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Anne Ostholthoff is 20 year education leader and advocate with a passion to inspire teachers to create dynamic classrooms that will motivate students to learn, graduate and be great. Recognized as a dynamic force by leading education groups/individuals and the business community, Anne
is uniquely equipped to bring people and organizations together in close collaboration for a common goal.

Recent Blog Posts

St. Louis "Gateway" on return from Alton High School, Alton IL.
The Ignite Show

Opening the School Year On the Road with State Teachers of the Year

This year I am working up close and personal with four teachers in four states as they get started with a new class of students! All are State Teachers of the Year; all are implementing the Common...

August 27, 2013 - 6:15am
Igniting the Minds of our Youth – What Kids Tell us About Motivation and Mastery by Kathleen Cushman
The Ignite Show
Student's Real Time Lesson Feedback in Sarah Brown Wessling's Classroom
The Ignite Show

Student Voice Formative Assessment -- for NOW!

You have to see this!I ran across this really great tool for you to use right now in your classroom to gain immediate assessment of what your students learned. Formative assessment simplified...and...

May 2, 2013 - 10:05am
A Year at Mission Hill - Chapter 7 "Behind the Scenes"
The Ignite Show

Slowing Down to Go Fast – An interview with Deborah Meier/ Founder of the Mission Hill School

There is much rich information provided by Sam Chaltain and others about this “dream school” Mission Hill. It motivates me to want to see this type school replicated everywhere! But where to begin? I...

April 29, 2013 - 1:45pm
Zak Malamed / Founder / Student Voice
The Ignite Show

Students Leading – Let’s Listen!

A movement is taking shape that I thought you would want to know more about – students are rallying to share their opinions and ideas for what they want their education to be for themselves and other...

April 10, 2013 - 3:57am