Sandra England

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Reflections on the Teaching Coach Who Shadowed Students

For 20 years, I urged colleagues to imagine themselves in the shoes of the students as they go through the school day. I also pushed for more parents shadowing their children at school. Then I read "A Veteran Teacher Turned Coach Shadows 2 Students for 2 Days -- A Sobering Lesson Learned," and …

A veteran teacher turned coach shadows 2 students for 2 days – a sobering lesson learned

A brilliant look at the life of a student – it reminds teachers that it just isn’t about the single experience of your classroom, but the overall …

Combating the obesity epidemic - part one of two

<b>Katie Silver</b>: Hello and welcome to the <i>Health Report</i>. I'm Katie Silver, standing in for Norman Swan for the next couple of weeks to present a two-part …

Experiential Learning

I recently visited Thetford Academy in Vermont (one of the few and interesting public-private academies in New England) where they have a formal and …

Howard Gardner: ‘Multiple intelligences’ are not ‘learning styles’

The fields of psychology and education were revolutionized 30 years ago when the now world-renowned psychologist Howard Gardner published his 1983 book <i>Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences,”</i> which detailed a new model of human intelligence that went beyond the traditional view that …

The Complete Guide To Twitter Hashtags For Education

<b>What is a hashtag?</b><p>A word or phrase preceded by a “#.”<p><b>How do hashtags work?</b><p>Twitter can be a busy place with <i>lots</i> of tweets–and thus lots of “noise.”<p>A …

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How to Listen When Your Communication Styles Don’t Match

Why do people who consider themselves good communicators often fail to actually hear each other? Often it’s due to a mismatch of styles: To someone who prefers to vent, someone who prefers to explain seems patronizing; explainers experience venters as volatile.<p>This is why so many of us see our …

22 Powerful ways to Overcome Discouragement

Ignore anyone that says they don’t get discouraged.<p>We are bombarded with – be positive, think positive – messages because leaders <i>get</i> discouraged. Sad …

Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters

While they're learning to be good researchers, students will also be solidifying key Common Core competencies, like the ability to integrate …

Leading Innovative Change Series – A New Staff Experience

<i>I wanted to try my hand at writing a series of blog posts on “Leading Innovative Change.” As I am looking at writing a book on the same topic, I</i> …

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