teacher motivational speaker Vicki Davis

Bio of Vicki Davis

written by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher

written by Vicki Davis

Short Bio of Vicki Davis

Vicki Davis – Classroom Teacher, EdTech Enthusiast, and Lifelong Learner

In her 22nd year of teaching in K12, Vicki remains as passionate as ever about reaching every student. Before this, she taught adults for five years. With a philosophy to “innovate like a turtle,” Vicki believes in the power of consistent, gradual innovation in the classroom.

With two of her three children having learning differences, Vicki has a special place in her heart for students who face challenges. She's dedicated to discovering technologies that unlock each child's (and teacher's) potential.

  • Author & Blogger: Vicki has penned the books Reinventing Writing and Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds. She's also behind the Cool Cat Teacher blog, a go-to resource for educators worldwide. Sign up for her newsletter and grab her free ebook, “10 Habits of Bloggers that Win.” Top Teacher Blog Award Winner. Writer for Edutopia.
  • Podcaster: The 10 Minute Teacher Podcast, hosted by Vicki, offers bite-sized inspiration and guidance for educators. With millions of downloads, it's a favorite among busy teachers. Her work with her previous podcast earned her the Best Talk Show Host in Education BAMMY Award.
  • Global Collaborator: Vicki's projects, like the Flat Classroom Project, have connected students across the world, fostering understanding and collaboration. ISTE 2006 Online Learning Award.
  • Speaker: Having shared over 100 keynotes worldwide, Vicki is passionate about topics ranging from differentiating instruction to the ethical use of Artificial Intelligence in teaching. Get info on booking Vicki.
  • Technology Advocate: Speaking at events by tech giants like Google and Microsoft, Vicki is always on the lookout for innovative classroom technology. Her class was even named one of the top 10 Financially Literate classrooms in the US!
  • Connect with Vicki: With a following of over 162K on Twitter, Vicki loves to connect, share, and learn. Find her on Tumblr, Flipboard, Threads, Blue Sky, YouTube, TikTok, Pinterest, and Facebook as well. @coolcatteacher

On a personal note, Vicki cherishes her family: 3 children, 3 dogs, 1 cat, and a supportive husband. She's grateful to every person who takes the time to read her story and connect.

Thank you for taking the time. Feel free to reach out and share your educational journey with Vicki!

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Vicki Davis

Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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