Susan Bowdoin, 5th Grade Teacher, Zuni Elementary, NM
Date: September 27, 2013
Time: 1:00 PM
Digital transformation in our school systems can’t happen without the support of an entire community. Administrators, principals, teachers, parents, students, and communities must work together to create and sustain a culture of change.
Krystal Irby, 8th Grade Teacher, McKinley Middle School, NM
Krystal Irby has been teaching for 5 years, and is currently teaching 8th grade Physical Science at McKinley Middle School in Albuquerque, NM. Krystal advises the after-school MESA club, and has helped various student teams participate in numerous STEM competitions. She was selected to attend the Siemen’s STEM Academy as a fellow in 2013, and is one of the technology leads for her school site. Krystal is a DEN STAR, and is currently leading the middle and high school Discovery Ambassador group in Albuquerque Public School district. In her classroom, Krystal uses a variety of student-centered learning activities including centers with hands-on labs, virtual labs from the Science Techbook, creating digital products through video and various apps on the iPad, and in particular she will be showcasing how her student’s use the new Board Builder in the Discovery Education Student Center.