Jeff welcomes Apple Distinguished Educator Christopher Tully on the program to talk about Apple Education, iTextbooks, iBook Author, and the many ways to help our students create a Digital Footprint.
- The Role of Apple in Education
- The Apple Educational Keynote
- iBook Author
- Different ways that teachers can create digital content for students without iPads
- Apple Distinguished Educator Program
- Using Apple to Teach the Teachers (iTunes U, Apple 1:1, etc…)
Websites and Apps Discussed:
About our Guests:
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. For additional information, please visit about.cteduonline.com.