With years of experience as a classroom teacher, building administrator, and CTO, I bring unique perspectives and insight to my writing.
Staying abreast of the K12 and higher education technology space and developing deep relationships with industry, district, and higher ed leaders, my work reflects the challenges and successes we face to ensure our students have the best educational experience.
Writing for national publications, software companies, and non-profit organizations, my work focuses on edtech topics that span from literacy to student safety.
Whether white papers, eBooks, op-eds, or website content, I work with clients to produce quality, highly-read content that supports the organization’s goals and mission.
The Covid-19 pandemic may be on everyone’s minds right now, but school districts grappled with another pandemic before the virus changed our world. School violence incidents such as the Parkland School shooting were increasing, and students’ physical and mental well-being…MoreHow this Texas district prioritizes SEL Read more
For the most superstitious amongst us, Friday the 13th always conjures up thoughts of bad luck and Jason Voorhees. However, Friday, March 13, 2020, will forever bring fear and terror to all our minds due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic…MoreEducation Leaders Reflect on Anniversary of COVID-19 Read more
Even before COVID-19 created online, remote, and hybrid learning environments in school districts across the country, most district and school leaders struggled with chronic absenteeism in their schools. Researchers like Dr. Todd Rogers, Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University…MoreInsights from Leaders on Closing the Attendance Gap Read more
Originally Published:eSchoolNews How and where our students learn has radically changed over the last 10 months. Students are in a multitude of educational environments that have challenged the entire school community. As educators, we cannot predict what the future holds,…MoreTop Tips for Great Cross-Curricular Coding Read more
Originally Published: eSchoolNews Between the recent presidential election, COVID-19, and racial unrest, our students are barraged with 24/7 access to news and media that can be real, fake, or altered. According to the presenters in a recent edWebinar sponsored by ABC-CLIO, the relationship…MoreIs it fake? How to teach with news and media sources Read more
For the last seven months of 2020, school districts have gone through extreme changes regarding how learning is happening in pandemic-induced hybrid and digital learning environments. In a recent edWeb edLeader Panel sponsored by Project Tomorrow, Dr. Julie Evans, CEO of Project Tomorrow,…MoreSpeak Up 2020: A Look at Digital Learning and Transformation Read more
Originally Published: Tech Learning Well into 2023, it is disheartening to know that K-12 institutions continue to be one of the primary targets of cybersecurity attacks. Cyberattacks such as DDoS, phishing, data breaches, password attacks, man-in-middle attack, and malware on school districts have resulted in monetary losses, the need for additional recovery resources, and loss…
Originally Published:EdTech Magazine K–12 districts are investing a larger portion of their budgets in new security technologies to create safer environments for their school communities. A 2020 study conducted by Omdia on behalf of the Security Industry Association showed the market for physical security equipment in K–12 and higher education was $716 million in 2020. The K–12…
Originally Published: Tech&Learning The pandemic turned the brick-and-mortar model of teaching and learning on its head. Before March 2020, credit recovery, remediation, and advanced coursework were the main reasons for virtual learning in K-12. However, when schools shifted to emergency remote learning, students and educators experienced teaching and learning in which video conferencing, online assessments,…