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Educational LeadershipMarch 2016 / Volume 73, Number 6Learning for Life
Lifeworthy LearningDavid N. PerkinsIn an expanding education universe, how do we decide what to teach?
Four Predictions for Students’ TomorrowsErik PalmerNo sci-fi here, just a bold vision of what students will need in their lifetimes.
Tools for Smarter ThinkingRichard E. NisbettA plea to sprinkle critical thinking—and common sense—throughout the curriculum.
The Question Each Citizen Must Ask Peter LevineThe point is not to merely think and talk, but to change the world.
College Readiness for All?Frederick M. HessWhy this slogan does not really help schools aim high.
Navigating CollegeRichard ArumPreparing students to enter college is one thing; making sure they make the most of the experience is another.
The Community College OptionJames E. Rosenbaum, Caitlin Ahearn, and Janet RosenbaumStudents should be aware of the career benefits of completing community college.
Do We Value Caring?Richard Weissbourd and Trisha Ross AndersonThere is a troubling gap between the values adults say they hold and those that students believe their families consider important.
Hard Thinking about Soft SkillsGuy Claxton, Arthur L. Costa, and Bena KallickCognitively demanding habits like curiosity and self-reflection are as important as technical skills.
It’s a Project-Based WorldJohn LarmerProjects empower and challenge students and give them a glimpse of possible futures.
Home-Grown CitizensSarah Anderson and Anne GurneeHow to connect students to the “think global, act local” philosophy.
COLUMNS / DEPARTMENTS
Perspectives/Tough ChoicesMarge Scherer
Research Says/The X Factor in College SuccessBryan Goodwin with Heather HeinWhen it comes to predicting a student’s success in college, high school GPAs are not the major indicator.
Show & Tell: A Video Column/Transfer Goals for Deeper LearningDoug Fisher and Nancy FreyBeyond teaching them skills, we need to show students how to transfer learning. Watch the video.
The Techy Teacher/Modeling Lifelong LearningCatlin TuckerTo encourage kids to be learners for life, teachers have to sign up, too.
Principal Connection/Multiple Ways to LearnThomas R. HoerrWill ESSA help us value all intelligences?
One to Grow On/Mileposts of a Meaningful LifeCarol Ann TomlinsonWe will know we have taught well when our students believe in learning.
Tell Me About/How You Help Students Gain Life Skills
Index to Advertisers
ASCD Community in Action
EL Takeaways/Seven Points to Ponder about Lifelong Learning
Homeless and College-BoundVicky S. Dill and Cyekeia LeeHow educators help students in poverty realize the futures they dream of.
When Students Take the LeadEric HardieWho knew that getting a 3D-printer would spur a cell phone case business?
Getting Career Skills into the CurriculumLaura Cook, Barb Dill-Varga, Kim Jablonski, and Rebecca StewartCareer and technical ed programs geared to certifications give students a head start.
Children’s Thinking Takes FlightJudy Harris HelmTwenty-first century learning for preschoolers involves urging them each day to think on their own.
Insights from the World of WorkMichael KrisIn this action research project, middle school teachers interviewed business leaders about skills students need.
EL Study GuideNaomi Thiers
EL InterviewErik Palmer talks about skills no future adult should be without.