Brain Research

This article explores several strategies to help students build the skills needed to be self-directed learners. The author, an experienced… Read More »

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Teaching Students to Think About Thinking

The articles in this issue of ASCDExpress explore metacognition, the ability to understand ones own mental processes and to monitor… Read More »

In this blog, a veteran ELA teacher shares ideas for incorporating art into ELA lessons to improve learning. She describes… Read More »


From a Nation at Risk to a Nation at Hope

The National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development was created to engage and energize communities in re-envisioning learning to… Read More »

 This video includes footage of students engaging in deep dialogue with the help of scaffolding to help support learning.… Read More »


Engage the Brain: How to Design for Learning That Taps into the Power of Emotion.

 This webinar will feature curriculum and design specialist Allison Posey, author of Engage the Brain: How to Design for Learning That… Read More »

This article discusses the work of Imagine Scholar, a youth and educational development initiative in South Africa, to help students understand… Read More »


EdSurge Fusion – Personalized Learning for the Whole Learner

Personalized learning is not just about the technology. At Fusion 2018 we will bridge the gap between theory and practice—focusing… Read More »


Science of Adolescent Learning: How Body and Brain Development Affect Student Learning

This webinar aims to help the public understand the changes in their bodies and brains that adolescents face and how… Read More »


Bilingualism as a Life Experience

This article shares a general overview of the cognitive effects of speaking two languages and what that entails in the… Read More »

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