Angry Birds – Part 2: Instruction

I’m leery of writing another Angry Bird post, but while the concept is on my mind I thought I’d better follow through. It has been humbling to know that my first Angry Bird post reached a wide audience. Others have said blogging will change your life. I’m starting to realize what they mean! If someone […]

“Angry Birds” – A Lesson in Assessment FOR Learning

I’m embarrassed to admit, but two weeks ago I didn’t even know anything about Angry Birds. It looks like this addicting little game has been around for a while. I know … Where have I been? I guess I’ve been spending time with a less angry little bird (Twitter). I’m really not the angry type! I […]

A Week in the Life of an Instructional Coach …

As president-elect of Iowa Staff Development Council I’m very proud of the mission of the entire Learning Forward organization. “Every educator engages in effective professional learning everyday so every student achieves.” As an instructional coach, I strive to carry out this mission each and everyday. The most fulfilling part of my job comes in the form […]