PROVIDING SUPPORT AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR TEACHERS
Date: Tuesday, August 2 from 10-11 am (ET)
Session: What do I Choose?! Considerations for Classroom Tech
Description: Are you overwhelmed with the number of tech choices for your classroom? This session will dive into 3 considerations for choosing classroom technology, focusing on Tech Integration Pedagogies, Social Justice, and Culturally Responsive Teaching. Walk away with action steps and considerations for the best tech for your classroom!
Mr. Derrick Harrell is a graduate student in the Educational Technology Graduate Program at Loyola University Maryland. Mr. Harrell is also a certified Elementary Education teacher who currently 4th grade self-contained teacher at St. Mary of the Mills School.
Blossom Olumese is a graduate student in Loyola University Maryland's Educational Technology program and served as the program's graduate assistant for two years. Mrs. Olumese is going into her fifth year of teaching in Prince George's County. Mrs. Olumese also serves as faculty of a summer music technology workshop hosted by FAME (Foundation for the Advancement of Music and Education). In 2020, FAME awarded Mrs. Olumese the Outstanding Educator Award in recognition of her commitment and excellence in teaching.
Irene A. Bal
Irene A. Bal is a Teaching Assistant Professor in the Educational Technology Graduate Program at Loyola University Maryland. Irene teaches graduate level educational technology courses on innovation and leadership in K-12 schools and is a certified PreK-12th grade music educator. Irene is currently enrolled in the Instructional Design & Technology Ph.D. Program at Old Dominion University in Virginia. In 2022, MSET awarded Irene Bal the Outstanding Educator Award for advancing excellence in teaching with technology.