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August 2015 | Volume 57 | Number 8

Are We Listening to Students?


Feature Articles

Are We Listening to Students?

Georgia Perry

      

We often look to colleagues, administrators, or even parents for solutions to our school's challenges. But how often do we solicit feedback from students, our key stakeholders?

Learning from the Feet Up

Kathy Checkley

      

Sitting for long periods of time "is biologically incompatible" with effective brain function, experts say. That's why increasing movement in secondary classrooms just makes sense.

Columns

Road Tested / The Millionaire Method to Powerful PD

Fred Ende

Designing high-quality professional development has more in common with the TV show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? than you might think.

ASCD Community

Demographics Do Not Equal Destiny

Alleviating the effects of poverty on learning "can no longer be about putting Band-Aids on children's wounds." It requires bold outreach.

ASCD Marketplace

Getting Focused by Establishing Clear Goals

In its study of high-needs, high-performing schools, researchers at McREL found that two key characteristics separate these schools from their lower-performing counterparts—academic achievement and shared mission and goals. Learn more in the August edition of ASCD Marketplace with an exclusive excerpt from "Balanced Leadership for Powerful Learning: Tools for Achieving Success in Your School" by Bryan Goodwin and Greg Cameron with Heather Hein. Click here to view the PDF.