Joining the Conversation at Iowa Reading Conference

Last week I attended the Iowa Reading Association’s annual conference. It had been several years since I was able to go, so I enjoyed every minute of it. I was able to share the time and the drive with three fun teachers from a neighboring district. The sessions I had looked forward to—Richard Peck, Newbery… Read more Joining the Conversation at Iowa Reading Conference

Autonomy, Mastery, and Purpose

I just returned from a conference for adjunct faculty at Buena Vista University. The keynote speaker was Troyce Fisher, a great educational leader in Iowa. She helped us unpack the college’s vision statement: BVU’s Vision We aspire to be a remarkable educational community, focused on learning, challenging every student, faculty and staff member to set… Read more Autonomy, Mastery, and Purpose