TED Masterclass Showcase Wednesday
Listen and learn : Multi-presentation
Wednesday, June 26, 1:30–2:30 pm
Location: Terrace Ballroom I, Level 4 (near Posters)
Sean Arnold Leslie Fagin Ashley Kolaya Aspen Meineke Mary Montag Stephanie Ng Jason Patience Dr. Reshan Richards Logan Smalley
The TED Masterclass Showcase features inspiring, high-energy talks by educators from the TED Masterclass, a special course to help educators share their stories and amplify their voices.
Sean is a special education teacher and STEM coach in New York City’s District 75, citywide special education and is committed to reaching ALL STUDENTS through innovative technology and practices. He has won the ISTE Outstanding Teacher Honorable Mention, the ISTE Inclusive Learning Network Outstanding Educator Award, the NYCDOE Excellence in School Technology Award, and the EDxEDNYC Excellence in Technology Award. He is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Innovator, and Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, along with many EdTech certifications. You can learn more about his efforts at BraveInTheAttempt.com.
Leslie Fagin is an Instructional Technology Coach in Georgia where she works with secondary school teachers on effective technology integration. She’s a Google for Education Certified Innovator, Google for Education Certified Trainer, Google Certified Educator Level 1 and 2, Seesaw Ambassador, Nearpod Certified Educator, and Flipgrid Certified Educator. She is the President Elect of the ISTE Edtech Coaches PLN. She was recognized as the ISTE Edtech Coaches PLN Award Winner for 2017. Her most recent projects is that of creator of Ernie’s Mobile STEAM Lab - a school bus turned STEAM lab with hands on STEAM educational activities for students.
Dr. Reshan Richards is adjunct assistant professor at Teachers College, Columbia University and associate at the Columbia University School of Professional Studies. He’s also the co-founder of Explain Everything, a software company and co-author of the Make Yourself Clear, a book about the intersection of business and teaching. Reshan has an Ed.D. in Instructional Technology and Media from Teachers College, Columbia University, an Ed.M in Learning and Teaching from Harvard University, and a B.A. in Music from Columbia University.