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Anthony Armstrong

anthony.armstrong@learningforward.org

Anthony Armstrong is senior vice president, marketing & communications at Learning Forward. He advances Learning Forward’s vision and mission through his work on marketing, website, and outgoing communications. His background is grounded in writing, literature, and design. Anthony previously served as editor-in-chief for The Nurses Lounge magazine and taught for several years at local colleges in Dallas, Texas. He has a bachelor’s degree in Literary Studies and a master’s degree in Arts and Humanities from the University of Texas at Dallas. A native of Texas, he is passionate about using Learning Forward’s global reach to bring meaningful impact to educators and students around the world.

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A new game plan: Professional learning redesign makes the case for teacher voices

By Anthony Armstrong | November 13, 2012

A new game plan: Professional learning redesign makes the case for teacher voices

In practice: For principals’ professional learning, overlap and modeling count

By Anthony Armstrong | October 1, 2012

Pam DaPam Davis-Webbvis-Webb, principal at Diven Elementary school in Elmira, N.Y., knows that principals’ own professional learning is in a constant time crunch. Read how she overlapped her own professional learning with teacher professional learning to create a focused start to the students’ day and inspire her school’s professional learning community.

In practice: Disjointed professional learning calls for building a strong foundation

By Anthony Armstrong | August 13, 2012

In 2009, when Janet C. Johnson, education specialist for Atlanta Public Schools, enrolled in the Learning Forward Academy Class of 2011, her problem of practice was addressing a disjointed approach to professional learning in the district. Read how Johnson introduced the newly revised Standards for Professional Learning as a critical part of building a new foundation for the district’s change process.

The art of feedback: Support observers with a system that ensures learning-focused conversations

By Anthony Armstrong | August 13, 2012

The art of feedback: Support observers with a system that ensures learning-focused conversations

Community schools boost teacher and principal satisfaction

By Anthony Armstrong | July 10, 2012

Community schools boost teacher and principal satisfaction

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In practice: From 60 course failures to 4: Learning communities bring gains in student success

By Anthony Armstrong | July 1, 2012

Brian M. Stack, principal at Sanborn Regional High School, Kingston, N.H., has transitioned his school to competency-based grading and reporting. Read how learning communities helped facilitate this philosophical and procedural change.