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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

“Fires in the Mind” by Kathleen Cushman - CHAPTER ONE
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Igniting the Minds of our Youth – A Driving Force to Do Better!

In Chapter ONE of the book “Fires in the Mind” by Kathleen Cushman asks us to think about “What does it take to Get Good?” As promised, I’m reading this book and sharing it here with you – chapter by...

March 12, 2013 - 6:59am
Sam Chaltain - The Ignite Show Thought Leader In Residence
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The Dream School You Didn’t Think Existed – Be Inspired!

This school seems to truly be a school community we would all dream to replicate. I was introduced to The Mission School in Boston by my friend Sam Chaltain, who is writing about it all over the...

March 1, 2013 - 12:22pm
Fires in the Mind by Kathleen Cushman : A book we will read together here!
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Igniting the Minds of our Youth – A National Priority!

In the forward of the book “Fires in the Mind” by Kathleen Cushman, Dennis White, President and CEO of the MetLife Foundation shares “Asking students to talk about their education is so simple that...

February 19, 2013 - 10:19am
Ed Week Jan. 14 2013 Gallup Poll Report: Student Engagement Drops by Grade
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Can you Imagine Student Engagement at All Time High?

Can you imagine if the reports we read were the reverse? To wake up and read "Student Engagement at an All Time High?" -- and the way our schools would be then as a place to run to? I dream for this...

January 26, 2013 - 2:54am
"Brainfood" Vol.1 No. 1 by unboundary
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Creating Margin to Breathe

We all need margin in every area of our lives -- extra room to breathe. I was recently reminded of this by our pastor who says that we all need more “breathing room” to be our best. I agree and am...

January 23, 2013 - 10:10am