Posts by Amber Chandler
As a teacher who considers relationships the center of what I do, I was impressed by Timothy Kanold's interesting take on ensuring that your impact on others' lives is a positive one. Here, I share my other impressions of his latest book.
After finishing a more traditional assignment in my PBL classroom, I realized that we still need to allow the time and space for authentic discovery with students to help them connect.
The interactive app Mlob Rule makes the normally rote task of reviewing fractions into an engaging and fun opportunity for parents and teachers to sneak learning into gaming.
As soon as I completed my first Escape Room experience I knew I needed to replicate it for my own classroom. Here are several helpful resources and things I learned as I planned this powerful student learning experience.
Robert Marzano’s book "The New Art and Science of Teaching" retains the magic of the original edition while approaching learning from a new perspective, reflecting the changing attitudes in education and the influence of growth mindset.
This documentary follows New York City middle school students as they prepare for the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT), hoping to be one of the very small group of students admitted to three prestigious specialized NYC high schools.
It's important for educators to share their experience and claim their place at the (digital) thought leadership table to keep improving innovation in our education system. So here are three ways they can work towards becoming recognized thought leaders.
This year I have a group of really hard working, dedicated students who will rise to the occasion every single time I raise the bar, and I want to keep them excited to learn. Here are three tips to stoke the fires of these students who are already burning brightly.