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Kathryn Starke

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TeacherGoal #5: Support All Students to Become Independent Readers with Kathryn Starke

TeacherGoals Podcast

Reading is a common subject within all classrooms; students read to do essays, workshops, activities, research, etc. However, have you ever wondered if they are really enjoying it? As an educator, you should look for different ways to know the answer and figure out the best manner to shift your student’s mindset about reading. In this week’s episode, we have a very special guest that will provide us with meaningful strategies you can use to empower your students to love literacy.Let me introduce Kathryn Starke; she has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master's degree in Literacy and Culture.  Kathryn is an urban literacy consultant, reading specialist, author, keynote speaker, adjunct professor, and the founder of Creative Minds Publications. Her books, Tackle Reading and A Touchdown in Reading are part of a national educational initiative supported by the NFL.Tune in and be up-to-date to support your students to become independent readers!Resources Mentioned: A Touchdown in ReadingTackle Reading Visit our website to read the transcript and download additional resources or, join our Facebook group here to connect with other teachers, engage in LIVE Q & A’s with the TeacherGoals Podcast guests and discuss podcast episodes.You can connect with our host Erica Terry on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Be sure to check out her website www.healthywealthyeducators.com  to learn more about different strategies to achieve your teaching goals!You can connect with the TeacherGoals community on Facebook, LinkedIn, Youtube, Instagram, and Twitter. If you'd like to engage in Q&A with our guests during the live interview or interact with a rockstar community of educators, then you are going to definitely want to join the TeacherGoals Facebook group.


24 Feb 2022

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Episode 26- Kathryn Starke

What the World Needs Now

We are back from summer break and ready for a new season of What the World Needs Now. In this episode, Josh and Tom learn from Kathryn Starke, a Reading Specialist,  about how she inspired her students to love reading and how she continues to inspire students from all over the country to #Tackle Reading! 


24 Aug 2021

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EP43: Amy's Travels By Kathryn Starke

Read With Carylee Podcast

The Read with Carylee Show brings the love of literature to children and gives a peek behind the scenes by evoking the joy of reading, helping children interact with authors, and displaying the hidden talent of these authors who may be living in your community. In this episode, we are going to read “Amy's Travels” By Kathryn Starke. ✅ ABOUT THE STORY: “Amy's Travels” tells the story of a globe-trotting girl who visits all seven continents on earth. The book’s main character was born in Peru and traveled to Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, and South America and introduces Antarctica and Australia as well. First published in 2006, writer Kathryn Starke shares that the character is based on her real life college roommate who had a very exciting story to tell. “Her father worked for the government and she traveled clearly all around the world. So this is Amy's true story that she gave me to write. And the reason I decided to write it is I am a former elementary school teacher and I taught first and second and third grade. And the seven continents are part of our curriculum in second grade. I could not find one story, a fictional story that took us to all of the continents. I found a nonfiction story for everyone, but that stubborn factual book I had to bring home from the library. And I found that we learn best through story. So I told the story of Amy to my students just using the map and using her journey. And when I realized that it not only made the children connect to other locations, but understood we have greater landmasses than just our community and our country. Then I turned it into a book with Amy's permission.” ✅ ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Kathryn Starke is a national urban literacy consultant, reading specialist, author, and founder/CEO of Creative Minds Publications. She is the author of Amy's Travels, Tackle Reading, A Touchdown in Reading: An Educator's Guide to Literacy Instruction, Because of You, and The Perfect Blend. Her award-winning publishing company is a personalized way to help authors bring their story idea to life. Starke's motto is publishing for a purpose, which has enabled her to create philanthropic projects around her titles including the annual Tackle Reading event supported by the NFL. Connect with Kathryn: LinkedIn: Kathryn C Starke Facebook Personal Profile: @kathrynstarke Facebook Business Page: @creativemindspublications Instagram: @KathrynStarke Twitter: @KathrynStarke Website: creativemindspublications.com #TackleReading #traveltheworld #creativemindspublications 📘 Get your copy of “Amy’s Travels” today at Amazon! https://amzn.to/32DekFp ✅ COME AND READ WITH CARYLEE Discover other books that are worth your time and join author read-aloud at Carylee's YouTube channel 🖥️ Read With Carylee


19 Jun 2021

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From 2nd Grade Teacher to NFL Partnership. Meet Kathryn Starke!

Hey Educators, Together We've Got This!

"The advice that I always share with fellow educators is that there is so much work to do and there are so many holes to fill. I truly believe that the experts in education are educators." ~Kathryn Starke If you've been wondering how you can truly use your unique gifts & talents to create a life that you love, then tune in to my interview with Kathryn Starke. Kathryn began her career as a second-grade teacher who wrote a book that she could use in her own classroom. In this episode, Kathryn shares how she turned that first book into a publishing company and then wrote a second book that allowed her to secure a brand partnership with the NFL. Yes, you read that right... Every year she collaborates with the NFL to #tacklereading and in this episode, she inspires you to turn your love of teaching into the opportunity of your dreams. MEET KATHRYN STARKE: Kathryn Starke is a national urban literacy consultant, author, adjunct professor, and founder of Creative Minds Publications, an educational publishing company. She is a former elementary school teacher, reading specialist, and district literacy coach. She has a BS in elementary education and a MS in literacy and culture.  Starke is the author of Amy's Travels, Tackle Reading, and A Touchdown in Reading: An Educator's Guide to Literacy Instruction. She is the creator of the 5th annual Tackle Reading day supported by the NFL to promote a love of literacy with a passion for football. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kathrynstarke/ Website: https://kathrynstarke.wordpress.com/tacklereading/ CONNECT WITH ERICA: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ericaterryceo/  Educators Empowering Educators Community: https://www.educatorsempoweringeducators.com/join Work 1:1 with Erica: https://www.classroomtoceo.com/work-with-erica ERICA'S ASK: If you enjoyed this episode, I would be forever grateful if you SUBSCRIBED to the show, left me an honest REVIEW and SHARED it with your friends so that I can get this show in front of the educators and edupreneurs who need it the most

2 Mar 2021

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Kathryn Starke (@KathrynStarke) - How To Use Entrepreneurship To Fill A Gap In Education

The Dr. Will Show Podcast

Kathryn Starke. Kathryn is an urban literacy consultant, author, keynote speaker, adjunct professor, and founder of Creative Minds Publications, a global literacy educational publishing company. Starke has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education, master’s degree in literacy and culture, and fifteen years of experience in her educational career. She was an inner-city elementary schoolteacher before she served as an elementary school reading specialist and district literacy coach. Her first children’s book, Amy’s Travels, is used in schools in over 26 countries on 6 continents. Her book, Tackle Reading, is an educational resource written to motivate and inspire parents and teachers in promoting a love of literacy at home and in school. It’s part of the 4th annual Tackle Reading program supported by the NFL. Starke was selected as one of the top educational experts you should be following in 2020.


29 Jan 2020

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Teacher,Entrepreneur,Author and Literacy Expert Kathryn Starke Joins Us

Positive Phil

Positive Phil Podcast is a daily podcast hosted by Positive Phil. Our popular growing podcast currently airs on iTunes, TuneIn, Stitcher, Spreaker, Soundcloud, on our official website, RSS feeds globally, and many more digital platforms!If you are looking for another way to stay motivated in life, be sure to subscribe to our episodes.www.positivephil.comwww.positivephil.com/aboutwww.positivestocks.comwww.podcastconnector.comwww.positivephil.com/subscribeItunes: https://itunes.apple.com/sb/podcast/positive-phil-show/id1107492702?mt=2Stitcher Radio: http://bit.ly/2c9czHFGoogle Play: https://bit.ly/2dPZzUWGoogle Podcasts https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvMTczMTc2NS9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVkspotifyhttps://open.spotify.com/show/4zSWvzDvfNeLxXEWI8898a?si=6vysHUT0Q265O7tAC7CoTwhttps://www.youtube.com/c/Positivephils/liveFREE AUDIO BOOKShttp://www.audibletrial.com/positivephil


13 May 2019

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170: Kathryn Starke - Bringing Literacy to the World

It's All About the Questions

9/25/18 show - Books have been a part of my life from way before I could read. I love reading so much I even walked out of school in first grade because I thought they weren't going to teach me how to read.  You'll have to read my book for the details though. Today I want to focus on my guest and how she is helping increase literacy around the world. Without literacy you would not be reading this episode summary nor would I be able to do my show each week. Smartphones would not exist nor would most of the resources we take for granted today. Yet a large portion of the world cannot read at even a basic grade level and in some countries women are still not allowed to go to school. Enter Kathryn Starke, Global Literacy advocate. Her goal is to help schools achieve literacy success while making it fun for their students of all ages. Take a listen as we discuss how you can be a literacy advocate, how Kathryn has built a global business around literacy and how anyone can "Tackle Reading" in their community or around the world. Kathryn Starke is an urban literacy specialist, reading consultant, author, and the founder of Creative Minds Publications, LLC, a global literacy based educational company.  She has been featured on multiple media platforms including Fox Small Business News, Inspire Me Today, Virginia This Morning, and Conversations Live.   She currently serves on the board of Reach Out and Read Virginia.  She previously served on the Chris Baker 92 Foundation, and is the children’s author and literacy advocate for the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation reading program.  She served as a panelist on educational forums for University of Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth University and was the keynote speaker for the PBS Kids Writing Contest Awards Ceremony.   A native of Richmond Virginia, Kathryn graduated from Longwood University with a BS degree in elementary education and a Master's degree in Literacy and Culture.  She has taught first, second, and third grade and served as a literacy specialist for over a decade in inner city/Title I schools in Richmond Public Schools and Chesterfield County Public Schools in Richmond, Virginia.  She is the author of Amy’s Travels, a multicultural children’s book used in schools on over twenty countries on six continents.  The book was recently turned into a musical by the Latin Ballet of Virginia.   Kathryn was named one of the 50 Great Writers You Should be Reading by The Author’s Show.  She has provided in depth literacy consulting in over 80 schools, has presented at both state and national reading conferences, and has served as a consultant in some of the top 100 largest school districts in the country, working primarily in 5 states (Virginia, California, New York, Massachusetts, and South Carolina).


3 Oct 2018