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October 1, 2017
Vol. 75
No. 2

ASCD Community in Action

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Instructional Strategies

Awards Roundup

APEX 2017 Awards

Communications Concepts, Inc., recognized ASCD's myTeachSource with an APEX Grand Award for Excellence in Electronic Media. In addition, Educational Leadership's November 2016 issue on "Disrupting Inequity" won an APEX Award for Excellence for Magazines, Journals and Tabloids.

AM&P 2017 EXCEL Awards

For the second year in a row, Education Update shined in the 2017 Association Media & Publishing print newsletter category, taking Gold for General Excellence, as well as Gold, Silver, and Bronze for Editorial Excellence. The digital newsletter ASCD Express claimed Silver for Digital Editorial Excellence. ASCD's myTeachSource earned a Bronze for Website Excellence. EL took home the Bronze for Magazine Excellence for its November 2016 issue "Disrupting Inequity." In the technical book category, Jonathan Cassie's book Level Up Your Classroom: The Quest to Gamify Your Lessons and Engage Your Students won the Gold award.
Kudos to Kim Greene, a senior associate editor for Educational Leadership, who was named a 2017 Emerging Leader, a distinction given to a select group of communications and publishing professionals under 35.

AAP 2017 REVERE Awards

The Association of American Publishers awarded the Golden Lamp Judges Award to ASCD's new book Fostering Resilient Learners: Strategies for Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom by Kristin Souers with Pete Hall. EL tied for Best Overall Editorial in the professional resources category, and Kim Greene's EL article, "For Sale: Your Lesson Plans," won in the News and Reporting professional resources category.

Resources to Unleash Problem Solving

Everyday Problem-Based Learning: Quick Projects to Build Problem-Solving Fluency (ASCD, 2017) by Brian Pete and Robin Fogarty. Stock no. 117057. $19.96 (member); $24.95 (non-member).
Authentic Learning in the Digital Age: Engaging Students Through Inquiry (ASCD, 2014) by Larissa Pahomov. Stock no. 115009. $21.56 (member); $26.95 (non-member).

Extended-Learning Programming that Engages

Watch Stephanie Gurule-Leyba, 2017 New Mexico Teacher of the Year, share what motivated her to create a STEAM summer enrichment program for secondary students in Santa Fe's public schools.

Upcoming ASCD Conferences

Get details about these upcoming conferences.

2017 Conference on Educational Leadership

October 27–29, 2017

Orlando, FL

Whether your leadership imperatives are in a classroom, a school, or systemwide, this event will address your needs with practical solutions.

ASCD Empower18

March 24–26, 2018

Boston, MA

This is a conference designed by educators, for educators, where you can create your own personalized learning experience to transform education and ignite a spark in your students.

ASCD Membership

Are you already thinking about your next getaway? As an ASCD member, you have access to travel discounts from Wyndham hotels, cruises, vacation bundles, and more. Check www.ascd.org/benefits for details and start planning today!

EL’s experienced team of writers and editors produces Educational Leadership magazine, an award-winning publication that reaches hundreds of thousands of K-12 educators and leaders each year. Our work directly supports the mission of ASCD: To empower educators to achieve excellence in learning, teaching, and leading so that every child is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. 

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