Four Key Take-Aways for PBL in the ELA Classroom

This past Monday, I had the honor of hosting an #engchat on the topic "Project-Based Learning (PBL) in the English/Language Arts (ELA)  classroom." During the...

Formative Assessment Paves the Way!

 by Jennifer Beasley When going on any journey in life, it is nice to know your destination. In the classroom, our destination is the goal...

Moving the Common Core State Standards from Adoption to Implementation to Sustainability

This blog post is cross-posted on The Hunt Institute’s blog, The Intersection. If you’re an educator in one of the 46 states that has adopted...

5 Top Resources for Aligning Your Social Studies Curricula to the Common Core

Social studies supervisors and teachers across the country are revising their unit plans to meet their state’s content standards, as well as, the Common...

Tips to Relieve Your Common Core Pain Points

By: Ann Cunningham-Morris, ASCD Director, Professional Learning Services and Andrew Miller, ASCD Faculty While implementing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), many educators—both in leadership...

How School Leaders Can Successfully Implement the Common Core State Standards

Sue Z. Beers has been a middle and high school teacher, coach, and K–12 curriculum director. She currently serves as the director of the...

Growing with the Common Core State Standards

As a former high school teacher, I most looked forward to returning in the fall and seeing how much students changed over the summer....

A Big Idea in Education That May Have Been Wrong All Along

What if by leveling children—specifically in the elementary classroom—we as educators have been inadvertently setting up students (specifically those “struggling” readers) to perpetually be behind?

Checking in with Common Core Implementation in New Hampshire

ASCD asked some of our affiliate leaders to tell us how the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) has been going in...

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A Better Interview Process

Hiring the right staff in education can be daunting. Here are some tips for conquering the challenge.

Should students handwrite or type notes in class? Studies offer conflicting recommendations

Students retain more information when they take notes by hand instead of typing them on a laptop. At least that’s according to one widely cited study published in the journal of Psychological Science. But a new EdSurge article raises issue with those...

Use focus to tackle the leadership learning curve

By Rachael George, Kourtney Ferrua, and Kate Barker *This is the second in a series of four posts on navigating the leadership learning curve. Find...