"Katy Ridnouer has written a classic. Teachers will find invaluable ideas for connecting with students and parents in unique and fun ways. The book provides appropriate, ongoing support and encouragement that will keep students in class, behavior in check and learning on track."
-American Association of School Administrators
About the Author
Katy Ridnouer teaches with the intention of giving students the tools they need to articulate their unique voices. She does this by creating strategies that help students lift the veils that block efficient learning so that they may use their strengths, cope with their weaknesses, and become successful learners. She has taught in a variety of settings, including public middle and high schools; a private school for students with learning difficulties; a GED program for adult women on the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota; a tutoring center specializing in treating students with learning difficulties; a private school in Dublin, Ireland; and at Central Piedmont Community College, her current position.
Katy earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a Master of Education degree at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. She is the author of Managing Your Classroom with Heart, published in 2006 and Hillwalking published in 2012. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband and three sons.