Effective Professional Development

Apple Leadership Summit

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
March 31, 2017

Stop Motion Animation on iTunes U

I’m very excited to announce that my Stop Motion Animation iTunes U course has been published in the Apple Distinguished Educators Lessons for the Classroom series. I think it is a good resource for learning and teaching stop motion animation in very few steps. The course has some guidelines for how to set up projects, […]

ADE Showcase

Last week I was at the Apple Distinguished Educator Asia-Pacific institute in Bali. It was great to return as an alumni, and being able to meet the 250 outstanding educators from the class of 2013. I am especially proud of our group from Korea (see below). We may have been the smallest group, but we […]

More ADE Reflections

For those of you who have the common misunderstanding that becoming an Apple Distinguished Educator is an award, or recognition, you will want to read the reflections of my ADE colleagues (Class of 2011, Asia) on the Institute that took place April 8-12, 2011 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.What you’ll find out is that […]

The ADE Experience

WOW! The most incredible professional experience of my life. This was like nothing I have ever participated in before. The Apple Distinguished Educators Institute had the intensity of some of my most emotional and rewarding life experiences, combined; the exhaustion of two-a-day football practices, the professional growth of an exceptional conference, intellectual challenges and thought […]

Apple Distinguished Educator

Do I have what it takes to join part of, “a select group of K-12 and Higher Education professionals possessing an identified expertise in educational technology leadership?” I hope so. I have wanted to be an ADE for years. Unfortunately, while I was living in Costa Rica there was no ADE program that covered […]