158: Educational Thrill Seeker – Kelli Coons chats with us about trying new things, taking risks, and finding your people.

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Literacy Coach, Kelli Coons, chats with us about trying new things, taking risks, and finding your people.

‘I think that, in order for you to grow personally and professionally, I feel like that's essential, for everyone to experience some type of failure at some point in time.' - @TooLegitTeach from episode 158 of #TeachBetterTalk… Click To Tweet

Episode Highlights

  • 3:35 – Highlighting Dave Schmittou (@DaveSchmittou) NOT David Schwimmer from Friends.
  • 10:12 – Previewing the episode with Kelli Coons.
  • 14:02 – Kelli introduces herself.
  • 15:55 – Kelli shares how she has been supporting teachers during these challenging times of school closures due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic.
  • 23:49 – Kelli’s failure: Having her heart set on a job and then not getting that job.
  • 28:24 – What’s keeping Kelli excited about education right now: How masterfully teachers have been able to flip their classrooms and reach their students through distance learning.  
  • 30:30 – Kelli’s advice for teachers: Find Your People!
  • 33:28 – 6 questions answered in 15 seconds or less.
  • 35:37 – How to connect with Kelli.

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