After working in the television and film business, Jim spent many years as an award winning video production teacher in the central valley of California working with students to produce service projects that addressed the growing number of issues impacting teens. His work in the classroom was featured in Edutopia and their Teach2Learn series on Building Career Skills in Video Production.
As a Google for Education Certified Innovator & Trainer and Apple Distinguished Educator, Jim specializes in Google’s collaborative tools, project-based learning, and visual / media literacy. Now as the Director of Global Business Development for EdTechTeam, Jim is based out of Melbourne, Australia and works with schools all over the world inspiring new uses of technology in teaching and learning. Throughout his travels, he has developed a passion for finding great stories in education while writing a few of his own.