Coaching for Alignment of Learning Targets

It is exciting to see learning targets in the curriculum storyboard. It really helps when students can see in advance what they will be expected to demonstrate learning. And, the more explicit and focused the target, the more likely they will hit it. Although many people are indicating a target with the opening phrase “I […]

Awakening the Innate Storyteller

What does a great story teller have in common with a great teacher? The ability to explain, entice, provoke curiosity and mystery to invite you into pursuing the unknown–the story not yet told. How might we capture an evocative story as we design our curriculum? As a coach, I find it helpful for curriculum designers […]

Developing a French 1 Curriculum Storyboard with Lauren McMinn

Finding new approaches related to education can turn out to be a transformative experience, specifically when they tend to originate from unexpected sources. Lauren McMinn of World of Learning Institute (WOL) was introduced to Curriculum Storyboards by Olivia Grugan, who shared her inspiration after hearing Heidi Hayes Jacobs speak at the PASCD annual conference. Lauren’s initial […]