Jon Darkow has taught Anatomy and Physiology and Biology for the past 8 years. Additionally, he teaches Instructional Technologies to educators in Seneca County. Jon has a diverse academic training with a B.A. in Sociology from the Ohio State University in 2000. He has a post-bachelors in Life Science Education and a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Ashland University where he received The Most Outstanding Professional Educator Award in 2007. Jon also participated in the COSMOS program at BGSU studying Systems Biology in the department of Biological Sciences from 2007-2010. Jon has co-lead many multi-district Watershed Dynamics projects and Modeling Dynamic Systems projects. Some of his professional development sessions have included: System Dynamics Modeling using Stella, Modeling using Netlogo, Vensim, and Simulink, Connecting Vernier and Computer Models, Using Moodle, and Google Apps for Education. Mr. Darkow believes that cross-curricular, policy integrated teaching will help save the 21st century.
Project-Based Learning, Computer Modeling, and multiple intelligence based differentiated instruction.
Most Outstanding Professional Educator, Ashland University, 2007
Post-Graduate Bowling Green State University, Biological Sciences, 2007-2010. Masters of Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Ashland University, 2007. Post-Bachelors, Life Science Education, Ashland University, 2003. B.A., Sociology, The Ohio State University, 2000.
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