Today, and every other day, is a great time to stop and remember our WHY! At Arkansas ASCD, our WHY is the Whole Child. We are working tirelessly to make sure that all students are healthy, safe, engaged, challenged, and supported.
One cool resource some of our members use is a website (and app) called Action for Happiness that provides resources, encouragement, and reminders we could all use personally and professionally! https://www.actionforhappiness.org/
Here's a great refresher with some ideas on reaching virtual families in case you missed Part Three of our Pocket PD Series! bit.ly/2Lf71hL
Did you miss Part Two of our Pocket PD Series? No worries, we've got you covered! Learn more about reaching every child in this short video: bit.ly/3neW1yn
As we all seek to lead, never forget the people. It will always be about the people more than the title.
Read this National Teacher of the Year's powerful account of her struggle with anxiety and her quest to overcome the stigma of mental health in the latest version of Educational Leadership, available here: bit.ly/3of9p6O
Learn more about becoming a Warm Demander by checking out this article from ASCD's Educational Leadership: http://bit.ly/2Ewh9g9
And we're LIVE! Check out Part Four of our Pocket PD Series available now at this link: https://youtu.be/IvHOClwlUT4
Don't forget to tune in today at 4:00 on our YouTube Channel for Part Four of our Pocket PD Series!
We can't wait to share best practices from across the state tomorrow (1/12) at 4:00pm in the final video of our Pocket PD Series! Join us for 16 minutes of inspiration, great ideas, and practical resources!
We could all borrow some best practices from top educators around the state, so we've compiled them in a short Pocket PD video, coming out on Tuesday 1/12 at 4:00pm! Check back here for the link!
In case you missed out on our previous Pocket PD sessions, you can still find them on our YouTube Channel! Check out Part One here for 20 minutes of educator encouragement: bit.ly/3o9Cmkx
Did you know that the most recent edition of ASCD's Educational Leadership is free to everyone? It's full of powerful resources about mental health for educators and can be found here: bit.ly/375U81V
We are excited for the fourth video in our Pocket PD series, coming out on Tuesday, January 12th at 4:00pm on our YouTube Channel! Be sure to check it out!
As a new semester begins, we want to express our appreciation for all the educators out there who are working each day for the Whole Child! We see you and we thank you!
Take a second to congratulate someone for an achievement that may go unnoticed. It's today's Kindness Challenge!
We usually see what we look for, so today's Kindness Challenge encourages us to look for the positive in everyone we speak to today!
Today's Kindness Challenge is easy! All you have to do is smile! See how many different people you can smile at today.
ASCD's Educational Leadership December 2020 Issue is completely free this month for everyone, members and non-members alike! It's full of resources focused on Mental Health for Educators. Check it out here: bit.ly/375U81V
Have you checked out the free GUIDE for Life resources from Arkansas DESE yet? Incredible information to help students with growth, understanding, interaction, decisions, and empathy! Find them here: bit.ly/37BbDp