The Power of Place: Authentic Learning Through Place-Based Education (May 2020)


On demand ASCD Webinar with Tom Vander Ark, Emily Liebtag, and Nate McClennen.    Duration: 1-hour Summary Place-based education (PBE) is an immersive learning experience that places students in local heritage, cultures, landscapes, opportunities, and experiences, using these as a foundation for the study of language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, and other subjects across the curriculum. PBE is also … Read More

Students at the Center: Personalized Learning with Habits of Mind (Jan 2017)


Free On-Demand ASCD Archived Webinar with Bena Kallick and Allison Zmuda. Duration:  1 hour, 5 minutes Summary Currently, personalized learning is seen as a large umbrella under which many practices fit, each designed to accelerate student learning by tailoring instruction to individuals’ needs and skills as they fulfill curricular requirements. We must create the conditions for all educators and students … Read More

Get Your Classroom Thinking! Deeper Learning Strategies for Any Classroom, Grades 6–12 (Jan 2019)

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Free On-Demand ASCD Archived Webinar with Dedra Stafford Duration:  1 hour, 10 minutes Summary Today’s students must not only know facts but also be skilled at identifying salient information and then structuring it for meaning, long-term retention, and application. Summarization is a proven mechanism to boost student achievement, but how do you make it engaging for students? It’s time to … Read More