ASCD podcasts

Inclusive Learning: Meeting Each Student's Special Needs

Creating an inclusive environment where each student feels safe and supported in an engaging and...

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School Environments: Transforming Learning Spaces

Schools that take a whole child approach to education are conscious of the intersection between...

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Beyond Our Halls and Walls: Getting to Community Engagement

There is much talk about the need for community involvement in educating the whole child. But,...

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The Middle Grades: Zits, Braces, and Hormones

The middle grades are a complex, challenging, and confusing time for adolescents and for adults...

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Ready and Able: An Interivew with Jay Mathews

In this episode of the Whole Child Podcast, host Molly McCloskey, managing director of Whole...

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Ready and Able: College, Career, and Citizenship in the 21st Century

The demands of meeting all district, state, and national requirements often seem to leave no time...

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Teaching in a Digital World: Connecting and Empowering the Whole Child

Unfortunately, unchecked and unfocused use of technology can result in students disconnecting...

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PE, Recess, and Beyond: The Implications of Movement

This episode of the Whole Child Podcast examines the research about the need for physical...

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Applying Developmental Science to Impact Teaching and Learning

Developing successful learners who are prepared for success in college or further study and for...

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The Critical Role of the Arts Throughout a Whole Child Education

The arts play an essential role in providing each student with a well-rounded education that...

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A Whole Child Approach to Addressing Bullying

A school and community that do not address bullying cannot ensure that each student is healthy,...

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One Size Doesn't Fit All: Teachers Share Strategies to Engage Parents and Families

Educators often mention engaging families and the broader community as the ideal -- not only in...

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The Whole Child Needs a Whole Teacher

Educators who start off the year with energy and enthusiasm often find that it fades gradually or...

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Summer Learning and Development

On this episode of the Whole Child Podcast, we look at how schools and communities are working to...

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Developing Principals to Lead a Whole Child School

Download the May Whole Child Podcast to learn more about building the capacity of principals to...

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Future Directions: Examining the Blueprint for Reauthorizing ESEA

The federal government recently released the blueprint for reauthorizing the Elementary and...

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Putting Vision into Action for the Whole Child

This episode of the Whole Child Podcast was recorded live at ASCD's Annual Conference on March 7,...

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School Climate: Developing the Quality and Character of School Life

How can schools develop a positive school climate that fosters teaching, learning, and the...

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Meeting Students Where They Are: Preparing Them for What's Next

Each student brings a unique set of interests, needs, strengths, and circumstances to school and...

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Beyond the Test Bubble: Accountability, Expectations, and Planning

How can we hold schools accountable, while ensuring that students receive a rich education,...

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