Kristie Ennis

Joined Feb 29, 2016

  • Location: Warrenville, Illinois
  • Organization: National Math & Science Initiative
  • Grade: 10th , 11th , 12th
  • Environment: I am now serving as an English Consultant for the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI). In this role, I facilitate teacher training in week long summer workshops for pre-AP coursework, weekend one and two day workshops for students in AP Language or AP Literature courses, and present at conferences. I am also a Wonder Lead Ambassador and reviewer, and an Item Checker for LearnZillion. I stepped out of the classroom this year to continue pursuing my doctoral degree in English Pedagogy & Technology at Murray State University.
  • Biography: I taught high school English, Journalism, dual-credit English, AP Literature & Language and Composition for almost 9 years at Waggener High School in Louisville, KY before leaving the classroom for the first time in February 2016 to become an instructional coach. I earned my undergraduate degree in English and my first Master's of Arts in Teaching from the University of Louisville. From there, I continued my education by earning post-baccalaureate credits in English from U of L and my National Board Certification. I then earned a Master's of Science in Library Media and my certification as a School Media Librarian. I hope to integrate all of these areas into a doctoral study in the future.
  • Website/Blog: www.t3llc.org

Oct 31, 2017

Differentiation Doesn't Have to Mean "Extra"

This week's Book Fort is all about differentiation because let's be honest, it is an educational buzz word that not many of us really know what to do ...

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Oct 3, 2017

The Book Fort Abounds!

While I have shared this resource before, I wanted to share a link to all the most recent issues of The Book Fort in case it might help you encourage ...

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Sep 18, 2017

Wonder on the Drive

As I was driving back to the Chicago area from Dublin, OH, which will become my new home in about one month, I was reminded that wonder is ...

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Sep 5, 2017

Wonder, Wonder, Everywhere!

I have traveled extensively this summer as I have been facilitating training for teachers all over the country and everywhere I go, no matter how ...

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Aug 7, 2017

Urban Gardening Update

Last month, I shared my experience in planting a small garden in my new, much smaller living space. I have had more success than not, although I ...

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Jul 17, 2017

How Does Your Garden Grow?

When I recently moved from Kentucky, where I lived in a house and had my own gardening space, to a suburb of Chicago, I lamented not having a place ...

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Jun 16, 2017

Take Time to Wonder

Having just relocated to a new city five hours from my home of 34 years, I felt the wanderlust tugging at me when I packed up my car to drive away ...

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May 19, 2017

Switching Gears: An End of the Year Reflection

As my 11th full year in public education comes to a close, I find myself on the precipice of a new beginning. I am moving to a new state, resigning ...

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Mar 8, 2017

We are Women, Hear us Roar!

Today is a day to recognize women for their accomplishments, for their unbelievable talents, and to honor them for being utterly indispensable. ...

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