Conference Countdown
Atlanta, Ga.
April 2-4, 2016
  • membership
  • my account
  • help

    We are here to help!

    1703 North Beauregard Street
    Alexandria, VA 22311-1714
    Tel: 1-800-933-ASCD (2723)
    Fax: 703-575-5400

    8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday

    Local to the D.C. area: 1-703-578-9600, press 2

    Toll-free from U.S. and Canada: 1-800-933-ASCD (2723), press 2

    All other countries: (International Access Code) + 1-703-578-9600, press 2


  • Log In
  • Forgot Password?


ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show

2016 ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show

Learn. Teach. Lead.
Get the tools to put it all together at this can't-miss education conference—with more than 200 sessions and five inspirational keynote speakers.

Learn more and register.



ASCD respects intellectual property rights and adheres to the laws governing them. Learn more about our permissions policy and submit your request online.

Policies and Requests

Translations Rights

Books in Translation

Digital EL

June 2013
Reflect, Refresh, Recharge

Online June 2013 | Volume 70

Reflect, Refresh, Recharge

Feature Articles

Welcome to Summer EL

Marge Scherer

Reinventing summer.

Double Take

Numbers of note and resources you need.

Architects of Summer

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Refashion the old in promising ways as you begin shaping your summer.

Take Time for Yourself—and for Learning

Rick Wormeli

Seize opportunities for cultivating your mind, interests, and growth.

Create Your PLN: 6 Easy Steps

Will Richardson

You've been meaning to get connected. How do you start?

Dave's Faves

Best edublogs chosen by ASCD research librarian, David Snyder.

Seven Super Strategies for Success Over Stress

Jack Singer

Build your equilibrium by practicing kindness, gratefulness, and breathing.

Learn Something New, Teach Everything Better

Jamie Greene

Isn't it time for adventures?

Read Outside the Box

Thomas R. Hoerr

What one book should educators read?

Watch the video: Tom Hoerr tells how to start a school book club.

Commit to Becoming Type A

Educators share how they organize their work space.

Refresh Your Practice

Robyn R. Jackson

A practical summer guide to becoming and remaining a master teacher.

How to Connect with Families

Anne T. Henderson and Melissa Whipple

Scope out the neighborhood and reap long-term relationships.

Growing Your Garden of Complex Texts

Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey

To cultivate good readers, weed out and freshen your collection of text sets.

Watch the video: Nancy Frey tells how to analyze complexity.

Don't Bench Coaching

Christina Steinbacher-Reed and Elizabeth Powers

Data-collecting and coach-without-a-coach strategies for your school.

Dogs Chasing Frisbees

John N. Colantonio

Next year, avoid the typical mistakes made in planning staff development.

Best of Educational Leadership 2012–13

Catch up on your reading from last year's ELs with these quick summaries. For the longer articles, click on the links.

Before the Deluge: Planning Tips for New Teachers

Dan Brown

A teacher's first year in the classroom doesn't have to be awful.

Watch the video: OYEA winner Ryan Twentey advises new teachers.

For Principals: Planning the First Year

Joanne Rooney

Advice from a principal mentor.

My First-Year Journey

Peggy Campbell-Rush

Rookie administrators and leaders of new schools, take note.

How to Survive Education Reform Without Losing Your Job, Your Ideals, or Your Mind

Gary Rubinstein

Irreverent advice to make it through the reform storm.

Tell Me About … / Your Most Memorable First Day of School

Educators remember some of their firsts.

EL Themes for 2013–14

Here's what's in store next year when EL returns in print and digital formats.