Getting Students Started Making Movies

In his "Tech for Teachers" column, Video Cameras Offer a New Picture of Student Learning, instructional technology consultant and library media specialist Jason Bedell...

How Do Fearless Leaders Approach Common Core Standards?

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

How to Identify, Prevent, and Respond to Cyberbullying

What is cyberbullying and how many students experience it? What are the warning signs, that educators and peers can be alert to, that a...

Stories Change You and Change History

"Novels have helped shape the minds of thought leaders across history," and thus, have shaped the actual course of history. If Darwin's theories were...

Educational Leadership Is My Just-in-Time Resource

Dallas Dance, 2009 ASCD Outstanding Young Educator Award honoree and chief school officer at Houston Independent School District on one of last year's most...

Using Mobile Devices to Improve Feedback Between Teachers & Principals

"As principals, the quickest way to help students is to give teachers really good feedback." However,  2010 Outstanding Young Educator Brian Nichols adds, the feedback principals...

Is Learning Being Redefined as Project-Based?

In India, definitions of learning are changing, says Bijal Damani, ASCD's 2009 Outstanding Young Educator. As more leaders see test proficiency as an inaccurate...

Keeping an Open Mind in School-Based PD

Differentiating instruction is not a set of strategies that can be duplicated from a text -- differentiating is about adapting what you already do in your classroom...

Preservice Teachers: Start Following Now

2010 Outstanding Young Educator honoree Kurtis Hewson works with preservice teachers in Canada. He says social networking benefits new teachers in ways that are...

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