290: Interview with Melissa Morrison

Tune into this episode of the Empowering Educators podcast to hear Gretchen interview Melissa Morrison. Melissa has a passion for quality writing instruction within the classroom. You’ll love hearing her story of how she went from a psychology degree, to teacher, to consultant. Hit play and get empowered!

Melissa MorrisonQuotables

*All quotables are from the interviewee 

  • Change takes time.
  • Regardless of what you teach, you have to honestly and truly care about your students.
  • You have to be willing to continually fine tune your practice.
  •  It’s okay to not be great at something right away.

About Melissa

Melissa was an elementary teacher for 10 years. After being in the classroom, she decided to become a consultant and has done so for the past 4 years. Melissa is passionate about bringing high quality literacy (especially writing) instruction to schools and teachers.

Links Mentioned:

Shifting the Balance: 6 Ways to Bring the Science of Reading into the Balanced Literacy Classroom

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I am a teacher trainer and coach. Working elbow to elbow with teachers and teacher leaders to ensure instructional proficiency and student achievement soar lights me up. We have a real need in our nation for strong educators to remain in the field. My blog, book, podcast, courses and instructional materials are geared towards empowering teachers (and those that lead them) to receive the support needed to grow and thrive today, tomorrow and always.