In our "What's in My Bag" video series, we learn about the tools and materials Concordia Shanghai teachers use to share new knowledge and skills with their students. We also get a glimpse of the items that inspire them not only as educators but as mentors and coaches, parents and servant leaders, subject matter experts and life-long learners.
Today we hear from elementary school instructional coach Casey Koschmeder, who shows us some the tools he uses in the ES classroom and makerspace to help students grow as creative thinkers and insightful learners.
More about Dr. Koschmeder
Casey was born and raised in Iowa, America. He graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor’s degree in elementary education. After venturing into international teaching, he completed his Master’s degree in educational leadership from the University of New England. Casey earned his Doctor of Education degree from the American College of Education. Casey is passionate about professional learning, curriculum and assessment development, building positive relationships with others, and sharing his love for learning. Casey has had the opportunity to teach and volunteer in numerous countries, including, the United Arab Emirates and Panama. The people he has met and the sites he has seen have been truly awe-inspiring. His family and friends, near and far, have helped him learn a plethora of life lessons for which he is extremely grateful. Casey is joined by his extraordinary wife, Naomi, imaginative daughter, Liliana, and curious son, Caleb.