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Michael Gorman has overseen a one-to-one laptop program and digital professional development for Southwest Allen County Schools near Fort Wayne, Indiana. He has also served as a consultant for Discovery Education, ISTE, My Big Campus, and November Learning; served on the National Faculty for BIE (BUCK Institute); and been an adviser for Tech & Learning magazine. His awards have included district Teacher of the Year, Indiana state Teacher of the Year semi-finalist, Indiana STEM Educator of the Year, Advocate for Johns Hopkins University, and Microsoft’s Global Education Hero award. Mike maintains his award winning 21centuryedtech Blog and also posts articles at T&L and November Learning.
Mike Gorman explores the definitions and variations of STEM in today's schools. See this practical and powerful guide for transforming STEM nouns in to action verbs and finding a way to bring the verbs of STEM to every student!
John Dewey's contribution to education is widely known. See Mike Gorman's resources for the most effective ways to put his writings into practice
Take a moment to contemplate what it would be like if every school had a Maker Culture as part of the curriculum. Mike Gorman explores the many ways to bring the making culture to your school and to effectively align it with standards.
For today's student to become seekers of knowledge and lifetime self-learners, fostering 21st Century skills and Project Based Learning is critical. Read Mike Gorman's ideas for effectively tying PBL work to standards and skills.
Do you want to explore creative uses of word clouds for learning? Read this list of 200 ways to use Word Clouds by Mike Gorman.
Every school needs to have a plan for effectively teaching Digital Citizenship. View this selection of effective and up to date resources compiled by Mike Gorman.
What kinds of questions should we be asking about web resources before using them in the classroom? Read Part 2 of Mike Gorman's series on the best ways to vet classroom resources.
A reflection on belief, hard work and the great deal of magic in the education profession by Mike Gorman.
How do you vet educational technology web resources before using it in the classroom? Read these valuable points from Mike Gorman.