Shadow a Student Challenge is meant to help teachers principals foster empathy and understanding. This week, administrators and teachers in a number of districts nationwide are engaging in this event which is aimed at putting them in their students’ shoes.Source:
Erin McIntyre, Education DIVE, March 1, 2016Description:
The nationwide “Shadow a Student Challenge” kicked off on Leap Day – February 29 – and is set to wrap upon Friday, March 4. Participating educators can begin the day by hopping on the big yellow bus with the student they choose to follow, struggle to find a table in the cafeteria during lunch, navigate packed hallways, and attend homeroom or regular classes. The challenge is the result of a partnership between carious organizations that came together to form School Retool, a professional development fellowship that encourages deeper learning and problem-solving by educators.Read the full article here!