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ASCD Empower18

The Conference for Every Educator

Get the latest conference news, shuttle information, and browse session information for Empower18, taking place this weekend, March 24–26, in Boston, Massachusetts.

ASCD Empower18: The Conference for Every Educator. Click here to access the site now!

Attack of the Teenage Brain!

by John Medina

Marvel at the neuroscientific reasons why smart teens make dumb decisions! Behold the mind-controlling power of executive function! Thrill to a vision of a better school for the teenage brain!

Attack of the Teenage Brain! Understanding and Supporting the Weird and Wonderful Adolescent Learner.

Qualities of Effective Teachers, 3rd Edition


This updated edition by James H. Stronge is packed with research-based advice and practical tools for any educator interested in improving teaching and ensuring positive outcomes for all students.

Qualities of Effective Teachers, 3rd Edition by James H. Stronge - ASCD Book
  • A Matter of Trust  Read
  • The Empathetic School  Read
  • A Coach for Every Teacher  Read
  • Resetting Behavior with New Norms  Read
  • How I Found My Voice and Changed My School  Read

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