A publication for educators


What is UCDS SPARK Magazine?

Read by thousands of educators around the globe, each issue of UCDS Spark Magazine dives deep into the innovative curricula, philosophies and practices that are shaping the future of education.

For over 15 years, UCDS faculty have written and published UCDS Spark Magazine. Each issue explores specific aspects of our ever-changing field of education. Recent topics have included Global Partnerships, Value-Driven Design and Authentic Assessment, among many others. In the “Who Inspires Us” section, we interview thought-leaders taking on huge challenges to create a better future. Looking for some good books for your classroom or next vacation? We’ve got you covered! Our Spark Plugs book review section gives you the low-down on our favorite books, new and old.

UCDS Spark Magazine is a must-read for educators working to create an energized and engaged school environment!

Issue No. 18: Cultivating Leadership