Speaking & Press
Here's a few of the things I've done, including speaking engagements, educational technology professional development, and publications.
ADE 2017 Showcase
Video of my Apple Distinguished Educator Academy 2017 Showcase, "Building A Grassroots Student Tech Team." [Link]
Superior Tech 4 Teachers 2016
Back to the Future! Transforming Classroom Environments With Digital Tools (CS212)
A presentation given at FETC 2016. Some tools and concepts covered are gamification, lesson design using digital tools, and iPad apps or web tools you can use immediately.
FETC Apple Distinguished Educator Panel
Presenter at the 2016 FETC Apple room on Educational paradigm shifts and iTunes U.
EdCamp Citrus Presenter
Since 2013, I've been a regular presenter at EdCamp Citrus. EdCamps are "unconferences" in which attendees decide the sessions.
A presentation on the "Flipped" classroom model and how to implement it in schools given at a Citrus County School Board meeting in 2014.
A.V.E. For Success - iTunes U
An FETC 2015 presentation for FASA in which I dicussed an iTunes U course I co-authored, and their digital resources platform.
[iTunes U Course Link]
Moving Forward with iPads in the 1:1 Environment
An FETC 2015 session class I co-moderated. We talked about Ideas for iPad applications and techniques to move instruction forward in classrooms.
Press & Publications
The Technobabble Smoke Screen
Guest column in the Citrus County Chronicle about technology's impact on school leadership and policy decisions. [Link]
A local newspaper article written about the technology team of students I piloted, which has lead to multiple iterations across our district - including it's own business elective. [Link]
Pillars of the iPad School
1:1 Device Use in the Classroom
This is an article I wrote for Sophia.org's "School of Thought: Insights & Ideas for Online Teaching" blog in 2014.
BAM! Radio featured my quote about pedagogical shifts with educational technology. [Link]
Press release shared about me and the Governor's SHINE award.
Florida County Uses Technology to Engage Students and Innovate in the Classroom
An article I contributed to from the US Department of Education about 1:1 Technology integration.
Citrus Teacher Honored by Apple
An Article published about my selection as an Apple Distinguished Educator, in which school board members and stakeholders visited my classroom.
My interview with the gamification platform company "ClassCraft." These guys are an amazing company helping to incorporate elements of MMORPGs (Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games) into the classroom.
iPads Make Their Mark
An article published about my integration of iPads into the writing curriculum.
An article published about my recognition by Apple as an Apple Distinguished Educator.