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Coffee with a Geek Interview with Katie Garner

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WHEN:  April 17th, 2017 TIME:  4:00pm Eastern Katie Garner uses brain based research and practices to help children read.  Connecting with Katie can be done in a variety of ways but a good place to start is her website: https://www.katiegarner.com/ A little bit more about Katie: Katie Garner, M.Ed. (author of the best selling book, SECRET STORIES®—Cracking the Reading Code with the Brain in Mind!) is an internationally known educational speaker, author and literacy consultant with twenty five years of combined classroom experience and a passion for infusing neuroscience into early literacy learning. Her "backdoor-to-the-brain" approach to phonics skill mastery via the affective “feeling” domain shifts the paradigms associated with early literacy skill instruction, gaining national recognition with the No Child Left Behind, Reading First, and RTI Initiatives. As a featured and keynote speaker at education, reading and early childhood conferences across the United

Coffee with a Geek Giveaway

The Coffee with a Geek series has always had a mission of bringing, "in the trenches" educators' thoughts and ideas to a wider audience.  I have been so grateful to know that educators' from all over the world have watched the videos.  I have been thinking that it would be nice to somehow show appreciation for my guests and viewers.  I was excited to learn about Amazon's new Giveaway option.  You can now create your own personalized giveaway through various criterion.  So with Rachelle's interview I am giving this a try by offering 10 Kindle copies of the  #EduMatch: Snapshot in Education (2016) book by Sarah Thomas , in which Rachelle writes a chapter.  .  Hope you like this idea.  Any feedback you would like to offer would be wonderful! This is my first attempt at this so I hope I didn't make it too hard.  I will try again with my next interview and hope to make a different type of giveaway so stay tuned. Here is the link to the Giveaway: