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Motivating Teachers to Be Excellent in the K-2 Classroom

Karen Lirenman talks about the challenges and opportunities of teaching K-2 students. She shares her thoughts on innovation and how to stay motivated when you're exhausted. This is the first episode of K-2 week on the 10-Minute Teacher

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Finally, we get the feedback that we need on apps for young children and meet content standards. You’ll want to sign up for your free 30-day trial at coolcatteacher.com/reallygoodstuff and remember – it is only one app – all of the other apps are inside this one simple digital learning collection from Really Good Stuff. Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet!

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Karen Lirenman – Bio as Submitted


Karen LirenmanKaren is a lifelong learner, author, and educator. She is transforming education by connecting her students with the world using Twitter, blogs, and video conferencing. Karen has a student choice-driven hands-on approach to teaching which includes inquiry, project-based, and maker mindset.   Karen is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Innovator, ISTE Award recipient, and 5x Ironman finisher. In 2016 Karen published Innovate with iPad: Lessons to Transform Learning as a way to help educators see how technology can help students create their own content instead of consuming someone else’s. At present Karen is teaching Kindergarten at Norma Rose Point, in Vancouver, Canada.

 

Blog: Learning and Sharing with Ms. Lirenman

Twitter: @klirenman

 

Disclosure of Material Connection: This is a “sponsored podcast episode.” The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

 

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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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