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Career and technical education is preparing students for life-saving fields.

Overcoming reading barriers

A student with dyslexia tells how he learned to love reading.

What’s trending? Check out the top 5 most-read news stories from ASCD SmartBrief.

How districts can help their educators and students see assessment in a meaningful way

Applying for E-rate: 3 tips

The 2017 filing window is open. An E-rate expert offers tips for navigating this tricky process

The Editor's Choice Content Award celebrates educator-written content. Meet the winners.

Tech Showcase roundup: February

Tools for teaching student character, science and phonics are among February edtech releases.

Tips for using mindfulness as a teaching tool

Brain training exercises can strengthen executive function skills for students and adults.

Tips for meaningful making

Ideas, resources for launching a maker program in your school

How to shift from a "doing to" to a "doing with" approach to influencing students

Create, share with Google Photos

An educator offers tips for adding visual spark to student work.

Read about actionable ideas to fight against subconscious biases during grading.

Get a teacher and student perspective on the value of standardized testing.

4 keys for a digital implementation

What you need to consider before a digital rollout.