I have been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years (K-16 for 35 years). I am the editor/author of dozens of tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. I am a CSG Master Teacher, adjunct professor in tech ed, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers, CAEP reviewer, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, a tech ed columnist for Examiner.com, and a weekly contributor to TeachHUB. You can find More of my resources at Structured Learning.
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
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