Be sure to check out the Micro PD podcast where you can get incredible and timely pieces of professional learning! Get it here or wherever you get your podcasts: https://micropd.buzzsprout.com/
This ASCD Educational Leadership article gets to the core of what equity is and what it isn't. Read this article to help avoid the Equity Traps and Tropes! bit.ly/3g237Gd
Our organization is based on the tenets of the Whole Child: healthy, safe, engaged, challenged, and supported. Everything we do at Arkansas ASCD is done with these five tenets in mind!
Here are the skills the World Economic Forum says we'll need in 2025. Are these the skills we are teaching students today?
Be sure to check out this free article from ASCD Educational Leadership Journal about What Great Principals Really Do! bit.ly/3wNep7m
We're proud to be the organization for ALL Arkansas Educators, and we strive to bring value through rich networking opportunities, meaningful professional learning, and advocacy for the Whole Child across the state.
We're loving this new podcast created by Judy Pennington! Short episodes full of incredible professional learning tips! Check it out here: Https://micropd.buzzsprout.com
Here's a great article from ASCD's Educational Leadership about the power of relationships in the classroom and cultural respect to build rapport: bit.ly/3rfuWgY
ASCD is offering a virtual symposium for principals on the afternoon of April 21 (and available on demand until June) for $49! Clear, concise, meaningful professional learning on how leaders can reach the Whole Child! bit.ly/3e7bLCH
Here's a follow-up conversation with psychologist and educator Thomas Armstrong, who has dedicated his career to learning and sharing his learning about the teenage brain: bit.ly/3bSrrHc
As many of you are about to have some much-deserved time off, Arkansas ASCD wants to thank you for your hard work and wish you a Happy Spring Break!
The human brain is fascinating, and the teenage human brain is even more fascinating! Learn more about the science behind how teens' brains work with this resource from ASCD: bit.ly/37SY8Tm
ASCD Annual Conference is one of the most powerful professional learning events of the year! Have you thought about attending this year's virtual conference coming up in June? It's not too early to start thinking about it! https://events.ascd.org/annual-conference
We know that trauma has a real impact on students' lives. This article from Educational Leadership helps us ask the questions about how trauma-informed we are and what we can do about it. bit.ly/2O3vFDr
ASCD's Educational Leadership journal has some incredible resources for educators written by educators. Here's an article from a previous month's issue about Coping with Change and Uncertainty. It's worth checking out! bit.ly/39AithP
Arkansas DESE has created some helpful resources in the G.U.I.D.E for Life to support our work in providing social-emotional learning to all Arkansas students. Take some time to look over these resources and see how it might help your students! bit.ly/3dVs70L
Be sure to take a few minutes to read this article from ASCD's Educational Leadership about Becoming a Warm Demander: http://bit.ly/2Ewh9g9
Don't forget to take advantage of the free ASCD Educator Mental Health resources available to ALL educators! Find them at this link: bit.ly/39wkpaU
Did you know ASCD offers FREE webinars with world-renowned educational leaders? Get registered for this upcoming webinar on equitable digital assessments happening on Thursday, March 11: bit.ly/3dUT059
Have you checked out the latest edition of Educational Leadership? This month is focused on Making Professional Learning Stick! There's something for ASCD members and non-members alike. bit.ly/375U81V