentials for Improving Student Learning

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Ask a room full of educators, “What is essential for schools?” and you’re bound to spark a passionate debate. In his book Focus:...

How Do I Prepare My Students for the Real World?

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Veteran school leader and popular Educational Leadership columnist Thomas R. Hoerr answers precisely this question in Fostering Grit, his forthcoming short-format ASCD AriasTM publication. This...

Lincoln: Lawyer, Legislator, President, Model for Today’s Educators

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Editor's note: With the recent release of Steven Spielberg's critically-acclaimed film, Lincoln, we're taking a look back at ASCD's 2010 book, Learning from Lincoln: Leadership...

Teaching Students to Use Thinking Skills Independently

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After virtually attending Robyn Jackson’s #ASCD12 session, "Overcoming Resistance to Rigor," I followed up with her ASCD webinar How to Plan Rigorous Instruction.  Both...

Book Giveaway: Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind

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In his new book, Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind: Practical Strategies for Raising Achievement, brain expert and best-selling author Eric Jensen emphasizes the...

How Do Fearless Leaders Approach Common Core Standards?

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Fearless leaders embrace the goals reflected in the Common Core State Standards by "gifting" each student with the learning experiences and opportunities that were...

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