SPEAKING / TRAINING / CONSULTING

Want me to talk to your class or teachers? 

Want me to lead some relevant/fun Professional Development? 

Want me to keynote/emcee/host your event? 

Need experienced consulting on your school’s communication plan or tech integration? 

I can do all of those things. 

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Learning doesn't have to be boring. 

It can be applicable. 

It can actually teach you something...

besides how to be on Facebook and pretend like you're listening. 

I can teach you stuff that'll make your life easier and your classroom better. 

Let's do something different with our Professional Development. 

Let's learn something. 

PS Having a Conference? I also do keynotes. 

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GOOGLE CERTIFIED EDUCATOR LEVEL 1 TRAINING

Work with me as I help you expand your knowledge of essential G-Suite products for education. This helps train your educators and assist them as they expand their knowledge and leadership in Google products for Education. We'll work through the core aspects of G-Suite including Google Classroom, Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Forms, Calendar, Keep, Sites, Groups, Hangouts, Gmail, and YouTube. We'll not only learn the program, but how to incorporate these products to expand student learning and expedite your teacher/admin workload. Do all this with a positive and upbeat educator who's done it as a teacher, facilitator, building principal, and central office admin!

GOOGLE CERTIFIED EDUCATOR LEVEL 2 TRAINING

Expound on your knowledge of the basic aspects of Google for Education products and learn how to put those tools to work for you at the next level! I'll join your team and work with them on building personalized and applicable skills to meet their specific needs. We'll work on planning and creating blended learning lessons and templates, organizing workflow and end products to find and use every year, and on how to make the Internet work for you! With the incredible increase of digital curriculum offerings and methods, we'll work on creating a system and leveraging these free tools to run a classroom, building, or entire organization! We'll also have fun doing it!  

21st CentURY ADMIN

Be an admin that clearly communicates with their staff, peers, and constituency. This training helps get administrators hooked up to modern day social media accounts, procedures, and best practices. Learn how to connect with students using the platforms they're using. This engaging and practical workshop allows you to be the true tech leader in your building, and can give you the skills necessary to incorporate the tools in your job. Be the leader you want your teachers to be. 

HOW TO BE A #BALLER TEACHER

For new teachers and experienced teachers alike. Here you'll get 9 steps on how to reach and influence today's learners (The Selfie Generation). Practical advice mixed with videos and experience, sprinkled with humor(ish) and a dab of The Dab. Utilizing fun/creative elements/apps to engage and focus on being authentic to your personality in the process. What's that smell? Oh, that's fun, and you're about to sniff it up!

INNOVATIVE SCHOOLS FOR STUDENT LEARNING

A look at innovative learning through the practical pros and cons of starting and maintaining a public conversion charter school utilizing online learning mixed with certified teacher interactions. Also a look at implementing and running a flex-mod schedule, and the navigation of the complicated pedagogy, benefits, and pitfalls of creating a fluid learning environment. This will review digital best learning practices from online environments, blended, and flipped classrooms. Putting the power and responsibility of education in the hands of each individual learner. 

#Hacking Google to Differentiate in the Classroom

#Hacking Google will provide much more than just a surface level knowledge of Forms, Docs, Sheets, YouTube, and Add-ons by empowering your teachers to create a blueprint that adapts around each individual learner, all from a Google Certified Teacher and Trainer. Based on giving teachers the ability to create their own virtual co-teachers and have students' learning adapt according to their personal knowledge. This session will give practical examples/resources to educators in every level of comfort with Google products. Teachers will create lessons with ease and be able to spend less time with paperwork and more time focusing on student learning. Educating educators to educate others. #hackinggoogle

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SOCIAL MEDIA IN #EDUCATION

A practical look at the main social media outlets and how to optimize them to reach your constituency. This includes the traditional forms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat. Where to find what groups and what actually gets through to students in today's schools. From the district level to the classroom: how do I find the best medium to connect with my students/parents/community and tell our story? 

GOOGLE FORMS THE RIGHT WAY

How much do you like Google Forms? The Answer: Allen Iverson. The Real Answer: NOT ENOUGH! Google Forms is the best & free-est option for dominating differentiation, accelerating assessments, and another onamonapia. From everything from discipline records to automated reports to changing assignments based on student answers, this session will give you knowledge. Yeah, the best knowledge. The most, best knowledge...of Google Forms. Bring a device. You’re going to make stuff and learn.

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YOUTUBE EDUCATION

This session will focus on creating, organizing, marketing, and sharing videos created for any aspect of the education arena, and especially schools developing or maintaining a one-to-one environment. With the emerging development of online resources, learning, and delivery, building a library of user created and/or user organized content will be key to engaging and teaching today's learner. This will explain, show, and provide practical steps for utilizing the world's largest instructional tool (in a #baller way) from an experienced and proven educator with millions of views and thousands of subscribers.

EASIER + BETTER = GOOGLE CLASSROOM

The race for online education tools in the mid-2010's is over. Google won. Unless the Golden State Warriors get into education, they'll keep winning. Learn how to use Google Classroom to tie all of these tools together and do it in a way that make your life easier as a teacher, and gives you more time to focus on individualizing learnings instead of mass-grading to save your weekend. 

OTHER CONSULTING TOPICS

  • Flipped Classroom
  • Blended Learning
  • Where is Education Going? 
  • Fluid Learning Environments
  • Make Edu Look Good
  • Teaching for Mastery
  • Teach Math Online
  • Student Engagement
  • Classroom Management