Coaching Success Strategies in Education


In the immortal words of John "Hannibal" Smith, I love it when a plan comes together! This has been a great week of professional development, dialogue, and discovery for the teachers I serve. The Instructional Technology department decided to "flip" our PD sessions this year. So teachers are being exposed to our presentations early in … Continue reading Coaching Success Strategies in Education

Students Explode Onto the Blogging Scene!


We all know it...it's very difficult sometimes to get high school students excited about writing (and almost anything else these days). We proved this week however, that once you give them a voice, add a dash of guidance, and a splash of technology... viola! We've got kids writing like crazy at one high school.

10 Takeaways From ISTE 2014


The 2014 ISTE conference in Atlanta GA, was indeed an eye-opening experience. If you're on Twitter, you've probably seen the #ISTE2014 on your feed for the last seven days. I got off the plane ready to take in all of the information, and I boarded the flight home afraid that my brain was going to … Continue reading 10 Takeaways From ISTE 2014

Fake it ’til you become it: Amy Cuddy’s power poses, visualized


TED Blog

[ted_talkteaser id=1569]No two ways about it: Social psychologist Amy Cuddy’s talk from TEDGlobal 2012 touched a nerve, and sparked a sensation. In the talk, “Your body language shapes who you are,” Cuddy offered a free, low-tech life hack: assume a posture for just two minutes — and change your life. The idea caught on, the talk has now been viewed more than nine million times, and the idea of “power posing” has truly entered the vernacular. For the visualization below, created in conjunction with Brazilian magazine Superinteressante, the designers illustrated some of the points Cuddy makes about posture and its impact on how we feel. Take a look … and stand up straight.

Amy Cuddy also appears in the latest episode of NPR’s TED Radio Hour, “Spoken and Unspoken,” about the ways human beings communicate in both intentional and unintentional ways. Take a listen!

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How To Get The Love You Want (Pt. 1)


Does it seem that relationships come and go for you?  Is it that as soon as you think you've met "the one," something happens and you're left holding the proverbial box of tissues?  Have you observed others who seem to say or do all the things you could only hope for which leaves you wondering … Continue reading How To Get The Love You Want (Pt. 1)