Ask.Listen.Learn
Dec
24
2014
The holiday season is almost over, so let’s take a moment to take a deeeeep breath. Phew! Now that that’s over, let’s remember what’s really important during the holiday...
Erin O’Malley is the dean of students services and director of counseling at Bishop O’Connell HS in Arlington, VA.
Nov
22
2014
Really, let me tell you how I feel about all those kids, or better yet, OUR kids.  I recently read the article in the Washington Post, Teacher to Parents: About THAT kid (the one who hits,...
Elena Sonnino talks about the importance of American Education Week from the perspective of a parent and former teacher.
Nov
18
2014
Communities around the country are helping the National Education Association (NEA) celebrate American Education Week from November 16-22. This week honors the work of educators, parents, support...
Nov
17
2014
This guest blog was authored by Martin Block, Ph.D., Integrated Marketing Communications, Northwestern University Findings from a recent national online tracking survey revealed just over four...
Ask, Listen, Learn and partner DC SCORES had a great event on Sunday to celebrate the new season!
Oct
27
2014
The school year is underway and the excitement has been brewing to finally have the largest outdoor celebration for elementary school students of the DC SCORES fall season! Ask,...
On this week's Modern Family episode, Jay offered Manny a sip of his scotch after his girlfriend dumped him, saying "Ah hell, you're old enough now."
Oct
17
2014
Modern Family has set the tone for exposing the complexities of family dynamics, personal relationships, parenting struggles and sibling rivalry for the past five years. In Wednesday night's...
Oct
09
2014
Starting a conversation with kids about tough topics can be difficult. How do you get them to open up? Speak their minds? Combat peer pressure? Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don’t Mix,...
International Walk to School Day is a global event that involves communities from more than 40 countries walking and biking to school on the same day.
Oct
07
2014
Are you about to hop in your car to take your kids to school? Well remember, it is International Walk to School Day, a global event that involves communities from more than 40 countries walking...
Lauren Stevens reacts to how her article "Why Mommy Juice Scares the Hell Out of Me" was taken by the public.
Sep
26
2014
While I don’t regret sharing my opinions [and fears] about the growing trend of women posting memes, photos, and sentiments stating that they deserve to drink after an especially trying day, I...
Ask, Listen, Learn and Scholastic teamed up to bring classrooms around the country materials to start a conversation with teachers and parents about the dangers of underage drinking.
Sep
23
2014
A recent evaluation conducted by Scholastic again documented the Ask, Listen, and Learn (ALL) program as an effective tool in raising awareness and discussions of the dangers of drinking...

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