Technology, High Expectations, and the Art of Relationships
What does it take for teachers to ensure that all kids truly have the opportunity for success? How can moonshoot thinking lead to the transformation of your classroom and school? Jeff will discuss how high expectations, creativity, bravery, and the establishment of relationships will change the predictability of who succeeds and fails in our schools.
Jeff is a digital learning innovator for the San Diego County Office of Education, an adjunct professor of educational technology for California State University San Marcos, and a Google Certified Innovator and Education Trainer. His mission in life is to spread the love of technology as a tool to transform student learning across the globe. As a frequent conference presenter (CUE & ISTE) and featured speaker (EdTechTeam featured speaker and CUE Rockstar Faculty), he is perpetually striving to transform education in everything that he does. This work was recognized in his selection as the Classroom of the Future Foundation’s Innovative Educator Award for 2015. He spent eight years teaching high school in a residential facility for students impacted by homelessness where he developed his passion for technology integration and educational equity. In 2005, he was selected as a Distinguished Teacher in Residence at California State University, San Marcos where he still works as an adjunct professor of educational technology in the School of Education. Most recently, he has helped facilitate the integration of GAFE, 1:1 Chromebooks, and blended learning in the SDCOE Juvenile Court and Community Schools.