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Written by Sean Slade Education is a human endeavor. It prepares the individual for life...

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Recently, we’ve seen a number of institutions of higher education begin taking steps to diversify their school environments. Unfortunately, we haven’t seen the same...

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5 Steps to Finding Success in Your New Role

Last Spring I found myself in a place countless educators have experienced and will experience in their career: a job posting for a position...

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It’s important to reflect on three foundational literacy concepts and questions when developing students’ skills in reading, writing and thinking. Reading is not a subject-...
Get Inspired With The Best Education Podcasts Of 2016

Get Inspired With The Best Education Podcasts Of 2016

In 2016, we partnered with BAM! Radio Network to launch a new podcast for educators, ASCD Learn Teach Lead Radio. Each episode is an...
How to use your voice to advocate for education in 2017

Coming in Loud and Clear: Using Your Voice to Advocate for Education in 2017

The metaphor of public education as a factory is a common trope. In an industrial model, schools are factories designed to mold students into...
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6 Strategies to Help Prevent Burnout

Teaching is hard...I mean really hard.  We leave our teacher preparation programs with these Pollyanna dreams and hopes about what we want to do...

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