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Pioneers | May 22, 2017

Megan McBain

I'm a 4th grade teacher at Bugg Magnet Elementary Creative Arts and Sciences, which will be getting a new magnet at the end of the year to Bugg Magnet Elementary Center for Design and Computer Sciences. I was a Technology Facilitator last year. I enjoy technology, education and innovation. I believe students can do more than the...

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Pioneers | May 22, 2017

Brent Jarosz

My name is Brent Jarosz, I am a Teacher and Instructional Coach for Lincoln Public Schools. I am in my 6th year of teaching Business Education courses and enjoying every minute of it. The building I am currently at is call Bryan Community Focus Program where we serve student who struggled in our traditional high school setting. ...

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Pioneers | May 18, 2017

Carly Mavorah

My name is Carly Mavorah and I have been an educator for 20 years. I have spent all 20 years at Magen David Yeshivah, a private school in Brooklyn, New York. I was a classroom teacher for 16 years (primarily in 1st grade), a literacy coach for 3 years and this was my first year as the assistant principal for grades 1-4. In ...

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Pioneers | May 18, 2017

Amity Kea

Amity Kea is a teacher at J.H. Rose High School in Greenville, NC. She received her MaED in American History from East Carolina University and is a National Board Certified teacher. She is passionate about preparing students for their future. Amity centers her classroom activities on historical analysis. Technology integration i...

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Pioneers | May 15, 2017

Beth Rogers

Beth is a 5th grade teacher in Clarkston, Michigan. She has her Master's in Educational Technology and strives to integrate technology into her lessons in ways that are meaningful for students and that enhance and extend curriculum. Beth contributes to the Oakland Schools Literacy site through blogging and actively works in her ...

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Pioneers | May 15, 2017

Nancy Warren

Nancy Warren, a technology geek at heart, is currently a teacher of Public Speaking, Film Appreciation, and Creative Thinking at Paul D. Camp Community College (PDCCC), one of 23 colleges in the Virginia Community College System (VCCS). She teaches hybrid and in-class courses on two separate campuses and online courses as needed...

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Pioneers | May 15, 2017

Amanda Ingalls

I am the K-12, Library Media Specialist at Stockbridge Valley CSD in Munnsville, NY. I am passionate about teaching information literacy skills and using technology to further our learning. I enjoy engaging students in fun, informative projects in collaboration with our classroom teachers. I am also an adviser for our Library Cl...

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Pioneers | May 12, 2017

Kathy Foster

I have taught in high poverty, urban schools my entire career, and I would not teach anywhere else. The work is challenging and so very rewarding. I have taught for 20+ years, ELA and Science. My experience has been only in middle school, grades 6 - 8. The students I serve come to me with major deficits in their learning. Y...

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Pioneers | May 12, 2017

Emily Freeman

Emily Freeman has been teaching primary aged students in the Troy School District for 10 years. She is passionate about creating meaningful learning experiences and fostering independence in young children. Her classroom is guided by her Three C’s: Curiosity, Creativity, and Compassion. Emily is Vice President of the Oakland ...

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Pioneers | May 12, 2017

Ronda Hughes

Ronda Hughes is a school library media specialist at Langston Aerospace & Environmental Studies Magnet Elementary in Hot Springs, Arkansas. She has been teaching for 18 years, 14 of those years as a middle school ELA teacher and 4 as a teacher librarian. Ronda is married to her high school sweetheart and they have two grown...

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