Inside Ideas

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Listen and learn : Panel

Keeko de la Pena  
Laurie Doran  
Kammas Kersch  
Kurt Klynen  
Erika Moser  

What if educators from around the globe collaborated and shared their one best idea? Inside Ideas has now published four volumes of these curated lessons created by Apple Distinguished Educators. Learn about some of these lessons and how you can implement them into your classroom.

Audience: Coaches, Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Participant accounts, software and other materials: None
Topic: Instructional design & delivery
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Pursue professional interests by creating and actively participating in local and global learning networks.
  • Dedicate planning time to collaborate with colleagues to create authentic learning experiences that leverage technology.
  • Explore and apply instructional design principles to create innovative digital learning environments that engage and support learning.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

We are Apple Distinguished Educators here to provide tips, tricks and helpful information when you need it most. These lessons focus on how the use of Apple technology in transforming learning and teaching while putting creativity at the forefront.


Designed and created with remote learning in mind, Inside Ideas has now published 4 volumes of lessons created by Apple Distinguished Educators. These lessons focus on how the use of Apple technology can transform learning and teaching.This will be a panel discussion starting with how Inside Ideas came about. Followed by a sharing of select individual lessons. These lesson have been tested by educators and student exemplars will be shared. We will close with a Q&A discussion with tips and ideas for how to replicate.

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Keeko de la Pena, Terence C. Reilly School No. 7
Laurie Doran, School District of Philadelphia

Laurie Doran is an artist, & arts educator. Passionate about art, technology and the intersection of the two. The classroom Is a place to nurture imagination and curiosity, while making learning relevant and fun. She seeks to make connection to community, advocating for the arts to educate, enlighten & connect. ADE2019

Kammas Kersch, Chester County Intermediate Unit

I spent my first 8 years in education teaching chemistry and computer science. I am now an Educational Innovation Specialist at Chester County Intermediate Unit in Pennsylvania, where I focus on STEM, Science, Computer Science, Esports, and Tech Integration. I love to travel and present at conferences! My favorite conference to attend is ISTE and I had the privilege of presenting in 2018, 2019, and 2020. Outside of school, I teach taekwondo, collect laptop stickers, and hang out with my dogs and husband.

Kurt Klynen, Apple
ISTE Certified Educator

I’m a Learning Experience Designer who started his career 20 years ago. Nowadays I develop learning experiences and support materials that are simple and elegant using technology, tools, and apps to improve engagement and outcomes.

Erika Moser, Chesterbrook Academy Elementary School