Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Peer into the Future for In-Person PD Opportunities

One the great strengths of ASCD’s professional development resources is that educators can engage their peers either online or in-person. Online, you can connect...

Fisher & Frey: Feed-Up, Feedback, & Feed-Forward

In their Saturday session, "Feed-Up, Feedback, and Feed-Forward," Doug Fisher and Nancy Frey talk about teachers spending WAY too much time on feedback. "Feedback...

7 Things to Know about ASCD’s 2012 Fall Conference

We have a theory here at ASCD that all educators are leaders—from the preservice teachers still learning about the best strategies for classroom management...

Donovan Dishes on “How Students Learn”

"New knowledge is built on a foundation of existing knowledge and experience. However, everyday conceptions are resilient and must be actively engaged." In other...

Principal Kafele On Closing the Other Gaps

In a conference focused on closing achievement gaps once for all, Newark Tech High School principal Baruti Kafele took a different stance. Speaking about...

Cs the Day with Toliver

"We keep talking about the gap. We create the gap when we try to move kids too fast, and we don't start where kids...

Identifying At-Risk Students

Research shows that 9th grade is the make-or-break year for turning around students at risk of dropping out. In her Sunday morning session, "Graduation...

Wiggins Says to Pace for Goals, Not Coverage

We sat down with Grant Wiggins to talk about his session, Making Room in the Syllabus for Formative Assessments and Inevitable Adjustments. Here's what...

Which Words Invite Students to Learn?

Teacher langauge can powerfully influence how students see themselves as learners. ASCD author Jenny Edwards shared several tips from her book, Inviting Students to...

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