Ellen Hume-Howard

Ellen Hume-Howard / December 5, 2019

Professional Learning that Matters

When you think about professional development in education it is reasonable to picture what most of us have experienced; full day workshops of “sit and get” and a “hope” that what was communicated in five hours will somehow miraculously change our practice. Or perhaps it is the “Wild West” professional learning approach, where one struts out on their own to pursue what they are personally interested in, only to find that alignment to district and school goals, or even educational strategies, proves problematic.  

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Ellen Hume-Howard / May 23, 2018

JFF: Jobs For The Future

New Hampshire offers innovative, successful approaches in competency-based and deeper learning practices and is a model for other states to follow. 

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Ellen Hume-Howard / May 23, 2018

Innovation Bright Spots in New Hampshire

Rochester Middle School http://www.rochesterschools.com/rms/  is our first pick as a “Bright Spot” of Innovation in education in New Hampshire.  This week we had the pleasure of participating in Learning Walks at the Rochester Middle School in Rochester, NH.  The Learning Walks gave us a glimpse into a model of personalized and competency-based learning that blends […]

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