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Aspen Institute, 2018
Ideal for faculty and administrators looking to blend business education and the liberal arts, this toolkit combines exemplary syllabi from 26 leading institutions with step-by-step strategies to advocate successfully for curricular innovation. Conceived with comprehensiveness in mind, these resources cover both inspiration and implementation for…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Business Administration Education, Humanities, Liberal Arts
Aspen Institute, 2018
For students to become powerful learners, their teachers must engage in powerful learning themselves. Yet the professional learning many teachers experience is often disconnected from the curriculum, disconnected from specific students and their learning needs, and disconnected from their daily work. What is needed is a tightly connected…
Descriptors: Adults, Faculty Development, Teacher Competencies, School Culture
Berman, Sheldon – Aspen Institute, 2018
"The Practice Base for How We Learn: Supporting Students' Social, Emotional, and Academic Development" outlines promising practices that show how students, teachers, parents, and administrators can integrate social, emotional, and academic learning in preK-12 education. The report, which represents the vision of the 34-member Council of…
Descriptors: Student Development, Social Development, Emotional Development, Academic Ability
LaViolet, Tania; Fresquez, Benjamin; Maxson, McKenzie; Wyner, Joshua – Aspen Institute, 2018
"The Talent Blind Spot," which is divided into two reports, demonstrates that, each year, more than 50,000 high-achieving, low- and moderate-income community college students do not transfer to a four-year institution. Approximately 15,000 of these students have a 3.7 GPA or higher, which suggests they could succeed at even the most…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Transfer Students, Graduation Rate
LaViolet, Tania; Fresquez, Benjamin; Maxson, McKenzie; Wyner, Joshua – Aspen Institute, 2018
"The Talent Blind Spot," which is divided into two reports, demonstrates that, each year, more than 50,000 high-achieving, low- and moderate-income community college students do not transfer to a four-year institution. Approximately 15,000 of these students have a 3.7 GPA or higher, which suggests they could succeed at even the most…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Transfer Students, Graduation Rate
Aspen Institute, 2018
Launched to "advance a new vision for what constitutes success for our schools and our students," the National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development (NCSEAD) began their work by listening to students who shared their thoughts on how they learn best. The young people were clear and unequivocal: They want positive…
Descriptors: Student Development, Social Development, Emotional Development, Academic Ability
Aspen Institute, 2018
To support proactive leadership, the Aspen Institute Education & Society Program proposes five potential strategies system leaders can use to implement the ideas proposed in the "Call to Action" and, ultimately, to pursue social, emotional, and academic development (SEAD) through a racial equity lens. The strategies discussed in this…
Descriptors: Leadership Responsibility, Racial Bias, Equal Education, Social Justice
Olson, Lynn A. – Aspen Institute, 2018
The third case study from the Aspen Institute National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development discusses the role community partners can play in supporting children's learning in collaboration with schools. "School-Community Partnerships: Joining Forces to Support the Learning and Development of All Students" cites key…
Descriptors: School Community Programs, Partnerships in Education, Public Schools, Case Studies
Aspen Institute, 2018
Both equity and social, emotional, and academic development (SEAD) are currently receiving much-needed attention, but neither can fully succeed without recognizing strengths and addressing gaps in these complementary priorities. Rather than being pursued as two separate bodies of work, the field needs to identify ways in which equity and social,…
Descriptors: Leadership Responsibility, Racial Bias, Equal Education, Social Justice
Johnson, Hillary; Wiener, Ross – Aspen Institute, 2017
The goal of this primer is to help education leaders understand the mutually reinforcing relationship between social and emotional development and ambitious academic goals. Instruction that promotes students' social and emotional development (SED) facilitates better student outcomes on college- and career-ready (CCR) standards. The converse is…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, College Readiness, Career Readiness
Jones, Stephanie M.; Kahn, Jennifer – Aspen Institute, 2017
"The Evidence Base for How We Learn: Supporting Students' Social, Emotional, and Academic Development" articulates the scientific consensus regarding how people learn. The research brief presents a set of consensus statements--developed and unanimously signed onto by the Commission's Council of Distinguished Scientists--that affirm the…
Descriptors: Research Reports, Social Development, Emotional Development, Academic Achievement
Wiener, Ross; Pimentel, Susan – Aspen Institute, 2017
To improve teaching and advance student learning requires weaving together the curriculum that students engage with every day with the professional learning of teachers. This paper is designed as a resource for system leaders at the district, state, and charter-management organization (CMO) levels looking to improve instructional outcomes for…
Descriptors: Praxis, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Teaching Skills
Edwards, Virginia B. – Aspen Institute, 2017
The first case study from the Aspen Institute's National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development (SEAD) shows how schools and educators enhance learning when they teach a curriculum that simultaneously builds students' social, emotional, and academic understanding. "Putting It All Together" discusses how an integrative…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Curriculum Design, Social Development, Emotional Development
Colvin, Richard Lee – Aspen Institute, 2017
The second case study from the Aspen Institute National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development highlights the need for teacher preparation and professional learning to focus on building teachers' own social and emotional competence and sharing strategies for building these skills in their students. "Supporting the Whole…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Faculty Development, Social Development, Emotional Development
Wyner, Joshua; Deane, K. C.; Jenkins, Davis; Fink, John – Aspen Institute, 2016
With their "open door" admissions policies and lower tuition, community colleges offer a gateway to higher education for millions of American students. Indeed, students who enter higher education through community colleges are much more likely than those who start at four-year institutions to be low-income or the first in their family to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Partnerships in Education, College Transfer Students, Universities
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