THE VIRTUAL

November 17

The Virtual Summit by EdTechTeam, November 17, 2018

Join us for a free, global online summit that you can attend from anywhere
(with an internet connection)!

Introducing the theme CREATE, we’re mixing it up to unveil new and ever-evolving content on the most relevant topics and learning principles in the classroom today, including mindfulness, accessibility, creativity and personalized learning. Expect engaging sessions covering everything from Creating with Chromebooks to Creating Real World Problem Solvers and Teacher Leaders.

Register today and join us from the best seat in the house.

Sessions

Binge-worthy sessions will focus on the whole teacher, not just tech, providing teachers and leaders with new strategies and tips to create connections, opportunities, experiences, student agency and a whole lot more!

Speakers

Join engaging teacher leaders and edtech experts from around the globe as they unveil creativity in the most relevant topics in the classroom today. Mark your calendar and grab the best seat in the house. You won’t want to miss this. 

What does it mean to Create? 

We are challenging you to think about what you can do to create enthusiasm for learning in the classroom, across the curriculum, and throughout the school year.

Tell us… what does “Create” mean to you? 

 #EdTechTeam #TheVirtualSummit

Schedule and Sessions

Global Summit Sessions will focus on the whole teacher, not just tech, providing you with new strategies and tips to create connections, opportunities, experiences, student agency and a whole lot more!

This global virtual event starts on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 4 p.m. in Australia and follows the sun around the world for the next 14 hours finishing up in North America at 1 p.m. PST. Check out your preferred region for session schedules in local time but you can watch any session from any time zone!

US / CAN

Welcome and Keynote

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM CST
CREATING Meaningful Experiences
Abbey Futrell

Session 1: Creating with Chromebooks

9:30 AM – 9:50 AM CST
Chromebook Activities That You Can Use on Monday
Meagan Kelly

9:50 AM – 10:10 AM CST
‘Show What You Know Text Sets’ For Effective Performance Assessments
Lisa Highfill

10:10 AM – 10:30 AM CST
Digital Equity with Chromebooks
George Barcenas

Session 2: Creating Real World Problem Solvers

10:40 AM – 11:00 AM CST
Creative Ways to Integrate the Applied Digital Skills Curriculum into Your Classroom!
Natasha Rachell

11:00 AM – 11:20 AM CST
Breakout EDU – Problem Solving with Digital Games
Mark Hammons

11:20 AM – 11:40 AM CST
Smashboard EDU:  Problem-based Learning & the Design-thinking Process Smashed into a Gamified Experience!
Dee Lanier 

11:40 AM – 12:00 PM CST
Turning Students into Problem Finders
Kern Kelley and Students

Session 3: Creating Teacher Leaders

12:05 PM – 12:25 PM CST
Give Your Teaching Some TLC! 
Shelley Emsile

12:25 PM – 12:45 PM CST
Creating Meaningful Community Through Global Connections
Tracy Poelzer

12:45 AM – 1:00 PM CST
Everyone Needs a Coach: Bridging the Digital Use Divide with Coaching 
Heather Dowd and DLP Coaches

Speakers and Presenters

Our team of creators and teachers will share with you the essentials for kicking off 2019 re-energized and ready to create enthusiasm for learning in your classroom. 

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Abbey Futrell
Assistant Superintendent
  • Abbey Futrell is currently the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction for Edgecombe County Public Schools located in North Carolina. Prior to deciding to follow her heart back to a school district, she served as a Digital Innovation Coach with the Professional Learning and Leading Collaborative at North Carolina State University’s Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. Her work with the Friday Institute encompassed a commitment to coaching teachers, redefining professional development experiences, and serving as one of the lead facilitators for the North Carolina Digital Leaders Coaching Network. She frequently presents and keynotes at national education conferences and has moderated Future Ready Summits sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Abbey’s collective 16 plus years in education include providing educational services for educators at the local, district, regional and state level, as well as experience as a public school middle grades Language Arts teacher, secondary English Literature teacher, district Instructional Technology Facilitator, 6-12 Instructional Coach and Professional Development Consultant with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

    Abbey’s spare time (whatever that is) is spent searching for new ways to help teachers help students, reading with a tall glass of lemonade, specifically Chick-fil-A or Simply Lemonade, and cooking beautiful meals while listening to New Edition. You can follow her on Twitter at @abbeyfutrell and abbeyfutrell.com.

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Amy Burvall
Author
  • After 25 years in K-12 education Amy is currently consulting, creating, and curating in the fields of creativity, visual thinking, and digital literacies. Amy speaks internationally and facilitates learning experiences for the education and corporate sectors. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts (UK), an Apple Teacher, and a Google Education Innovator. In addition to Intention: Critical Creativity in the Classroom, she authored Innovation-themed curricula for a global education start-up, and works as a professional illustrator/animator. She is well known for her “History for Music Lovers” series on YouTube.

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Adriana Lara
Coord. de Innovación Educativo y Maestra de Secundaria
  • Maestra de los niveles de Primaria y Secundaria en las materias de Inglés e Historia desde 1993, actualmente docente y coordinadora de Innovación Educativa en Colegio Banting. Proyectos que he participado:UPN – CONAFE – “Construyendo equidad. El portal para la formación de figuras educativas”,UPN/PRONAP-SEP – Diplomado en Línea, DIE – ILCE -“La enseñanza del español y el uso de la tecnología en la educación secundaria”, CEDAP – LONDRES – Asesoría Ceneval Educación Preescolar – Colaboraciones con Google: Eventos #Innovar para Mí (CDMX, Qro. y Cancún), Evento # Innovar para México, Mentoría de para programa Campeche, Coach en la Academia de Innovadores #Mex18, Colaboración con EdTechTeam en @prende.2.0

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Alfina Jackson
Teacher, Coordinator
  • Alfina is a primary teacher with a passion for the Early Years and ICT integration. She is a coordinator in a primary school and has been teaching K-2 for the last 6 years. Alfina is a Google Certified Innovator and ClassDojo Australian Ambassador. In 2016, she was named by the Flipped Learning Global Initiative as one of the top 100 educators leading flipped learning worldwide.

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Andrew Caffrey
Regional Director, EdTechTeam
  • Andrew is a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer and the Regional Director for EdTechTeam in the UK.  A former Assistant Headteacher, Geography Teacher and SLE at a Google for Education Reference School, Andrew received an Inspirational Educator Award from the Worshipful Company of Educators in 2016. Occasionally he builds something useful, such as the popular Add to Google Classroom Chrome Extension. Andrew is also the UK Adventure Volunteer Manager at The Scout Association. Find out more at MrCaffrey.com 

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Anthony Speranza
ICT Learning & Teaching Leader / Educational Consultant
  • Anthony is a Certified Google Trainer and Innovator. He was awarded ‘Educator of the Year’ by Digital Learning and Teaching Victoria, and ‘New Voice in Educational Leadership Scholar’ by ACEL. He is passionate about contemporary technologies, pedagogies, and collaborative practises.

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Chris Betcher
Director of Learning, EdTechTeam ANZ
  • Chris Betcher is a passionate educational technologist committed to assisting teachers and students to use digital technology in engaging, creative and meaningful ways. Based in Sydney, he has taught in Australia and Canada, and regularly presents at events across Australia, New Zealand and around the world.

    Chris has extensive classroom experience teaching art, design, graphics, video, multimedia and computing to students from K-12. In 2013 he was recognised as the ICT Educator of the Year by Australia’s ISTE affiliate, the Australian Council for Computers in Education. Chris holds a Bachelor of Education (Art), and is also a Google Certified Innovator, Google for Education Certified Trainer, Google Certified Administrator, and Adobe Education Leader.

    Chris has a curious mind, asks way too many questions, and likes making interesting things out of zeroes and ones.

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Dee Lanier
Program Coordinator, EdTechTeam
  • Originally from Southern California, “Sociologist turned Technologist,” Dee Lanier is a passionate and energetic educator and learner with over a decade of instructional experience on the K-12 and collegiate level. Dee holds Undergraduate and Master’s degrees in Sociology with special interests in education, race relations, and inequality. Dee served at Crossroads Charter High School as a full-time Vocational Studies teacher, Testing Coordinator and Title I Director then went on to become the Technology Catalyst for the Lower School at Trinity Episcopal School. He was also an Executive Director of a national nonprofit and a founding board member and tech coach at Charlotte Lab School. Dee is a Google Certified Trainer and Innovator and specializes in creative applications for mobile devices and Chromebooks, low-cost makerspaces, and gamified learning activities. Dee is currently a Program Coordinator for EdTechTeam. You can find him on Twitter @deelanier

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Emma Pass
Educational Technology Consultant
  • Emma is a Google Certified Teacher and all-things-EdTech enthusiast! She first experienced the transformative power of educational technology when her secondary English classroom was awarded a grant for Google Chromebooks; she committed to going completely digital in the classroom and hasn’t looked back since. Emma is passionate about using technology to reach 100% student engagement, differentiate instruction, save time, increase efficiency, and much more. Just as every student learns differently, Emma knows that each teacher and classroom needs a unique digital toolbox to achieve their learning goals. She is confident in her ability to provide the right set of EdTech programs for every educator through clear, comprehensive, hands-on training. Originally from the US, Emma has experience teaching in both the US and UK school systems.

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Gabriel Muñoz
DIRECTOR OF NEW PROJECTS, MEXICO
 
  • Gabriel Muñoz is passionate about education and technology. He has provided training to Education Professionals in Mexico and various countries in Latin America. His main interest is to promote the empowerment of teachers to take ownership of technology and develop technological skills that can help them implement technology in their educational activities and personal life. His education is in Educational Psychology and holds certifications as a Google for Education Certified Innovator and Trainer, and Moodle and Linux specialist. He has implemented and coordinated several online education platforms, including an undergraduate degree from the National Pedagogical University (UPN), where he also taught technology to academic staff.

     
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George Barcenas
Technology Coordinator
  • George Barcenas is the Technology Coordinator/CTE for Bellevue Union School District. Trained as a PE teacher he has taught High School English, Spanish and coached Basketball from Middle School all the way to College. Technology has always been in his teaching from creating commercials in Spanish class to work on vocabulary to creating a production of Romeo and Juliet with zombies… He now teaches coding, G Suite and video design with iMovie and Adobe After Effects. In his current role he also works with teachers find the right tool to help the students. His passion for teaching has found a place with Google apps for education and pushing the boundaries of being geeky.

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Heather Dowd
Program Coordinator & Dynamic Learning Project Mentor
  • Heather Dowd, EdTechTeam Program Coordinator and Dynamic Learning Project Mentor, is a teacher who helps other teachers use technology in meaningful ways for student learning. Teaching English in Japan inspired her to become a teacher and the adventure hasn’t stopped. Heather is a Google for Education Certified Innovator and Trainer, Apple Distinguished Educator, and author of “Classroom Management in the Digital Age” where she encourages teachers to set the learning free with a solid classroom management plan. She is a former physics teacher, instructional designer, and education technology coach who loves talking about physics, digital citizenship, coaching, spreadsheets, and design. She believes that students should have access to current technology in order to connect to the world and be creative in ways that weren’t possible when she was in school.

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Kern Kelley
Director of Student Agency, EdTechTeam
  • Starting his teaching career in New Zealand, Kern is the Director of Student Agency for EdTechTeam Inc. and Technology Integrator at Regional School Unit #19 in central Maine. He has provided support to educators for over a decade and has conducted professional development across the globe. He has always loved working with students with a special focus on having them teach others. He advises a student produced support show broadcast at TechSherpas.org. Maine’s Technology Teacher of the Year, he has brought his student presenters the Tech Sherpas to numerous conferences around the world and recently co-authored the Google Apps Guidebook with his students.

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Jackeline Bucio
Coordinadora de Humanidades Digitales y Ciencias Sociales en [email protected]
  • Licenciada en Lengua y Literaturas Hispánicas (UNAM), maestra en Estudios de Asia y África (El Colegio de México) y doctora en Lingüística (UNAM). Es responsable del área de Humanidades digitales y Ciencias sociales de [email protected] en la Coordinación de Universidad Abierta y Educación a Distancia (CUAED) de la UNAM. Es -Google Certified Innovator- de la generación México 2014 y vocal de educación de Wikimedia México (2018-2020). Sus intereses de investigación se centran en la formación docente en línea, sistemas de tutoría inteligente (ITS), ciberpragmática, anotación digital y lectura en pantalla.

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Jay Atwood
Director of International Education, EdTechTeam
  • Jay is a learner and a problem solver. He brings 20 years of experience working as a teacher and Technology Coordinator at international schools and 10 years as IB DP Psychology Deputy Chief Examiner leading teacher training workshops worldwide to his current role as the Director of International Education for EdTechTeam. He has extensive experience teaching, developing curriculum and assessment and training teachers in local, private, public, state and international schools around the world. He’s a Google for Education Certified Innovator and Trainer, a Coach and Lead Learner at Google Teacher Academies and Innovator Academies in Asia-Pacific, Australia, Europe and the US, an Apple Distinguished Educator and a Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified Educator. Oh ya…and he’s a #sheetsgeek on a mission to bring the power of the pivot table to educators on a global scale.

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Jennifer Scott
Maestra de Ingles, Historia y Anuarios
  • Jennifer es maestra de los anuarios, la historia y el inglés (lectura y literatura) en Bakersfield, California. Ella ha enseñado en la escuela media durante 18 años. Es una Innovadora de Google con #Mex16 y va a ser un Coach para el cohorte de #Mex18.

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Juan De Luca
REGIONAL DIRECTOR, MEXICO
  • Currently, Juan is the EdTechTeam Regional Director in Mexico. With a group of certified educational technology trainers, he supports public and private educational institutions to foster innovation and develop better learning and teaching environments with the use of technology. Before that, he worked at the Google Mexico office with the Education team, leading several implementation projects. Previously, Juan was an independent educational consultant. He helped schools assess their technology needs and develop strategies to enhance their teaching and learning practices with digital tools. Prior to this, Juan served as the Director of Technology at The Langley School in McLean, VA. There, he lead the articulation and implementation of the instructional technology program, with a strategic vision to support its full integration into the curriculum. He started his education career at The American School Foundation (ASF) in Mexico City, where he served various K-12 teaching and leadership roles for 10 years. Additionally, as an adjunct professor for SUNY Buffalo, he has taught several educational technology courses at Master’s level.

    Juan has a Master’s in Educational Technology and Training. He was the first Google Certified Teacher in Mexico (2012), the first Google Education Trainer in Latin America (2010) and part of the first cohort of Apple Distinguished Educators in Mexico (2011). He is a frequent presenter at national and international educational conferences.

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Kimberley Hall
Regional Director, EdTechteam ANZ
  • Kimberley Hall holds a Bachelor of Education, specialising in English and Social Studies with a background in linguistics. She has teaching and leadership experience across Primary, Secondary, Higher Ed, as well as teaching students with additional needs. She worked as an eLearning and Learning and Teaching Advisor for several years and loves how her current position with EdTechTeam enables her to connect and learn with educators around the world. Kimberley was the first female in Australia to be both a Google for Education Certified Innovator and Certified Trainer and was awarded the Department of Education’s ‘Most Outstanding Graduate Teacher’ early in her career. She designs featured workshops and keynote presentations for conferences around the globe, specialising in assisting leaders and educators to make the most of technology for efficiencies and transformation of practice. Kimberley misses teaching kids in classrooms almost daily but is lucky to have lots of little people in her life with whom she can test out all her crazy ideas!

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Lindsay Wesner
Senior Innovation Coach, CloudEd Solutions
  • Lindsay is a passionate education visionary who began her career as a classroom teacher and later progressed to school management and teacher training in her capacity as EdTech Innovation Leader at Parklands College. Lindsay claimed the EduWeek ‘Teacher of Tomorrow’ Award for her outstanding contribution to the South Africa education sector in 2016 and is the two-time winner of the South African ‘iTeacher’ Award. Lindsay is a Google Certified Educator and Trainer, an Apple Professional Learning Specialist a member of the Apple Distinguished Educator Class of 2015 and an international keynote speaker. She is currently reading her Masters in Education at Stellenbosch University, with a focus on teacher professional development. In her role as the Senior Innovation Coach at CloudEd Solutions, she works with teachers and school leaders, engaging in teacher training and change management associated with the implementation of educational technologies in South African classrooms and beyond, living to inspire and empower others to confidently navigate the changing educational landscape.

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Lisa Highfill
Technology Integration Specialist
  • Lisa Highfill describes herself as a thinker, philosopher, debater, and geek. She was a classroom teacher for over twenty years, and is currently Pleasanton Unified School District’s technology integration specialist. Working in the ed tech field since 1998 when she earned her Master’s Degree in Ed Tech Leadership, she went on to become a Google Certified Innovator, a YouTube Star Teacher, a Merit Fellow, and a Leading Edge Digital Educator. Lisa is the co-creator and co-author of The HyperDoc Handbook and Teachers Give Teachers.

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Mark Hammons
Director of Global Operations and Data
  • After spending almost 20 years as both a music educator and technology coordinator, Mark Hammons left these roles to help start Breakout EDU, the immersive learning games platform in March of 2015. As a Co-Founder at Breakout EDU, Mark now works to make classrooms a fun and engaging learning ecosystem. Mark holds an M.A. in Educational Technology specializing in mobile learning and instructional design and is recognized by technology companies such as Apple & Google for his international work in Educational Technology.

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Meagan Kelly
High School Math Teacher
  • With nearly 12 years of education experience, Meagan Kelly is an educator with a wide-range of experiences across all grade levels, as well as experience in private, charter, and public schools. While the majority of her time was spent as a middle school Math teacher, she has also taught AVID, Computer Science, Science, and Latin. In addition to her roles as a teacher, Meagan has been a Team Technology Leader, Blended Learning Specialist, AVID Coordinator, Administrative Designee, and has performed various other leadership roles within her school sites. As an educator, Meagan is passionate about using technology to transform and individualize the learning experiences for students. She has regularly used instructional strategies such as flipped learning, project-based learning, and blended learning in her 1-1 classroom. Through these strategies, she has created an environment where students are actively engaged in learning that meets content standards while also preparing them to use these skills in the real-world. Meagan believes that, if you can create an engaging and meaningful space for learning, then the learning opportunities for students are endless. In addition to her classroom experience, Meagan is a Google Certified Trainer and Innovator. She regularly shares her instructional and educational strategies through her blog, I ❤ EDU, and is the founder of BoostEDU, a program that supports teachers in transforming their educational resources to support technology integration.

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Miroslava Silva
Docente de primaria en Escuela Internacional de Delft, Holanda y líder en latinoamérica de “Google Earth Education Experts”
  • Doctorante en Tecnología Educativa, autora, bloggera, docente, líder en latinoamérica de “Google Earth Education Experts”, viajera de corazón y entusiasta mamá de dos traviesos.

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Natasha Rachell
Digital Learning Specialist
  • Natasha Rachell has been in the field of education for 14 years. Natasha is an alternatively certified high school science teacher. Currently, Natasha works for Atlanta Public Schools where she has served as an Educational Technology Specialist and most recently, the Science Digital Learning Specialist. Natasha has immersed herself into the instructional technology space and has earned several certifications, awards and accomplishments, some of which include: Google Certified Trainer, Microsoft innovative Educator, Apple Teacher, Surface Educator, Flipgrid Ambassador, and Star Discovery Educator. Most recently, Natasha was selected to take part in the Our Voice Academy through EdTechTeam, a group of minority educational technology leaders from across the nation. She is ecstatic to lead the work as we transition into 21st century classrooms through blended learning opportunities, BYOD, STEM initiatives, professional learning for instructional technology and digitally connected classrooms. She is a lifelong learner and strives to be the change that she wishes to see.

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Paty García
DIRECTOR OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, MEXICO
  • Paty García has witnessed the impact that technology has had in this field, and understands the importance of developing in students, the 21st century skills needed to succeed in our global and changing world. She worked at Humanitree School as a coordinator for Math and Science for Primary school and as a Science teacher for Secondary school. Prior to this, Paty worked at the American School Foundation in Mexico City as a Science and Math teacher for Middle School and served other leadership roles for 10 years. Her teaching career started working as a teacher for Middle School at Princeton Day School in Princeton, New Jersey. Paty has a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Chemistry, a Master’s in Education, a Master’s in Technology and Innovation in Education, a Certificate in Educational Technologies from Buffalo SUNY University, a Coaching Certificate and she is a Google Certified Innovator.

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Perla Zamora
Asesor en Integración de Tecnología en el Aula
  • Perla es graduada con Maestría en Ciencias Multidisciplinarias de Buffalo State, The State University of New York. Cuenta con certificación en Cognitive Coaching y certificación como Google Teacher. Su experiencia incluye robótica educativa implementando el proyecto Lego Zoom y Vex Robotics. Actualmente, Perla es parte del Advisory Board del Global Education Conference y del Community Works Institute’s (CWI) como Technology and Cognition Advisor. Sin lugar a dudas, Perla te llevará a descubrir el fascinante mundo de la tecnología y el servicio en la educación.

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Phil Carew
Head of Digital Technologies & eLearning
 
  • Phil is the Head of Digital Technologies & eLearning at Toorak College, Mount Eliza. His specialty area of study is VCE Media and Junior Technology. Phil is proficient in the use of a range of technology tools to support teaching and learning in and out of the classroom. He is a Google Certified Trainer and hosts the Mornington Peninsula Google Educator Group. Phil is interested in finding new and innovative ways to best engage students and teachers alike.

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Rachel Smith
Digital learning co-ordinator
 
  • Rachel Smith is a modern foreign languages teacher and digital learning co-ordinator on the Isle of Man with a passion for helping teachers and students use digital technology in a creative way which helps to support and accelerate learning. Rachel is an Apple Distinguished Educator.

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Rich Lambert
Principal
  • Rich Lambert is Principal of Antonio Park Primary School in Mitcham, Victoria. He has worked in government primary schools for more than a decade, specialising in the impact new technologies can and should have on teaching and learning practices. Rich was Assistant Principal at Kalinda Primary School for 7 years, during which time he led one of the first school wide implementations of Google Apps in an Australian school, and a few years later, one of the first roll outs of Chromebooks in an Australian school. In his spare time, he is an education consultant, speaker, author, teacher trainer in the areas of Google Apps, Inquiry Learning, 1:1 classrooms and best practice pedagogy. Rich has also worked as Project Officer with Deakin University, working with school leaders and teaching teams across a network of Primary and Secondary schools on a project aimed at leveraging technology to enhance student learning growth in Numeracy. Rich’s school leadership work has been featured by ACARA, Education Services Australia, and the Victorian Department of Education & Training as an example of best practice. He is a Google Certified Innovator who is passionate about bringing knowledge of best pedagogy and best digital tools together.

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Shelley Emsile
Teacher, Google Certified Trainer
  • Shelley Emslie is a Google for Education Certified Trainer, EdTechTeam Teacher Leader, and has been teaching for twenty years at Swan River School in Bigfork, Montana. Her passion lies in differentiating curriculum and bringing innovative ideas into the classroom using GSuite tools, as well as some incredible web based programs, and apps. Shelley has never let her two-stoplight-town impede her innovation; rather, it fuels her desire to bring the latest technology to her rural students and ignite excitement for learning!

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Steve Smith
Social Sciences Teacher
 
  • Steve is a Social Sciences Teacher at Takapuna Grammar School in Auckland, New Zealand. He strives to grow student leaders and inspire students to become active future focused citizens

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Tracy Poelzer
Teacher, Library Media Specialist, Tech Integrator
  • Tracy teaches in School District #73 in Kamloops, BC Canada. She is a Google Certified Innovator and EDU Trainer, a Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified Educator and a SMART Exemplary Educator, and has taught as a sessional instructor in the Bachelor of Education program at Thompson Rivers University. Tracy has worked as a K-7 classroom teacher, library media specialist and technology integration specialist, and has worked in both the public education system and Indigenous education. Tracy loves sharing her excitement and knowledge about technology with her colleagues, students, and all those who want to learn! Tracy is passionate about using technology in ways that can help students become courageous, caring and compassionate human beings. She writes a website/blog around these themes called The Glue EDU: http://theglueedu.com

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Wes Warner
Head of Business Education
 
  • Wes Warner is an Apple Distinguished Educator and Dive Master. Currently, he is the Head of Business Education at Pacific Lutheran College. PLC is a BYOD school in Years 9-12 and 1:1 iPads in Years 5 – Year 8. He teaches Business, Entrepreneurship, Accounting, Legal Studies and Economics. He as also collaborated with educators in the United States to create an online course for high school students. This passion has led him to push the boundaries of what can be done in education. He has delivered workshops and symposiums throughout Australia on how educators can leverage ICT in any educational setting. Wes has aMasters in Education (ICT) with a focus on games in education and learning management systems.

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