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EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Randy Fairfield

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Randy Fairfield

July 30th, 2015 | 0 Comments

Randy Fairfield teaches Language Arts and Social Studies to a diverse student population, and over the past seven years, has worked with migrants learning English, students at-risk of dropping out, and students being homeschooled. To further his practice, Fairfield’s Master’s Degree in Teaching will soon be accompanied by a National Board Certification. His passion for […]

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Kathy Pittinger

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Kathy Pittinger

July 29th, 2015 | 37 Comments

Before becoming a teacher, Kathy Pittinger earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin, got a Master’s from the American Graduate School of International Management, and spent 15 years working in international business in the Caribbean. A lifelong learner, Pittinger now focuses on giving students the tools and strategies they need to explore the […]

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker John Choins

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker John Choins

July 28th, 2015 | 2 Comments

During his 16-year teaching career, John Choins has worked in both public and private schools in the Waco, Texas area. For the last 11 years, he’s taught middle school math, including algebra, to regular and pre-AP math students, and was chosen as the 2014-15 Teacher of the Year on his current campus. A strong advocate […]

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Rachelle Wooten

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Rachelle Wooten

July 27th, 2015 | 2 Comments

A Digital Learning Specialist in Houston, Texas, Rachelle Wooten supports the effective integration of technology into learning environments. Her passion for helping educators reach and teach each student is evident in her own love of learning; Wooten is an Edmodo Certified Trainer, an Authorized Google Education Trainer, a Nearpod Pionear, an Adobe Education Leader, a […]

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker John Shoemaker

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker John Shoemaker

July 24th, 2015 | 56 Comments

John Shoemaker is a Technology Specialist who facilitates Project SMaRT, a long-term professional development technology initiative for secondary teachers in the School District of Palm Beach County. Shoemaker supports over 12,000 teachers in integrating all forms of technology, including iPads and Edmodo. Currently pursuing his doctorate at Grand Canyon University, Shoemaker is also an Edmodo […]

The Global Search for Education: What Israel Did to Improve PISA Results

The Global Search for Education: What Israel Did to Improve PISA Results

July 24th, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Global Search for Education (GSE) is a regular contributor to the Edmodo Blog. Authored by C.M. Rubin, GSE brings together distinguished thought leaders in education and innovation from around the world to explore the key learning issues faced by today’s nations. Look for a new post every Friday and join the Global Search for […]

EdmodoCon 2015: Conozca a Nuestra Presentadora Teresa Perles

EdmodoCon 2015: Conozca a Nuestra Presentadora Teresa Perles

July 23rd, 2015 | 4 Comments

For the first time, EdmodoCon will feature a special Spanish-language session. To highlight Teresa Perles and her Learning Gets Personal: Differentiating to Improve Individual Outcomes presentation, the following blog post is written entirely in her native tongue. Teresa Perles ha enseñado inglés como lengua extranjera por 30 años. Apasionada de la educación y TIC, ella […]

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Peter Grostic

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Peter Grostic

July 22nd, 2015 | 57 Comments

Before becoming a Professional Learning Consultant for Communications by Design in Ada, Michigan, Peter Grostic earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from Albion College and a Master of Arts Degree in Educational Leadership from Western Michigan University. He also spent seven years in Grand Rapids, teaching Mathematics for Kentwood Public Schools. This classroom experience now […]

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Laura Murphy

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Laura Murphy

July 21st, 2015 | 59 Comments

After starting her career as an Event and Wedding Coordinator, Laura Murphy soon realized that she’d much rather be planning lessons and molding inquisitive minds. Following her passion, Murphy obtained a Master’s Degree in Education from the College of Charleston and now works to instill a lifelong love of learning in her students. When she’s […]

The Global Search for Education: Got Good Grit?

The Global Search for Education: Got Good Grit?

July 17th, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Global Search for Education (GSE) is a regular contributor to the Edmodo Blog. Authored by C.M. Rubin, GSE brings together distinguished thought leaders in education and innovation from around the world to explore the key learning issues faced by today’s nations. Look for a new post every Friday and join the Global Search for […]

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