Jeff sits down with Bill Krakower, Dr. Spike Cook and Dana Potts to discuss how they are transforming their schools and classrooms using 21st Century teaching philosophies and social media.
- Museum Education
- Global Collaborative Projects
- Professional Development Opportunities for all Educators
- Outstanding School Projects and Programs
- Educators Blogging in the Classroom
Spike Cook is currently an Elementary School Principal in Millville, NJ. He earned his doctorate from Rowan University in 2009. His dissertation, Making connections: Implementing an integrated thematic instruction curriculum model to assist teachers of at-risk middle school students, focused on teacher professional development as a tool to assist at-risk students.
For more information about Dr. Spike Cook, visit http://drspikecook.com/about/
Bill Krakower teaches in the Woodland Park School District. He teaches Computer Skills to grade three & four. He also teaches special education students in grades three, four and five. Recently, he finished his advance certificate in Educational Leadership at Long Island University Hudson Campus and also has received a dual Masters Degree in Special Education & Elementary Education from the Hudson Campus. Bill is the co-founder of #elemsci chat and co-moderators for #njed chats. He has developed wiki sites for #elemsci, #njed, #satchat & #edcampnj. Bill enjoys doing mystery Skype’s with his computer classes when he is not teaching them the important 21st skills. @wkrakower email@example.com
Diana Potts is currently a teacher at a K-6 school in central New Jersey. Her education includes a BA in history, MA in Elementary Education and a MS in Instructional Technology. In addition to teaching Science and Social Studies, Diana plays an active role in her school’s technology integration. Her professional interests include teacher centered professional development, arts integration, problem based learning and STE(A)M support in schools. You can find Diana firstname.lastname@example.org