Episode 7: An Interview with Mary Korte

Mary Korte is an incredible educator that uses fun, play, and experiential learning as her main tools in a 2nd/3rd grade combo class at the Jefferson County Open School in Lakewood, Colorado. This episode highlights her enormous talent to connect on a real level with each of her students and their families. This connection that she cherishes with each student guides her quest to learn through manipulating real objects in the world. 

She is the mother of two children currently enrolled at the Jefferson County Open School.  She has an MA in Curriculum and Instruction.  Mary enjoys hiking, skiing, running, reading, and time at the beach with her family.  

Episode Highlights:  

-Fun and play in the classroom

-Excitement to learn with the students each day 

-Giving students another chance in the toughest of situations

Mary Korte’s School: https://jcos.jeffcopublicschools.org

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