Elementary 2-3 Grade
Hi! I'm Katie Hess and have been an early childhood educator for the past 18 years. I have a masters degree in early childhood education from Millersville University and a reading specialty certification from Kutztown University. My professional experiences include teaching kindergarten, first, and second grade, both in Lancaster and Berks counties. Besides early childhood education, I am passionate about integrating purposeful technology into my instruction. I recently became a certified Apple Teacher, Google Certified Educator, and Seesaw Ambassador. My husband, daughter, and I enjoy traveling and exploring new places (especially those with beach access). We also enjoy our down time at home with our shelter-rescued pets and spoiled golden retriever. Fun fact! I was a contestant on the show Wheel of Fortune and won a trip to Hawaii!
"I loved this course. It was geared exactly for the age level I teach so the information learned and shared was extremely valuable. Tech usage varies greatly depending on the age level of the students being taught. It was nice not to have to adapt for my Kindergarteners on my own!"
"I was really impressed, especially finding out that this was her first course. Katie H. was very organized and her instructions and expectations were clear and concise. She was accommodating to individual needs without losing the impact of the course."
"I thought the authenticity of the materials with the course were excellent as well as the age-appropriate programs that we used. I was able to take everything we learned from the course and use it with my students immediately."
"Very useful information that I plan to revisit as I continue teaching."
"I have already implemented many of the activities into my daily teaching, especially making interactive Google Slides lessons and activities."