Month: September 2016

Feedback (BLOG 36)

Airplane pilots get constant feedback from their air traffic control centers. That’s why they usually end up where they were hoping to end up. Teachers need the same sort of feedback if they want to reach their goals: student achievement. Many teachers rely on...

Negativity

(BLOG 35) Negativity One of the biggest enemies of learning is negativity. Sure, sometimes the negativity comes from the students and teachers have very little control over that. What they can control is the negativity that they themselves bring to the table. It’s not...

Recap #8 from Dakar, Senegal

Our last day was one of the best days. We finally got to do trainings with the faculty. E covered Living Above the Line in the morning with the elementary staff. They loved it; an immediate connection was formed with the K-5th people who carry the belief that children...

Recap #7 from Dakar, Senegal

Hit the road early with Eric & Jody, their daughter Jack and her friend Callie. No AC on this journey south and we hit major traffic heading out of town for the Tabaski holiday weekend (Only and INVITATION). In the midst of the Wall to wall traffic we saw lots of...