Laura addresses the topic of Ed Tech in the Classroom and more specifically on the training and support that educators receive with: Michael Karlin, an award-winning educator with over a decade of classroom experience; Brianna Hodges, Coordinator for Innovative and Digital Learning at Eanes *Innovative* School District (Austin, Texas); and Melissa Cassada, an educator and member of the Reading Horizons Teachers League.
Michael Karlin is an award-winning educator with over a decade of classroom experience. Michael has taught at every level from preK-16 and is currently an associate instructor and Ph.D. student in Indiana University’s Instructional System Technology program.
Mike founded Ed Tech Roundup in 2013 to provide the latest educational technology news as well as a collection of reviews, lesson plans, suggested applications, and professional development ideas. His site was recently selected as one of the Top 50 K-12 I.T. Blogs by Ed Tech Magazine and as a Top 50 Blog by Getting Smart.
Brianna Hodges serves as the Coordinator for Innovative and Digital Learning at Eanes *Innovative* School District (Austin, Texas). Recognized as Education Dive’s 2018 K12 Administrator to Watch and 2017 Texas EdTech of the Year, she serves as the National Advisor and Spokesperson for Future Ready Instructional Coaches (futureready.org). Bri also serves as the national lead for Competency-Based Professional Learning for Digital Promise’s League of Innovative Schools.
Brianna holds a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction, with a specialization in Instructional Design and Technology.