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Write for Education Update


Education Update is the official member newsletter of ASCD, reaching nearly 115,000 members. The newsletter focuses on trends in K–12 education, instructional and leadership practices, and new research that informs learning and teaching. Education Update also covers important association news and events. Education … Continue reading

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Upgrade Your Teaching: Understanding by Design Meets Neuroscience


How can educators leverage neuroscience research about how the human brain learns? How can we use this information to improve curriculum, instruction, and assessment so our students achieve deep learning and understanding in all subject areas? Upgrade Your Teaching: Understanding by … Continue reading

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Getting Back to Blogging


Five years is a pretty long break and I wondered whether it’d be better to reinvent, retitle, rebrand… or what. I decided to just return. Also I owe those who’ve been here before an apology for the extended hiatus and … Continue reading

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Avoid the Danger of Complacency


Complacency is dangerous no matter what type of school you send your children to. Private school, public school, homeschool… there’s nothing inherently wrong with any of them, and whatever works best for your family works. Every family is different. Public … Continue reading

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Quiz: What kind of educator are you?


http://www.ascd.org/professional-development/educator-profile-quiz.aspx I am a NURTURER MY EDUCATOR PROFILE My motto: “How can I help?” Favorite food: Comfort foods “You enjoy helping others, and nothing makes you happier than seeing your students reach their potential and learn about their world. You … Continue reading

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Grade Smarter This Coming School Year


Use this study guide before or after you have read the book, or as you finish each chapter. The study questions provided are not meant to cover all aspects of the book, but, rather, to address specific ideas that might … Continue reading

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Stop Summer Slide


Tips to Stop Summer Slide 1. Stay in Touch with Students It doesn’t even have to be on academic terms. Staying in touch with your students can help them in a variety of ways, from learning to continue professional relationships, … Continue reading

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