Deeper Learning Through
Remote & Blended Environments
Webinar: Deeper Learning Through Remote & Blended Environments
3:00pm - 4:00pm EST
How can educators foster deeper student learning given current educational circumstances? How can school and district leaders encourage and support more engaging and authentic learning given the many challenges that we face? Educational leaders Scott McLeod, Tom Daccord, and Tom Driscoll will explore these ideas and provide participants with practical strategies and resources to help spark deeper learning in the classroom.
Who Should Attend?
The webinar is designed for:
Classroom Teachers K-12
Meet the Instructors
Tom Daccord is Director and Co-Founder of EdTechTeacher. An educational technology speaker, instructor, and author, Tom has worked with schools, districts, colleges and educational organizations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. He has presented on educational technology topics at national and international conferences, including ISTE (U.S.), FETC (U.S.), ELMLE (Europe), EARCOS (Asia), and NESA (Asia), as well as organized the international EdTechTeacher iPad Summits in the United States. Tom has also produced a series of online courses on web tool and iPad integration as well as 21st century school leadership and classroom assessment.
A former social studies teacher who instructed in a 1:1 laptop classroom for seven years, Tom has been featured in the Boston Globe for his contributions to teaching with technology and invited to Singapore by the Ministry of Education as an “Outstanding Educator in Residence” in support of efforts to further 21st century learning in schools. Tom is co-author of Best Ideas for Teaching with Technology: A Practical Guide for Teachers by Teachers and iPads in the Classroom: From Consumption and Curation to Creation. His articles on educational technology have appeared in various educational publications such as eSchool News, Daily Genius, and Edudemic.
A graduate of Princeton University and the University of Montreal, Tom has taught in Canada, France, Switzerland, and the United States. He currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts.
Meet the Instructors
Tom Driscoll is the Digital Learning Director for the Bristol Warren Regional School District in Rhode Island. He has also joined the team at EdTechTeacher in 2017, providing schools, districts, and educational organizations a range of consulting and professional development services aimed at transforming teaching and learning with technology. His most recent research and training focuses on personalization, deeper learning, and modern civic education (new Modern Civics Project here!)
Previously, Tom taught high school social studies in Connecticut while also regularly speaking at conferences and consulting with school districts across the nation. He has also authored chapters for several books on instructional technology including "Flipped Learning: Gateway to Student Engagement" and “Flipping 2.0.” Tom has a Master’s Degree in Computing in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University and continues to research how innovative applications of emerging technologies can fundamentally transform teaching and personalize student learning.
Tom lives in Coventry, RI with his wife Michaela and two young children. He can be spotted across Rhode Island coaching the sport he loves (former Vassar College Basketball player) as well as every other rec and travel team his kids end up involved in. You can contact him at email@example.com or connect on Twitter (@TomDriscollEDU) and Instagram (@TomDriscollEDU)
Meet the Instructors
An Associate Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Colorado Denver, Scott McLeod, J.D., Ph.D., is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts on P-12 school technology leadership issues. He is the Founding Director of the UCEA Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education (CASTLE), the nation’s only university center dedicated to the technology needs of school administrators, and is the co-creator of the wildly popular video series, Did You Know? (Shift Happens). He also is the co-creator of the trudacot technology integration discussion protocol and the founder of both the annual Iowa 1:1 Institute and EdCampIowa, the nation’s largest EdCamp event. Dr. McLeod has worked with several hundred schools, districts, universities, and other organizations and has received numerous awards for his technology leadership work, including the 2016 Award for Outstanding Leadership from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). In 2015 he was one of three finalists to be the next Director of the Iowa Department of Education. In 2011 he was a Visiting Faculty Fellow at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. Dr. McLeod was one of the pivotal figures in Iowa’s grass roots 1:1 computing movement, which has resulted in over 220 school districts providing their students with powerful learning devices. Dr. McLeod blogs regularly about technology leadership issues at Dangerously Irrelevant and is a frequent keynote speaker and workshop facilitator at regional, state, national, and international conferences. He has written 170 articles and other publications and is one of the most visible education professors in the United States.
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