Throughout my childhood, I had teachers I connected with in a way I will never forget, while others have faded in my memories. As an adult, I’ve seen the same phenomenon: some teachers have an incredible talent for inspiring even the most unreachable student. What is the extra “something” those teachers possess? I think I’ve finally figured it out.
Kelli Hixon (@kelhixon) is a blended learning coach for Michigan Virtual University. As a blended learning coach, she works with K-12 educators to personalize learning for students through blended learning initiatives. Prior to joining the MyBlend team, Kelli’s background includes face-to-face teaching and coaching at the elementary level. She holds a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Oakland University and a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from Gannon University.