Kyle Hamstra: Do it because you want to, not because you have to

Kyle Hamstra on the Show

Originally from DeMotte, Indiana, Kyle Hamstra moved to Cary, North Carolina in 2002. After teaching fifth grade math/science for fourteen years at Davis Drive Elementary, Kyle is now a second-year elementary STEM Specialist, serving over 1,000 students weekly. Kyle is happily married to Leann Hamstra. Kyle is passionate about and interested in speaking on the topics of educational leadership, curriculum, STEM, and growing with his professional learning network. Connect with him at, and 

Kyle Hamstra‘s Twitter Bio:

@DDEDolphins STEM Specialist • #ISTE Speaker • @ASCD Emerging Leader • #NCPDK Board • AfterSchool Dir • @MarblesRaleigh Adv • #EdcampWakeOrg • #Hashtag180 Creator

Kyle Hamstra Show Highlights

  • Why Kyle was not a fan of social media at first (and why he changed his opinion)
  • Some of Kyle’s favorite TwitterChats
  • What it’s like to win an ASCD Emerging Leader Award
  • The obstacle is the way
  • People crave authenticity
  • Are you open to trying something new?
  • Why each school should include a STEM special course
  • The 3 kind of people you need in life 
Kyle Hamstra on social media

Kyle Hamstra Resources

Kyle Hamstra "The obstacle is the way"

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