I am an enthusiastic and energetic teacher who is passionate about preparing students with the knowledge, skills, attributes and life experiences to become effective 21st life-long learners.
I enjoy participating in most sports particularly football playing weekly for two teams. I also have a passion for surfing and like to spend time socialising and traveling. I am currently learning to play the guitar.
If you have done work internationally, where and in what capacity?
Carried out teaching research in Las Vegas in 2006 as part of a professional development course to gain experience working in an international school.
An award winner at the European Innovative Teachers Awards in Zagreb sponsored by Microsoft 2008. This is for the innovative use of technology in learning.
Carried out a research visit for the British Council in Jordan for 7 days in October 2008. This was on behalf of the Jordanian government looking at education and tourism.
An award winner at the Worldwide Innovative Teachers Awards in Hong Kong sponsored by Microsoft 2008. This is for the innovative use of technology in learning.
Delivered a keynote speech at the European Innovative Teachers Awards 2009 in Vienna at the Hoffburg Palace 2009.
Invited to attend the National Education Technology conference in Washington in June 2009. I delivered a presentation as a guest speaker and also then talked on a panel that helped create the new education plan for the Obama administration.
- Travelled to Peru to live with an amazon tribe for two weeks as part of the Cool School Teacher Fellowship education programme. It was a pilot of the global charity in 2009.
If you are willing to volunteer, in what area(s):
curriculum development, digital media, evaluation measurements, fund-raising, grant research/writing, marketing, mentor teaching, researchers, technology support, workshop facilitation
How did you hear about us and a few words why you want to join EBB:
Followed the progress of Lois McGillhorn and reccomended to the site.
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