Educators, We’re Having A Student Voice Summit: Submit Your Ideas

Calling all high school students and educators! ASCD & Center for Inspired Teaching Student Voice Summit! Where: Washington, DC When:   June 21-23, 2019 The ASCD & Center for Inspired Teaching Student Voice Summit, powered by Teach to Lead, will be the first student leadership focused summit, taking the model that has proven to positively […]

5 Characteristics, Experiences and Outcomes of Secondary Level Students in Special Education

Secondary school youth who receive special education services feel positive about school, but are more likely than their peers to struggle academically, be suspended, and lag behind in taking key steps towards postsecondary education and jobs. Among youth with an Individualized Education Program (IEP), those with autism, deaf-blindness, intellectual disability, multiple disabilities, and orthopedic impairments […]

Can a Hip-Hop Curriculum Promote and Encourage Learning?

Hip-Hop is everywhere and 90% of today’s youth are tuning in. Just as technology is introduced in classroom instruction and utilized to supplement and reinforce content knowledge and skills acquisition, we must continue to adopt new ways to teach, engage students and facilitate learning. ‘Traditional’ teaching methodologies and framework of established “best practices” sadly contribute to the disconnect and disengagement of today’s goal-oriented, digital learners at […]