Education is a human endeavor

By Sean Slade Education is a human endeavor. It prepares the individual for life and for the future. It prepares them to make informed decisions. It...

We are not the future, we are the present

By Ronn Nozoe "We are not the future, we are the present, and we’re not going anywhere" declared seventh grade student Prishtina Gashi at this week’s event celebrating the release of the...

We Live in Ecosystems Not Factories

We live in ecosystems not factories. We must educate in ecosystems not assembly lines. We’ve been saying this or words similar to this for a...

Whole Child for the Whole World: For Each Child and for the Common Good

For the past decade, ASCD has unrelentingly advocated for a whole child approach to education, a more hopeful, humanistic vision of education that aims...

Community Partnerships Accelerate Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning

More than 50 years ago, the distinguished education psychologist and author James P. Comer shook the education establishment by arguing that schools should expand...
Check out some ideas for being culturally responsive

Creating the Culturally Diverse Classroom

I’ll never forget the day that Leonardo, a high school student, asked the school photographer to “paint him white” when taking a picture of...
Through Unconditional Caring

Fostering Relationships Through Unconditional Caring

For students to be successful in school they must know the adults caring for them truly care.  The article titled “The Power of Positive...

The Myth of Unmotivation

First, let’s get something straight. Everyone is motivated about something. You were motivated to check your phone countless times today. Kids will spend hours...

5 Reasons You Can’t Miss The Whole Child Symposium on Confronting Inequity

While there are a multitude of reasons to come to any ASCD event, here are the five reasons you can’t miss ASCD’s Whole Child...

Stay connected

- Advertisement -

Latest Posts

Getting Back to the Future of Learning

Three questions to address as students and teachers return to the building.

The Surprising Gift That Teachers Really Want

Educators express which gifts gave them the most joy.

A Better Interview Process

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