Thursday, July 23, 2015
The Dr. Will Show - Getting Connected with Pernille Ripp
On today's episode of The Dr. Will Show, I talk to Pernille Rip about getting connected.
Mass consumer of incredible books, Pernille Ripp, helps students discover their superpower as a former 5th grade teacher, but now 7th grade teacher in Oregon, Wisconsin. She opens up her educational pracitices and beliefs to the world on her blog www.pernillesripp.com and is also the creator of the Global Read Aloud Project, a global literacy iniative that since 2010 has connected more than 600,000 students. Her first book will be republished this fall by Routledge titled "Passionate Learners - How to Engage and Empower Your Students." Her second book “Empowered Schools, Empowered Students” was published in September, 2014. Her work has been featured by Edutopia, School Library Journal, MiddleWeb, Learning & Leading magazine, as well as in many podcasts and interviews. She is a Skype Master Teacher, as well as a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert for 2015. She is the WEMTA Making IT Happen award recipient for 2015, as well as the 2015 ISTE Award for Innovation in Global Collaboration Award recipient. She teaches others how to give the classroom back to students through speaking and professional development, as well as to anyone who walks into her classroom. Follow her on Twitter @pernilleripp.