We all need to know where we’re going.

As we enter summer, I am reminded of what a powerful season of reflection this can be. So, here are a few thoughts and connecting of a few dots for us to think about, relating to how we cast vision for...

A Vision for Everyone at the Table in 2014!

Our dream for 2014 at The Ignite Show is for more opportunities to raise awareness (and respect) for educators and education through the voices of teachers, students and parents. As seen in a small dose on the latest Special Episode #4 in the...

When Will We Listen to Teachers?

I am amazed at how some local politicians and influencers in political circles do not take into consideration what a majority of teachers are saying! As I work with teachers across the country and with education leaders of teachers like President...

Sharing Interview with the Council of Chief State School Officers

Today we launch a series of four Special Episodes of The Ignite Show featuring four State Teachers of the Year teaching to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). This all was made possible by the generous support of The National Network of State Teachers...

Shedding Light and Spreading Truth

Sharing Information from the Road - travelling the country, visiting the classrooms of Four State Teachers of the Year and watching as they teach lessons they prepared in alignment to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) has been an experience I...

Student Voice Formative Assessment — for NOW!

You have to see this!I ran across this really great tool for you to use right now in your classroom to gain immediate assessment of what your students learned. Formative assessment simplified…and student voice magnified! This was created by Sarah Brown...