Justin Reich is the co-founder of EdTechTeacher, the Richard L. Menschel HarvardX Research Fellow, a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and a lecturer in the Scheller Teacher Education Program at MIT. His research and teaching focuses on the future of learning in a networked world. He writes the EdTechResearcher blog for Education Week, and has been published in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, the Washington Post, Inside Higher Ed, the Christian Science Monitor, and other publications.
An early adopter of mobile devices, Greg first integrated cell phones, and then iPads, into his high school history curricula. As an EdTechTeacher instructor, he works with schools across the country, presents at national conferences, and blogs regularly about the creative capabilities afforded by mobile devices. He officially coined the phrase "App Smashing," is an authorized Google Education Trainer, and attended St. Anselm college in Manchester, NH.
EdTechTeacher Instructors and Feaured Speakers
EdTechTeacher Featured SpeakerBETH HOLLAND
Innovation Summit Featured SpeakerSCOTT BEDLEY
EdTechTeacher Featured SpeakerGREG KULOWIEC
Innovation Summit Featured SpeakerGRANT LICHMANN
Scott Bedley, an award winning educator, has been recognized as the Tech Alliance/Project Tomorrow's Innovation Award: High Impact Teacher in STEM, Irvine Unified School District Elementary Teacher of the Year, Orange County Teacher of the Year, and Orange County CUE (Computer Using Educators) Outstanding Teacher. His practices have been featured in O Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, The NY Times, The Los Angels Times, and other media outlets. Scott is the creator of the Technology Applied Science Fair (TAS Fair), co-founder of Global School Play Day, and co-host of the Bedley Brothers EdChat Show.
Beth Holland combines over 15 years of experience in mobile learning, K-12 education, and differentiated instruction, to help teachers create innovative learning environments. She blogs regularly for Edutopia as well as EdTech Researcher at Education Week, presents at nationally and internationally, and is an authorized Google Education Trainer. She also holds a Master's degree from Harvard as well as a Bachelor's from Northwestern University. In addition to being an EdTechTeacher instructor, she is a doctoral student at Johns Hopkins University.
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Tom Daccord, Director and Co-Founder of EdTechTeacher, has worked with schools, colleges and educational organizations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East as an educational technology speaker and instructor. He has authored two books and writes regularly for eSchool News.
Grant Lichtman is an internationally recognized thought leader in the drive to transform K-12 education. He speaks, writes, and works with fellow educators in both public and private schools. He is the author of two books, #EdJourney: A Roadmap to the Future of Education, and The Falconer: What We Wish We Had Learned in School. For almost 15 years, Grant was a senior administrator at one of the largest and oldest K-12 independent schools in California. Grant graduated from Stanford University with a BS and MS in geology.
As Director of Innovative Learning at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC) and an Apple Distinguished Educator, Sabba works with faculty to redesign curriculum and supports students with developing digital literacy skills. Prior to joining USC, Sabba led the technology-enhanced curriculum initiative for grades 6-12 at Fairmont Private Schools in Orange County, California where she deployed iPads and created professional development for teachers, administrators and parents.
iPad Summit Featured SpeakerBRAD WAID
Alan November is an international leader in education technology. He began his career as an oceanography teacher and dorm counselor at an island reform school for boys in Boston Harbor. In 1984, while working a computer science teacher in Lexington, MA, he became one of the first teachers in the world to have a student project online - a database for the handicapped. In his career, he has been director of an alternative high school, computer coordinator, technology consultant, and university lecturer. Today, he helps schools, governments, and industry leaders improve the quality of education through technology.
EdTechTeacher Featured SpeakerTOM DACCORD
Brad Waid is a highly sought after, energetic and passionate educator, International speaker, blogger, writer and show host who inspires educational change through educational and emerging technology, Augmented Reality and 21 century learning. He is one of the co-founders of AR Detroit, co-host of the "2 Guys Show", co-founder of Two Guys and Some iPads blog, featured on best-keynote.com, and honored by the National School Board Association as one of the 20 to Watch in Education.
iPad Summit Featured SpeakerDREW MINOCK
EdTechTeacer Featured SpeakerSABBA QUIDWAI
Google Jamboree Featured SpeakerALICE KEELER
A rising star in the world of educational technology and motivational speaker, Drew Minock is an expert at using augmented reality to deepen comprehension and enhance the learning experience. He has worked with educators and students around the world as an Education Evangelist for DAQRI, the world’s leading augmented reality developer. Drew is the Co-Founder of the globally recognized educational blog, Two Guys and Some iPads, and the popular podcast, “The Two Guys Show.” Drew’s knowledge, passion, and powerful message ignites a love of learning in his audience, inspiring innovation and creativity.
In addition to being a Google Certified Teacher, New Media Consortium K12 Ambassador, and Microsoft Innovative Educator, Alice Keeler taught high school math for 14 years and currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Curriculum, Instruction and Technology at California State University, Fresno. She is Co-Author of 50 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom, a number one best-seller on Amazon in Computers and Technology Education, and has participated on collaborative teams for Google. She served on the New Media Consortium Horizon report advisory panel for 2013, 2014, and 2015, and developed lessons for Bing in the classroom.
Keynote SpeakerALAN NOVEMBER
iPad Summit Featured SpeakerMICHAEL COHEN
EdTechTeacher Featured SpeakerSHAWN McCUSKER
Rabbi Michael Cohen, The Tech Rabbi, is the creator of the “Invisible iPad” approach to technology in education. He has presented this topic at several conferences and institutions as well as published an article at MindShift.com. Due to this innovative approach, Michael was selected to join the Apple Distinguished Educators Class of 2015. Currently, he is the Director of Educational Technology at Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy in Beverly Hills. He holds a B.F.A. in Printmaking and Design, Rabbinic Ordination, and an M.S.Ed specializing in Educational Technology.
Google Jamboree Featured SpeakerJEFFREY HEIL
Shawn McCusker has 20 years of experience as a middle and high school teacher during which time he has taught in public, private and alternative schools. He is an innovator in the creation and organization of online learning communities such as the #sschat, #1to1techat and #engsschat on Twitter. Shawn continues to develop innovative implementation strategies as a teacher and Social Studies studies department chair at Libertyville High School in Libertyville, Illinois.
Jeff is an instructional technology coach for the San Diego County Office of Education, an adjunct professor of educational technology for California State University San Marcos, and a Google Certified Innovator and Education Trainer. His mission in life is to spread his love of technology as a tool to transform student learning. A frequent conference presenter (CUE & ISTE), he strives to transform education. He was selected as the Classroom of the Future Foundation’s Innovative Educator Award winner for 2015 and Distinguished Teacher in Residence at California State University, San Marcos in 2005.