Jeff sits down with “CybraryMan” Jerry Blumengarten, Christopher Tully, and Adam Bellow to talk about “Thinking Differently in the Classroom”
- How do you teach… teachers?
- Twitter in Education
- Free Technology for your Classroom
- Teaching Differently in your class
- Apple Distinguished Educator Workshops
- Professional Development Conferences
- Creating a Professional Online Identity
I was a Middle School teacher who taught for 32 years in the New York City school system. I was a licensed Social Studies teacher who also taught Language Arts, Science, Math, Computers.. My last 12 years I served as teacher-librarian. I wrote curriculum for my school district, the NYC Board of Education and Open Doors a school-business partnership.
All About Cybrary Man http://www.cybraryman.com/cybrary_man.html I have been writing educational materials for the utility industry for over 30 years. My website is Cybrary Man’s Educational Web Sites http://www.cybraryman.com/index.html On Twitter I am a member of the #edchat team Twitter: @cybraryman1
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.
Adam Bellow, Founder and President of eduTecher began his career in education as an Assistant English Teacher at a High School for students with learning disabilities in New York City. After earning a Masters Degree in both General and Special Education at Hunter College, where he taught a graduate level course on integrating technology into the special education classroom, Adam became an English teacher at a High School on Long Island for several years. Then his two passions collided – Technology and Education – as he became a Technology Training Specialist for a school district on Long Island. Currently, Adam works as the Director of Educational Technology for the College Board Schools. This job allows Adam to work with educational leaders, teachers, and students from around the United States to help them infuse technology successfully in the classroom. Adam was recognized in 2010 as an Emerging Leader by ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) as well as a finalist for the 2010 Totally Wired Teacher of Year award. Adam is happily married and the father of two wonderful boys.