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Educational LeadershipMarch 2015 / Volume 72, Number 6Culturally Diverse Classrooms
Inviting All Students to Learn Hilary Dack and Carol Ann TomlinsonHow to differentiate instruction without stereotyping students.
The Problem We Still Live With Bárbara C. CruzCivil dialogue has become an endangered practice, yet it is very teachable.
What It Takes for English Learners to SucceedJana Echevarria, Nancy Frey, and Doug FisherA growing research base suggests ways teachers can facilitate English learners’ access to the core curriculum.
The Story Behind Ferguson Richard RothsteinA look at the policies that have led to segregated neighborhoods—and why we need to teach students about racial history.
Equity Literacy for AllPaul C. Gorski and Katy SwalwellTeaching through the lens of equity requires looking closely at curriculum and culture.
Homeless—And Doubled Up Vicky DillWhen students live in crowded, chaotic conditions, they may feel no place is home.
Border Kids in the Home of the Brave Susan Zimmerman-Orozco As an influx of immigrant students pours into local schools—some traumatized, some without formal schooling—schools reach for ways to support them.
Special Topic: Still Teaching in Spite of It AllSonia Nieto Teachers who haven’t abandoned their profession tell why they think it is so worthwhile to stay.
Rethinking Bilingual InstructionPatricia GándaraThe benefits of bilingualism range from academic to economic, social to political, intellectual to psychological.
What Latino Students Want from School Jason G. Irizarry What marginalizes students at school, and what helps them feel they belong?
COLUMNS / DEPARTMENTS
Perspectives/Our Schools, Our SelvesMarge SchererListen to the audio version.
Research Says/Simple Interventions Boost Self-EsteemBryan Goodwin“Stealthy” actions can reinforce a student’s self-worth.
Show & Tell: A Video Column/Meaningful Vocabulary Learning Doug Fisher and Nancy FreyHow to close the word gaps that persist for many children.
Power Up!/The Culturally Proficient TechnologistDoug JohnsonTech-savvy strategies to reach students from all backgrounds.
Principal Connection/Responding to FergusonThomas R. HoerrWhen a community is hurt and fearful, how does a school begin a dialogue?
One to Grow On/The Caring Teacher’s ManifestoCarol Ann TomlinsonWhat it means to care about—and care for—all students
Tell Me AboutAn Experience That Gave You Insight into Diversity
Index to Advertisers
ASCD Community in Action
ASCD Events Calendar
EL TakeawaysWhat We Need to Know About Diversity
EL Study GuideTeresa Preston
“The Place That I Call Home”Linda Christensen A unit on gentrification opens students’ eyes to how their neighborhood was built, dismantled, and built again.
Making Diverse Classrooms Safer for Learning Margery B. Ginsberg Insights on how cultural values shape perspectives on efficiency, punctuality, individuality, and more.
A Welcome for Every StudentKaren N. Nemeth How to send the message that all are respected at school.
Engaging Parents as CoteachersZoila Tazi, Amanda M. Gunning, and Meghan E. Marrero A program for both Spanish-speaking and English-speaking families introduces science activities that kids and parents try at home.
Teaching “Ferguson”Stephanie TeachoutAn elementary school guides its students to talk respectfully about race.
Inservice Guest BloggersVicky Dill and Linda Christensen
EL Video InterviewMargery B. Ginsberg explains how educators can identify and respect diverse cultural norms that students may bring to the classroom.
Watch This SpotLearn how reading aloud encourages ELLs to write in English in this clip from Raising the Literacy Achievement of English Language Learners.
Educational LeadershipSeptember 2016 / Volume 74, Number 1Relationships First
What to Do in Week One? Rick Wormeli The first days of school set the learning dynamic for the year ahead.
Correcting Our Connecting Eric Toshalis Are you demanding trust too soon? How do you respond to anger? Questions to ask to make your student outreach more effective.
Unlocking Boys’ Potential Michael C. ReichertHow to help boys want to learn from you.
The Trauma-Sensitive Teacher Susan E. Craig Insights on how trauma influences the brain—and how to reach children suffering from its aftermath.
More Than a Safe Space Michael Sadowski What LGBTQ students seek is what every student deserves: safety and belonging.
Helping Black and Latino Males SucceedRobert Jackson Lessons about pride, insecurity, and the need to be respected.
Building Bridges with Students Who Have ADHDLisa Medoff Tips on how to reach kids whose behavior might puzzle you.
Let Care Shine Through Elizabeth Bondy and Elyse HambacherCaring for students is a moral imperative, a way to take steps toward social justice.
The Principal Factor Tim WesterbergFrom being visible to modeling respect, these six principles for principals are central.
Choosing to Be Positive Stephanie M. Jones, Rebecca Bailey, Gretchen Brion-Meisels, and Ann ParteeHow to handle those moments when you must decide: How should I address this behavior?
Classrooms that Put People First John HaywardIdeas to abide by as you continue to get to know your students.
What My Refugee Students Taught Me Sidney Brown Justice was the theme that year; building bridges, the challenge.
Perspectives/How Does Trust Happen?Marge Scherer
Research Matters/“High Touch” Is Crucial for “High Tech” Students Bryan GoodwinThe cyber generation needs more than online-only connections.
Show & Tell: A Video Column/2 x 10 Conversations Doug Fisher and Nancy FreyIn two minutes a day, you can begin a problem-solving process for improving behavior.
The Techy Teacher/Don’t Waste the First WeekCatlin TuckerSome low- and medium-tech ways to break the ice.
Principal Connection/New School Year Resolutions Thomas R. HoerrIf you want to achieve your new initiatives, share your new ideas.
One to Grow On/Fox Taming and TeachingCarol Ann TomlinsonWhat the fox taught the child and vice versa.
EL Takeaways/The 4th R: Relationships
Tokens of ConnectionTheresa Crowley Tools to use one-on-one with students, especially those who may lack trust.
Take a Tip from the CubsJames Fornaciari Help your kids develop a mission, work as a team, and recapture the joy of learning.
Cs for Effective TeachingChristopher EmdinHow building positive relationships and creating an academically challenging classroom go hand in hand.
One Chapter at a TimeCherish R. Skinker Her passion for To Kill a Mockingbird left a lasting impression on her students.
Tell Me About. . .How you connected with a hard-to-reach student.
EL Study GuideKim Greene
EL Interview Baruti Kafele talks about the benefits of the Young Men’s Empowerment Program and how teachers can build relationships with students whose backgrounds differ from their own.
Inservice Guest BloggersMichael Sadowski and Lisa Medoff