Still passing out predetermined graphic organizers to help kids tell a story? Let’s learn how to give students the freedom to design and create stories their way that show an understanding of the content authentically and provide access to digital tools that inspire a more creative approach to the storytelling process. After all, there are as many ways to tell a story as there are storytellers.
Jamie is a Google Certified Innovator and blended learning coach at Crossroads Academy of Kansas City, Missouri, a K-8 charter school. As a blended learning coach she engages educators throughout Kansas City in reimagining the educational experience for learners, often providing consultation for principals and their leadership teams. As part of several Kansas City education innovation initiatives, she works to make education a priority, widening the funnel for transformative collisions among educators and other professionals in the Kansas City landscape. When she's not providing professional development for schools locally, she presents all over the country, works alongside other educators to organize professional events and advises educational technology companies. She holds a master’s degree in Teaching English as a Second Language and eMINTS (Enhancing Missouri's Integrated Network of Teaching Strategies) certification.