Saturday, May 17, 2014

5-17-14 THE WHOLE WEEK @ The Whole Child Blog — Whole Child Education



The Whole Child Blog — Whole Child Education:


THE WHOLE WEEK @ The Whole Child Blog 






Whole Child Snapshots Provide State and National Pictures of Child Well-Being
To thrive in today's global society, children need personalized support, safe environments, good health, and challenging learning opportunities. Adequately preparing students for their future requires a more comprehensive approach to education that recognizes the crucial in-school factors and out-of-school influences that affect teaching and learning. Such an approach requires the collaboration an

MAY 15

Today on the Whole Child Symposium Virtual: Classroom Instruction and Students
ASCD's inaugural Whole Child Symposium concludes this week with a series of virtual panels featuring school leaders, policy experts, teachers, and students. You can register, participate live, and join in the discussions on social media. Each panel will discuss what currently works in education, what we will need in the future to be successful, and how this can be accomplished. CLASSROOM INS

MAY 14

Today on the Whole Child Symposium Virtual: Education Policy and Schools
ASCD's inaugural Whole Child Symposium concludes this week with a series of virtual panels featuring school leaders, policy experts, teachers, and students. You can register, participate live, and join in the discussions on social media. Each panel will discuss what currently works in education, what we will need in the future to be successful, and how this can be accomplished. EDUCATION POL

MAY 13

The Missing Piece of Personalization: Passion and Engagement
Personalization is quickly becoming a buzzword in education, especially in terms of blended learning and educational technology. I joined a team of educators on a panel on the same subject on the Whole Child Podcast. We unpacked what it is and what it might look like in the classroom. We talked about its challenges and benefits and collaborated to explain its implications for education. Most impor
Symposium Focuses on Educating Young People for Their Future, Not Our Past
The decisions we make today—for our systems, our schools, and our classrooms—will affect what all of our tomorrows will look like. This past week, ASCD hosted its inaugural Whole Child Symposium Live event at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. For three hours attendees—leading education leaders, U.S. congressional staff, and various ASCD constituents—listened to ASCD CEO and Executive Director Dr. G
Not Worried About the EOG
Across the United States, students have started test prep. Students march through test packet after test packet with the goal of increasing test scores on a standardized test. In North Carolina, all elementary schools administer the End-of-Grade (EOG) Test. The test is a standardized test which measures how well students understand grade level standards. What are the standards? North Carolina

MAY 12

Not Worried About the EOG
Across the United States, students have started test prep. Students march through test packet after test packet with the goal of increasing test scores on a standardized test. In North Carolina, all elementary schools administer the End-of-Grade (EOG) Test. The test is a standardized test which measures how well students understand grade level standards. What are the standards? North Carolina Ess
Not Worried About the EOG
Across the United States, students have started test prep. Students march through test packet after test packet with the goal of increasing test scores on a standardized test. In North Carolina, all elementary schools administer the End-of-Grade (EOG) Test. The test is a standardized test which measures how well students understand grade level standards. What are the standards? North Carolina Ess

MAY 09

Insights on Professional Learning: Reimagined
The best teachers never stop learning. They know there's always room for improvement, and they're eager to find new ways to guide their students' learning. But the sit-and-get model of professional development in which teachers listen to an expert expound on best practice has not served all these teachers well. The May 2014 issue of Educational Leadership examines the ways educators are reimaginin

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