- Successfully pairing best practice instruction with digital tools in the elementary classroom
- Making reading, thinking, collaboration, and inquiry the heart of your curriculum
- Planning lessons that are standards-based and personalized
- Designing management habits and routines for devices in the workshop classroom
Kristin Ziemke has been teaching and learning from children in both urban and suburban schools for the past 13 years. She engages her first grade students in authentic learning experiences where reading, thinking, collaboration, and inquiry are at the heart of the curriculum. An Apple Distinguished Educator, National Board Certified Teacher, and Chicago's Tech Innovator of the Year, Kristin holds a Master's Degree in Instructional Leadership. She constantly seeks opportunities to transform education through technology innovation, pairing best practice instruction with digital tools to capture thinking, foster creativity, differentiate instruction, and increase collaboration in the classroom and beyond.