10 Edtech influencers to watch in 2018
Jennie Magiera inspires teachers and learners to go on “edventures”, which are student-centered, passion-based learning experiences. She is the Chief Program Officer of EdTechTeam.
As the Executive Director of ICWE, Rebecca Stromeyer has been a champion of e-learning for decades, organizing some of the world’s most popular education events such as OEB Global and eLearning Africa.
A blogger, speaker and prominent voice in social media, Rafranz Davis aims to bridge the digital divide in schools across the country. She is 2017 winner of ISTE’s Outstanding Leadership Award, a Microsoft Innovative Education Expert and Global Minecraft Mentor.
Thomas Murray is the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools, which provides implementation strategies for student-centered, personalized learning for K-12 schools. He has been named 2017 Education Thought Leader of the Year.
An educator, entrepreneur and founder of Choose2Matter, Angela Maiers encourages teachers and students to use technology, and has been using her social media influence to start the #YouMatter movement.
Mark Anderson writes the ICT Evangelist blog, is a consultant and speaker. He uses his experience as a former school leader to advocate for the meaningful use of edtech in the classroom.
Richard Culatta is the current CEO of International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and former Director of the Office of Educational Technology for the U.S. Department of Education. His work centers around enabling innovation through education.
Anthony Salcito uses his role as the VP World Wide Education for Microsoft USA to carry out the company's mission to increase technology’s role in the classroom. He also authors the Daily Edventures blog.
Phil Hill is Co-Publisher of the e-Literate blog, Co-Producer of e-Literate TV, and Partner at MindWires Consulting. He uses his experience to help schools, edtech vendors and policy makers as they consider implementation of new initiatives.
Eric Sheninger is a Senior Fellow and Thought Leader on Digital Leadership with the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE). He is the author of for the Pillars of Digital Leadership, a framework that identifies specific areas of school culture that can be improved through technology.
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