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Josh Stock is currently a 6th grade Language Arts teacher at Santa Fe Trail Middle School in Olathe, KS and an Awesomeness Expert. He is also a co-chair of the Building Leadership Team during the Mercury phase of the school’s Kansans Can School Redesign project. In his free time he hosts the Kansas Moonshot Podcast highlighting the amazing things educators are doing in their classrooms across the state of Kansas.
Josh writes for websites such as Edutopia, is a contributing author in The Best Lesson Series: Literature, and also writes on his blog, https://mrstockrocks.com. Josh loves getting great books into the hands of kids who want to read them. Over the past five years he has given away over 4000 used books and 2500 new books to kids across the district.
Josh has spent the past few years working with Kansas University as a consultant on various projects connecting technology to writing strategies.
Josh was selected as one of the National School Board Association’s “20 to Watch” educational tech leaders in 2016, and received the Make IT Happen award from the International Society for Technology in Education in 2017. In 2018 he received the Emerging Young Educator award from ISTE. He has presented at conferences across the country including MACE, ISTE, and NCTE.
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