About Me

ColoradoJohn Tanner, Ed.D.
Instructional Coach, High School English Teacher


Thanks for visiting my site.  I’m excited to begin this journey into the blogging world and am eager to share some of what I’ve learned over the last 15 years in education.

I believe that students flourish when their teachers thrive.  To that end, I desire to make this a place where teachers feel informed, empowered, challenged, and appreciated.

Though I’m interested in a variety of topics related to education, my main areas of focus include:

  • Adolescent Motivation
  • Literacy Instruction
  • Classroom Management
  • Teacher Retention

I invite your comments and ideas and look forward to collaborating with you as we work toward this important goal: Ensuring that every teacher is equipped to offer all students an excellent experience in every classroom every day.

Thanks for reading,