Pernille Ripp is a passionate teacher in Wisconsin, USA, who has taught 4th, 5th, and 7th grade, as well as a proud techy geek and mass consumer of incredible books. She is creator of the Global Read Aloud Project, co-founder of EdCamp MadWI, and believer in all children. She has no awards or accolades except for the lightbulbs that go off in her students’ heads every day. Her first book “Passionate Learners – Giving Our Classrooms Back to Our Students” can be purchased now from Powerful Learning Press. Her second book “Empowered Schools, Empowered Students – Creating Connected and Invested Learners” is out now from Corwin Press. Follow her on Twitter @PernilleRipp.