If you're not currently teaching, what are you focused on?:
I'm the Director of Technology and working to create a more innovative learning environment for students and teachers.
Your school name:
St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School
Your school type:
Is your school a Title Ⅰ school?:
How many years have you been teaching?:
I am a second-career educator after spending fifteen years on Wall Street. I have a unique perspective as an "outsider" who understands competitive advantage and business models. I love technology and learning and my PLN is like oxygen. I have a unique background that combines business, education, and software. Education is broken and it cannot easily or quickly be fixed. Innovation is the key to finding leverage across schools.
You could make the presentation vehicle more abstract. A few suggestions: a video of images and drawings and students records voice-overs; a video of student pictures (think stop-motion video and students add voice-overs; an animation tool like GoAnimate.
I'd recommend students start with overarching inquiry questions, which can be further described by many essential questions. The questions they wonder about often have the added benefit of being interdisciplinary.