Teaching Advice

Finding the Story that will change your school – EDUWELLS – Education Article

You can teach a old dog new tricks but achieving this can be a unique story for each animal. In our quest to re-design the learning experience at our school, with structural changes focused on the uniqueness of each child, we have found the steepest challenge to be that of helping teachers shift and update their understanding, assumptions and habits. But for me as a school leader my recent approach has been one that appreciates that each teacher requires a…

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Accomplishing Goals in 2019 – Education Article

One Word, One Goal. Start. My colleague Jess played soccer in college. An accomplished mid-fielder–who was later moved to forward due to her dazzling ability to score goals, Jess’ all-time favorite soccer player is Abby Wambach. Ms. Wambach holds the record for the most international goals scored (184). Both Jess and Abby know a thing or two about setting (and scoring) goals. Goal setting is everywhere as we kick off 2019. With all of our plans to eat healthy, get fit,…

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Financial Fitness – Education Article

How to stay financially fit in 2019! In a weekly meeting about our Learners Edge blog, we searched for gaps in the topics we cover for teachers. At the time, I didn’t see anything we had missed, but later, while reading articles for an upcoming blog called “The 25 Things Teachers Want You to Know About Teaching” (coming soon!) I recognized a pattern: each of the articles I read included comments or quotes about teachers and money — how much teachers…

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A Happy Message From Our CEO! – Education Article

Learning = Happiness Are you happy? We all strive for happiness in varying ways, some techniques prove more successful than others. In my experience, one sure-fire way to increase happiness is through learning. Put a smile on your face for five minutes, and let’s take a deeper dive into how learning can help improve your level of happiness. Curiosity: As humans, we are curious about the world around us. How did these beautiful, huge mountains form? What lies beyond the night…

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