ASCD Express Favorite Article: "Making Homework Work" by Denise Pope. Learn how you can improve the value and impact of homework for your students! bit.ly/3criupS
Don't forget about these timely mental health resources for educators provided by ASCD! It's worth a few minutes to check out! bit.ly/39wkpaU
Learn more about how you can practice intentional mindfulness in your school by reading ASCD Educator Nick Mosca's article, "Seven Easy Steps to Personalized Mindfulness in Schools," available at this link for free: bit.ly/2McDxCa
ASCD Express Favorite Article: "Helping Students Cope with Change and Disruption" by Lara Thibodeau and Nancy Rappaport. Find new and effective strategies for supporting students during this challenging times! bit.ly/3rjwdDJ
ASCD Educator Susan Johnson has some tips to help us care for our colleagues in her recent article, "Caring for Colleagues in Crisis." You can find it for free at the following link: bit.ly/3cp4PzE
You've earned a minute to laugh after this week of hard work! Check out this funny video that reminds us that we aren't the only ones choosing to take on a difficult task. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qola8nvoZm4&feature=emb_logo
As we are all living in times of change and uncertainty, this article by ASCD Educator Phyllis Fagell on "Coping with Change and Uncertainty" couldn't have came at a better time! Check it out at this link for free: bit.ly/39AithP
ASCD Express Favorite Article: "Historical Black Excellence Provides a Blueprint for Reimagining Education" by Gholdy Muhammad. These ideas are powerful! bit.ly/2YrsZl4
Here's a timely article by ASCD Educator Jon Harper on "Five Strategies for Teacher Self-Care" available for free at this link: bit.ly/3rjuApB
Do you ever feel that being an educator is kind of like building a plane in the air? Take a second on this Friday to get a laugh and appreciate the challenging job we are all so relentlessly committed to! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVSiooNywfg
Be sure you take a second to look over the resources on Educator Mental Health that ASCD has curated! You will find something to benefit yourself, your colleagues, family members, and friends. bit.ly/39wkpaU
Don't forget that this week is National School Counseling Week, so take a second to thank your counselor! Our mission to reach the Whole Child in Arkansas could not be done without our incredible school counselors!
ASCD Express is a free newsletter that comes out twice a month and is full of incredible resources. Be sure to check it out (bit.ly/2YrsZl4). We'll be highlighting some of our favorites as we seek to reach the Whole Child in Arkansas!
We pride ourselves on being the organization for ALL educators, but we want to take time to celebrate the amazing work school counselors are doing across our state! This week is National School Counseling Week, so counselors THANK YOU for what you do to reach the Whole Child!
Have you seen this incredible set of resources from ASCD for Educator Mental Health?? Check out this link to find 10 days worth of resources on 10 different aspects of Educator Mental Health FOR FREE! bit.ly/39wkpaU
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.