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Mission Field: My Curriculum Journey

I’m incredibly inspired by this moment. Right now, I’m seeing a growing interest in reading instruction, and judging from the chatter in social media, it seems like districts across the country are beginning to have the conversation that we have been having in my district: How to we improve our reading and math instruction system-wide, … Continue reading Mission Field: My Curriculum Journey

I’m passionate about curriculum because I’m passionate about pedagogy

In Daviess County Public Schools, we think about curriculum as the combination of your standards, your resources, and your pedagogy. I know that’s not everyone’s definition… some folks hear curriculum and think “content” while others still seem to confuse curriculum with standards. One of the major problems in public education is that we aren’t always … Continue reading I’m passionate about curriculum because I’m passionate about pedagogy

The urgency I feel around instruction – and why I look to curriculum

In recent years, as I have sought to deeply understand our new standards and put them into practice, I’ve had my eyes widely opened to some serious issues and misunderstandings with the reading instruction in our schools – both in the districts where I served as an educator and in the 15+ districts where I … Continue reading The urgency I feel around instruction – and why I look to curriculum