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We’re glad you’ve found The ASCD Blog. We hope you will find this a place you’ll want to visit often.

You’ll find lots of different kinds of content here. After all, we’ve got lots of territory to cover. For everyone who cares about education, learning, and teaching, we’ll be addressing the issues and trends—the topics, controversies, best practices, people, and viewpoints — that shape schools and schooling worldwide. The blog will also focus on the public-policy issues — legislation, regulation, funding, and maybe even the partisan debates — that affect how the worlds of government and education intersect. And we’ll always be on the lookout for resources that can help educators help children learn.

There are two ways you can participate in this blog. If you’re happy having tons of information sent your way, just sit back and read. The blog’s regular updates will keep you informed and connected with what’s going in the broad educational universe.

If, on the other hand, you think your views on whatever we happen to cover here might matter just as much as ours, we invite you become an active participant. ASCD wants to tap into the creativity, passion, and smarts of the worldwide education community. At the end of every blog entry, you’ll find a link you can click to add your two cents.

Please do join in the conversation!

  • React. Let us know what you think about what we write about.
  • Amplify. Tell how it really works in your school or school system.
  • Extend. Add a perspective that hasn’t shown up yet.
  • Share. Provide relevant Web sites and other resources.
  • Debate. Sound off, criticize, or refute. Heck, you can even praise if you are so inclined.

Within the bounds of collegiality and good taste, you can pretty much say whatever’s on your mind.

So please bookmark this page and return often. With your help, The ASCD Blog can become a great resource to the education profession.

Let’s get the ball rolling!

What issues, trends, and practices do think we ought to cover in The ASCD Blog? Why? Click on “Comments” below to weigh in.