Karen Lirenman on episode 371 of the 10-Minute Teacher
From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis
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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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- Innovate with iPad: Lessons to Transform Learning – One of my favorite books for teachers who use iPads with young children
- Using Book Creator in the Elementary Classroom – This is a FREE Resource great for K-4 educators looking for ways to use Book Creator in their classroom.
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Karen Lirenman – Bio as Submitted
Karen 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.
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