Stevenson Coaching Letter #31

Good evening, and thank you for all the responses to the last Coaching Letter.  Some were flippant and funny, some were pretty deep, and I appreciate them all.  The one that touched me the most is: I would love more feedback on my craft -- as an educator I believe it is so important [...]

2018-10-04T17:54:00+00:00March 28th, 2018|Stevenson Coaching Letter|

Stevenson Coaching Letter #30

Hi, I hope you're doing well. There is a great article in a recent New Yorker about instant feedback <http://bit.ly/2sJsRAb> .  A Finnish company, HappyOrNot, makes and sells these gadgets-about the size of a lunch box on a post waist high, with buttons indicating level of happiness that customers can punch as they walk [...]

2018-10-04T18:12:17+00:00March 21st, 2018|Stevenson Coaching Letter|

Stevenson Coaching Letter #29

On December 28, 1978, United 173 was coming in to land at Portland, Oregon, when a piston slipped on the landing gear, causing the landing gear to fall into place with a thump.  But the landing gear did come down, and the plan should have been able to land safely within 40 minutes of [...]

2018-10-04T18:15:02+00:00March 11th, 2018|Stevenson Coaching Letter|

Stevenson Coaching Letter #28

Good evening-I hope the storm hasn't caused you too much inconvenience.  In my last coaching letter, I mentioned how many school shootings there have been since Columbine.  Actually, there have been at least 239 since 2014 <http://nyti.ms/2otDH91> .  Also in that coaching letter, I mentioned cultivating optimism.  This coaching letter is about why that's [...]

2018-10-04T18:16:00+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Stevenson Coaching Letter|