Fred has created and facilitated multiple professional development sessions, technology integration lessons, and modeled lessons for teachers. He has also presented at local, state, and national education conferences on a variety of topics including technology and teaching best practices. Additionally, he worked collaboratively with the Educational Technology team to organize an annual Learning Festival (formerly iPadpalooza).
Providing training for the coding club teachers.
Support of District Initatives
In addition to writing and implementing technology integration lessons, Fred helped create district-wide technology based events such as the robotics competition, video game design contest, and the Film Festival. Because of his background in graphic design and video production, he was also tasked with creating multimedia content in support of department projects and district initiatives. Below you will find just some of the images and videos that he created in support of district events:
Logo Designs for District Events
Continuing Education & Growth
Apple Distinguished Educator
Teaching 4th grades how to turn sketches into VR worlds with iPads.
Fred was selected to join the Apple Distinguished Educator class of 2017. The Apple Distinguished Educator Program began in 1994, when Apple recognized K-12 and higher education pioneers who are using a variety of Apple products to transform teaching and learning in powerful ways. Today it has grown into a worldwide community of over 2,500 visionary educators and innovative leaders who are doing amazing things with Apple technology in and out of the classroom.
Adobe Education Leader
Talking Creative Problem Solving with Adobe Education.
Fred has been using Adobe software for over 20 years and has been a contributing member of the Adobe Education Exchange program for the last 7 years. In this time, he has been recognized by Adobe as a featured educator and is an active member in the Adobe Education Leader program, which highlights the contributions of innovative educators who are effectively using Adobe tools and applications to promote excellence in the classroom.