Jeff sits down with Jerry Blumengarten, Shira Leibowitz, Christopher Tully and Sandra Wozniak to talk about the ISTE2012 conference. Please listen and download this and other great episodes on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.
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Rabbi Shira Leibowitz, Ph.D. is Lower School Principal at Schechter Westchester in White Plains, New York. Rabbi Leibowitz attended Cornell University, graduating with a B.A. in American Studies Magna Cum Laude and with Distinction in all subjects. Rabbi Leibowitz was ordained as a rabbi from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and completed a Master of Philosophy and a Ph.D. in Education at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.
After spending 18 years in Television and Film production, Christopher Tully made the leap into education in the Philadelphia School District. Currently, he is the Multimedia Technology Instructor at Middle Bucks Institute of Technology as well as an adjunct professor for Moore College of Art and Temple University. Chris is also on the Teacher Leadership Network in Pennsylvania, an Apple Distinguished Educator, and a member of the Apple Distinguished Educator’s Board. Through his implementation of an engaged and motivated classroom model, his program has won several awards including, Career and Technical Exemplary Program, ACTE, 2007; Outstanding CTE Program, PA, 2008; Apple Distinguished Program 2009-2010, 2010-2011 and 2011-2012. He travels nationally to provide professional development and present topics including the effective use of technology, classroom management, Apple technology, and Apple Pro Apps. In addition, he has developed many national certification exams for Apple, Inc, Cisco, Inc., the National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) and the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Most recently, he developed the website cteduonline.com to assist in developing learning environments that promote Career and Technical Education, technology in the classroom as well as academic excellence. Chris was recently awarded the Thomas C. Olivo award for his efforts in promoting career and technical education.
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Sandra Wozniak is a tireless educator who recently changed her audience from middle school students (after 33 years) to educators. For the last 26 years, she hasfocused on technology integration and critical thinking in all subject areas. Sandy has written and implemented curriculum for various courses, including robotics, 21stCentury Skills, Decision Analysis, Intro to Technology, Science and Web 2.0 tools. Trained in rational processes, supervision, UbD, PBL’s, technology integration and school leadership, Sandy continues her teaching by providing professional development in technology integration and critical thinking in all content areas. Her thoughts and ramblings on technology and critical thinking can be found at http://scan-werecriticaltothinking.blogspot.com/.