Katie Powell is the Director for Middle Level Programs for the Association for Middle Level Education and a former middle school special education, Title 1, and ELA teacher. Passionate about reclaiming the wonder and curiosity of learning, Katie is author of the book Boredom Busters: Transform Worksheets, Lectures, and Grading into Engaging, Meaningful Learning Experiences. Katie's second book, Frustration Busters, released in October, 2021. You can find out more about Katie and her work at http://teachbeyondthedesk.com and her role at AMLE at https://www.amle.org/the-successful-middle-school-this-we-believe/.
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