Blog & News

The 2020 STA Winners Share Their Distance Learning Stories

We are thrilled to celebrate and recognize all our Sanford Teacher Award Winners for exemplifying inspirational instruction in the classroom and remote learning settings. Over the past few months, educators across the country have worked tirelessly to provide engaging and inspirational distance learning to students. School closures and stay-at-home orders have emphasized how important educators and school resources are to the well-being of their students. …

A Message of Support from Scott Page and Sanford Programs

Dear Sanford Programs Community, Our country is facing very challenging events, most recently the brutal murder of George Floyd in addition to the ongoing pandemic. From all of us at Sanford Programs, we feel a strong desire to connect with you and to acknowledge the pain facing our communities, specifically our Black colleagues, families, and neighbors. We want to express our concern and support for …

Thank You for Following Sanford Inspire’s First Twitter Chat #InspireSEL

The changing educational landscape has teachers and students trying new digital tools in their everyday lives. We decided there was no better way to spark conversation and encourage inspirational educators to share your online SEL strategies than to try something new too! So, on May 20, Sanford Inspire hosted our first Twitter chat and we loved every minute of it. We are thrilled that 64 …

Access the New Harmony Virtual Instruction Toolkit

Adapt SEL Lessons and Activities to the needs of your remote classroom. Now more than ever our students need opportunities to feel connected, comfortable, and part of a positive community of learners. We celebrate the commitment educators like you have made to integrate Sanford Harmony in your online classrooms. To help you support your students’ social emotional learning in this new setting, we have developed …

Play Sanford Harmony Game Room on Android

Check out the latest mobile-friendly updates and activities!   We have big news about Sanford Harmony Game Room. You can now download the mobile app for Android devices from Google Play. Access all the fun on your phone or Chromebook at no cost. The app is also available for Apple devices from The App Store, so everyone can bring engaging SEL activities to life at …

Join Sanford Inspire’s First Twitter Chat #InspireSEL May 20 at 3-4 p.m. PDT

Don’t miss our upcoming conversation about SEL and distance learning! On May 20, Sanford Inspire is hosting our first Twitter chat at 3-4 p.m. PDT. We are deeply grateful to the many educators who have stepped up in the past few months to face unexpected challenges. One of the biggest changes has been teaching with new digital tools and platforms to support students and their …

Access the New Harmony Game Room App on Mobile

Access SEL lessons in the palm of your hand. Sanford Harmony is excited to launch the first phase of the Harmony Game Room app for mobile users. Get started with fully digitized Quick Connection Cards. Parents and caretakers will find this especially helpful while learning SEL at home, and QC Cards are just the beginning!   What’s Inside the First Game Room Launch? Now it’s easier …

National University to be Renamed Sanford National University in Honor of Philanthropist T. Denny Sanford

The historic renaming to Sanford National University honors Mr. Sanford’s visionary contributions toward transforming the education sector through a gift that is among the Top 15 largest donations to a U.S. higher education institution Renowned philanthropist T. Denny Sanford and the San Diego-based National University are pleased to announce the University will be renamed Sanford National University, with a formal launch planned for July 1, …