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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.
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
September 2018, Volume 76, Number 1Classroom Management Reimagined