Anthony Armstrong

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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In practice: Balance is key in leading, learning, and letting go

By Anthony Armstrong | October 1, 2011

Lisa McColl, principal at Rio Seco, a K-8 school in Santee, Calif., shares how her school used professional learning to boost the results of her middle-level students.

In practice: Transition to building-level learning takes conversation and focus

By Anthony Armstrong | October 1, 2011

Read how Mary Hendricks-Harris, assistant superintendent and chief academic officer for the Francis Howell School District in St. Charles, Mo., used conversations and learning to implement Learning Forward’s Standards for Professional Learning, measurement and evaluation, and research-based instructional strategies — all while shifting from a district-led model of professional learning to a building-led model.

Meet the teacher: Coaches differentiate for professional learners

By Anthony Armstrong | September 11, 2011

Ensuring differentiated instruction means much more than offering the usual variety of delivery methods or individually selected courses.

From the research: Study explores sociocultural implications for district support of professional learning

By Anthony Armstrong | July 1, 2011

Examine a case study that uses a sociocultural model to explore how and what coaches learn within their own professional development.

National network redefines family involvement

By Anthony Armstrong | July 1, 2011

National network redefines family involvement

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Tool: Time sweep: Who’s talking and when?

By Anthony Armstrong | June 1, 2011

Measure how much time the teacher and students spend talking to discover what the time spent talking tells your group about the lesson and how it affects student learning.