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Conference on Educational Leadership

Conference on Educational Leadership

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Volume 8  |  Issue 25  |  September 12, 2013  
Resilience and Learning

New ASCD Member Benefits

ASCD now offers professional liability coverage for ASCD Premium members and competitive group rates for professional liability, life, home, auto, and health insurance to all ASCD members.



Tell EL

Tell Educational Leadership about a time when you personally struggled to master new knowledge or a new skill. What gave you the motivation to persevere? Selected responses will appear in the December 2013/January 2014 magazine.



Building Resiliency in Struggling Students: 7 Key Ideas from Research

Avoiding labels and providing positive role models and strengths-based pedagogy are a few research-validated ways to develop student resilience.


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Essential Shifts for English Language Learners

English language learners (ELLs) are a diverse and growing constituency in schools. What shifts is your school or classroom making to adapt to their evolving needs? How are you helping ELLs access Common Core standards in English language arts? How do ELL specialists partner with classroom teachers to design inclusive lessons and target particular needs like developing academic vocabulary? How do you bridge school to home connections?



Resilience and Learning


September 2013 Educational LeadershipWhy do some students appear to bounce back from life challenges and succeed, and how can schools help develop resilience in students? This issue of ASCD Express, paired with the September Educational Leadership (EL), probes the links between resilience and learning, and the educators and strategies that develop students' drive to persevere.


Three Pillars for Supporting Resilience

Discover how the learning environment, instruction, and teacher attributes combine to cultivate resilience.


Student Voice and Resilience in Learning

Meaningfully engaging student voice yields more resilient, successful students.


As Above, So Below

In creating a systemwide approach to supporting student resilience, adult mind-sets must mirror what we want from students.


Tools for Implementation

 Create Success!    Breaking Through Barriers to Achievement
Create Success!   Breaking Through Barriers to Achievement


The Key to Success? Grit

The Key to Success? GritResearcher Angela Duckworth outlines why grit deserves closer consideration and systematic development in students.

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Field Notes:
Resilient Readers in a High-Poverty Elementary School

 Bridget Stegman A reading specialist employs strategies and heart to empower lifelong readers.



Leader Links:
Politico's Morning Education

Will the political news site's education coverage help you "win the morning"?


"There was a time when women activists asked men to stand up for their rights. But this time we will do it by ourselves."

—Malala Yousafzai


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