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Tom Driscoll

Coventry, RI

Instructor & Digital Learning Director

Tom’s career in education began by teaching high school social studies for eight years in Connecticut. While teaching, he explored emerging instructional design models through his graduate research at Columbia University. As he applied the Flipped Classroom approach, Tom began writing and speaking nationally about his practical experiences teaching and iterating blended learning models. Tom has authored chapters for several instructional technology books published by ISTE and IGI Global. He has also contributed to multiple articles on media outlets such as EdSurge, EdTech Digest, CUE Blog, and the New York Times. In 2015, Tom transitioned to a new role as Director of Educational Technology for the Bristol Warren Regional School District in Rhode Island. There, Tom helps lead several key aspects of the district’s digital learning transformation.

As an instructor, Tom has extensive experience working with educators across all grade levels and content areas. Topics of particular interest and expertise include: distance and blended learning models, personalized learning, deeper learning, project-based learning, game-based learning, and school leadership. As an authorized Google for Education Trainer, Tom has experience helping educators leverage G Suite tools to amplify effective teaching strategies and improve student learning. Tom also has experience helping school leaders develop strategic plans and action steps that leverage technology to personalize instruction and promote deeper learning for all students.

Tom holds a Masters Degree in Computing in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Tom also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Vassar College, where he was a Captain of their NCAA basketball team.