25 years teaching at all levels, from kindergarten through college. For the past thirteen years, I've been teaching K-8 technology.I'm also an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers, Cisco guest blogger, a columnist for Examiner.com, Technology in Education featured blogger, IMS tech expert, and bi-weekly contributor to TeachHUB. I like to keep busy!
Student-centered, student-directed, inquiry-driven lessons that encourage risk-taking and responsibility. I use the Socratic method to encourage independent thought and the transfer of learning to authentic situations
Many for my blog, Ask a Tech Teacher; published short story, 1st place in creative writing competitions.
BA in Russian, BA in economics, MBA, CA teaching credential
Author of Building a Midshipman, the story of my daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy, and webmaster for six blogs on technology and writing