ASCD podcasts

Early Childhood Education: Balancing Expectations and What Young Learners Really Need

What does "education" mean for our youngest learners? The first years of school are as important...

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Is Resilience the Secret to Student Success?

Resilience is more than a trait: it's a process that can and should be taught, learned, and...

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Make and Take the Time to Reflect, Refresh, and Recharge

Summer for educators is often a time to look back on the past year -- and look forward to the...

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The New Poverty: Dealing with Economic Change

In today’s global economic state, many families and children face reduced circumstances. What are...

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Walking in a Principal's Shoes

Principals are the key players in developing the climate, culture, and processes in their...

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Leveling and Raising the Playing Field

Many schools have made great strides in addressing students' needs, but some schools have gone...

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How Can We Make Our Schools Safer?

Safety is and will always be a fundamental concern for schools. What do we, as educators, believe...

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Great Expectations: Transforming Practice Through Common Core Implementation

We as educators have a unique opportunity to reset the playing field and make the Common Core...

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Fair and Effective Teacher Evaluation

Teacher effectiveness is dependent on accurate and fair evaluations, based on multiple measures,...

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Leading and Changing School Culture

Students are a part of the school community and can play powerful roles as leaders in a positive...

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Respecting and Reflecting School Culture

A positive school culture is the cornerstone of a good school and the foundation for school...

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What Does It Take for Children to Be Mentally Healthy?

A child's mental health is influenced by her biology, social and physical environment, and...

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Coordinated and Collaborative Responses to Diverse Student Needs

Essential to student success is access to personalized learning and support from qualified,...

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Whole Child Around the World: A Good School Is a Good School

Whether your school is in Berlin, Sydney, Ramallah, or Omaha, a whole child approach to education...

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Using Engaging Learning Strategies to Connect School to the Real World

Learning is active, engaging, and social. Students need to be engaged and motivated in their...

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The Future of Assessment

In this episode of the Whole Child Podcast, we discuss the future of assessment and how the...

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Assessment 101

The true measure of students' proficiency and readiness for college, career, and citizenship must...

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More than Just Gym: Integrating Movement Across the School Day

Research shows that kids who are physically active are not only healthier, but are also likely to...

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Building a Better School Community: Using PLCs to Support Student Success

Professional learning communities (PLCs) have emerged as perhaps the best, most agreed-on means...

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Partnerships Between Home and School: The Real Missing Link?

Families are a central source of children's learning and development, and their influence cannot...

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