The National Science Foundation STEM Guitar Project hosts free weeklong workshops for high school and college educators across the country. Mark French, Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology at Purdue University, had the idea to use guitars and music to spark interest in STEM.
Digital cultures and technology are changing the world, and community-based, youth-serving organizations can play a critical role. To help prepare for this role, Reclaiming Digital Futures, an initiative of Susan Crown Exchange (SCE) and University of California, Irvine, has developed a toolkit that shares effective practices for equitable, youth-oriented digital learning.
ASCD Learn Teach Lead Radio is a partnership between ASCD and BAM! Radio Network,the world’s largest all-education talk radio network. Each episode of this education talk radio program is hosted by an ASCD Emerging Leader and features guests such as ASCD authors, leaders, presenters, and educators from all roles.
Executive function and self-regulation(EF/SR) skills provide critical supports for learning and development, and while we aren’t born with these skills, we are born with the potential to develop them through interactions and practice.
Enhancing and Practicing Executive Function Skills with Children from Infancy to Adolescence is a 16-page guide provided as a free download by the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University.
The MindShift podcast investigates innovations and issues that are shaping how children learn. Topics include “How Teachers Designed a School Centered On Caring Relationships,” “Why Ninth Grade Can Be a Big Shock For High School Students,” and “Overcoming Childhood Trauma: How Parents and Schools Work to Stop the Cycle.”