Kevin Honeycutt inspires us to reach troubled kids in poverty #mondaymotivation

10-Minute Teacher Episode #31 | 10MT

Today Kevin Honeycutt @kevinhoneycutt grew up in poverty and attended school in many cities across the United States. As he witnessed education around the country he collected powerful experiences that still influence his conversations and his work with educators.

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As Kevin Honeycutt shares his story as a troubled kid, we’ll talk about:

  • His difficult experiences as “that kid”
  • The teachers who connected and related to him
  • The inspiration to be the teacher who relates and connects to kids

I hope you enjoy this episode with Kevin!
Want to hear another motivational Monday? Listen to teacher Jim Forde’s inspiring song, “you’re the teacher.”

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Kevin Honeycutt

Kevin grew up in poverty and attended school in many cities across the United States. As he witnessed education around the country he collected powerful experiences that still influence his conversations and his work with educators.

He spent 13 years teaching art K-12 in public school and for 17 years spent summers leading creative adventure camps for kids of all ages.

In 1991 he received the Making IT Happen Award which is an internationally recognized awards program for educators and leaders in the field of educational technology integration in K-12 schools. The program identifies and rewards educational technology leaders around the world for their commitment and innovation.

In 2011 he became an Apple distinguished educator and he continues to train students and teachers in the use of Apple’s powerful learning tools.

In his life he’s gone from being an at-risk kid doing stints in foster care to traveling the globe talking to audiences of educators, business people and kids.

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