20 to Watch: Dave Tebo

Dave Tebo is the Superintendent at Hamilton Community Schools in Hamilton, Michigan. Dave's technology use varies between projects, but he often uses Snagit Mac, Camtasia for Mac, iWork, iLife, Windows Office, and iPad 2. An Interview with Dave Question: As the superintendent, how do you encourage your teachers to use non-traditional teaching? Are they receptive to these methods? Answer: I have always tried to keep up on current issues and ideas coming from great teachers and districts across Continue reading

20 to Watch: Joe Dockery

Joe Dockery is an Adobe Education Leader and CTE Instructor at Mount Si High School in Snoqualmie, Washington. He teaches video production, computer animation, computer graphic design and web design. He primarily uses Camtasia Studio, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, and Adobe Photoshop in his classroom. An Interview with Joe Question: How has the learning curve in your classes increased since introducing video tutorials for class? Answer: When I do technology staff development at conferences, Continue reading

20 to Watch: James Gill

James Gill teaches computer education at Moody Middle School in British Columbia, Canada. He spearheads technology initiatives and has served as a technology mentor with a sister school's learning team. He uses Jing, Sketchup, Scratch, Pixton, Gimp, Audacity, Inspiration, and his class website to help him teach. An Interview with James Question: What are the primary lessons that you teach at Moody Middle School? Answer: I do not have a special curriculum I am required to follow for computer instruction, Continue reading

20 to Watch: Ramsey Musallam

Ramsey Musallam is a professor teaching AP chemistry at Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory in San Francisco and research methods at the University of San Francisco. He uses Camtasia for Mac, tablet PCs, Google docs, and a class website to help his students learn. An Interview with Ramsey Question: What led you to flipping your classroom? Answer: About 5 years ago, I was given a Smart Board to use in my classroom. One day I realized there was a "record screen" function, and decided to record a live Continue reading

20 to Watch: Brett Wilie

Brett Wilie is from the Dallas, Texas area and has been an educator for 13 years. He has been a science department chair for the past five years and has taught chemistry, AP Chemistry, and Forensic Science as well as 5th/6th grade science. He was a presenter at the recent Flipped Classroom Conference held in Woodland Park, Colorado. Brett flipped his chemistry classes by using Camtasia Studio, Moodle LMS, and various other Web 2.0 technologies. An Interview with BrettQuestion: What led you to Continue reading

20 to Watch: Deb Wolf

Deb Wolf is an education technology TOSA and AP chemistry teacher at the Sioux Falls School District in South Dakota. In addition, she is the coordinator and instructional coach for a technology grant focused on embedding technology & skills into the classrooms for high school math and science with the goal of implementing Mastery Learning.Next year, Deb will be teaching again as well as be an instructional coach for new teachers and veteran teachers in technology. She uses Camtasia Studio, blogs, Continue reading

20 to Watch: Jessica Donaldson

Jessica Donaldson is an Instructional Technologist for Berkeley County School District in Moncks Corner, South Carolina. She identifies and develops technology resources that enhance standards-based instruction for the district, and provides professional development workshops and courses. In addition to her duties at the Central Office, Jessica works with about a third of the county's schools to support classroom technology needs for students and teachers. She actively uses Camtasia Studio, Windows Continue reading