The EdTechTeam London Professional Development Workshop featuring Google for Education brings together world-class educational technology leaders.
All presenters are Google Certified Teachers, Google Apps for Education Certified Trainers, Google Employees,
or teachers with local success stories!
Check back often for more presenters, including members of the
Google Apps for Education Team... and more Google engineers!
Keynote: Carrie Anne Philbin
Carrie Anne Philbin is an award winning secondary computing & ICT teacher and now Education Pioneer at the Rasberry Pifoundation. Carrie Anne is the author of ‘Adventures in Raspberry Pi’ a computing book forteenagers wanting to get started with Rasberry Pi and programming. Carrie Anne is the creator of a YouTube series for teenage girls called The Geek Gurl Diaries, which has won a Talk Talk Digital Hero Award. The episodes include interviews with women working in technology and hands on computer science based tutorials. Carrie Anne is the vice chair of the Computing at Schools initiative toget more girls and minority groups into computing called #include and helped organise #define, a workshop based hack day for teenagers concentrating on delivering good content to include all and ‘Hack the Curric’ bringing academics, educators and industry experts to create inclusive learning materials for the new Computing curriculum. In 2012 Carrie Anne became a Google certified teacher and KS3 ICT subject Leader at a school in East London. You can see more about Carrie Anne’s teaching method on her website ICT with Miss P that students use to access their weekly lessons.
Master of Ceremonies: Mark Allen
Mark is a Google-Certified Teacher and Google Education Trainer who helps schools work smarter, In his role as Director of Transformational Technology for Delegated Services CIC, a not-for-profit Community-Interest Company, and under the @edintheclouds banner, his focus is on helping educational establishments transform themselves by making technology invisible, both internally and externally, and he has shown hundreds of school leaders how they can leverage contemporary possibilties to move their organisation to the cloud and their teams to new models of teaching and learning, communicate better and improve learning outcomes by moving to the cloud and towards the server-free school. Mark is also a governor at a small rural primary school doing extraordinary things with new technologies and pedagogies based on cloud technology. He has taken those ideas out to others and now works with more than a hundred schools, plus the clusters, trusts, alliances, federations and other groups which are the features of the new educational landscape, showing them how a roadmap based around the three essential strands of Technology, Pedagogy and Leadership/Engagement can be developed to ensure success and transform schools into nimble, adaptable learning organisations.
Featured Speaker: Ken Shelton
Ken currently holds an M.A. in Education with a specialization in Educational Technology as well as New Media Design and Production. As a part of his active involvement within the Educational Technology community, Ken is an Apple Distinguished Educator and a Google Certified Teacher. Ken was also named to the California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Educational Technology Task Force. Ken, both nationally and internationally, regularly gives keynotes, presentations, and leads workshops, many of which are hands-on, covering a wide variety of Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Digital Age Literacies, Creative Expression, Photography, Visual Learning, Visual Storytelling, and Instructional Design topics. He formerly worked as an Educator for over 13 years, including teaching technology for 10 years at the Middle School level.
Local Spotlight Speaker: Kate Cheal
Kate Cheal is a Google Certified Teacher, an Apple Distinguished Educator and an Apple Professional Development Authorised Trainer who has a passion for finding innovative ways to use online and mobile tools to facilitate ‘anytime, anywhere learning’ and to create a culture of collaborative, connected education.
She has worked as Head of Music in a secondary school for 14 years and also in higher education where she designed and implemented a 1:1 iPad-based curriculum for the Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design. She now specialises in training educators to use technology to transform learning, both in the UK and abroad.
Local Spotlight Speaker: Cindy Crannell
Originally from Chicago, Illinois, she started her career as an elementary classroom teacher for 5 years. After taking a few years off to start a family, she moved outside of the U.S.and has lived in Amsterdam, West Midlands of the England, Dubai, UAE and now London. When she returned to the field of education, she did so on a new path of educational technology working as a technology integration coach at the American School of Dubai. Most recently, she developed the digital learning landscape at a new not for profit school Halcyon London International School.
Cindy is a Google Certified Teacher, Google EducationTrainer, Apple Professional Development Trainer and Apple Distinguished Educator. She completed her undergraduate degree from Hope College in Holland Michigan, acquired a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from The University of Minnesota and an Educational Technology Certificate from Michigan State University.