Sunday, August 31, 2008

About Me

I blog here about learning, technology, traveling, photography and anything else that catches my interest. This blog started out as my reflection journal for a graduate class titled, "Instructional Technology for Diverse Cultures", and it was my first attempt at blogging. I am still working on finding my blogging voice.

I am an instructional technology specialist for a community college in Illinois. I help teachers design and develop their online classes as well as design and deliver technology training. In my former life, I was a high school teacher who thought (and still thinks) that ALL students can learn physics and math.

As an educational technology graduate student, I am interested in finding a successful model for professional development for teachers. I believe that a successful professional development program must include the creation of a community of learners through connecting online with social networking tools. I love teaching, learning, physics, math, technology, photography, my piano and traveling. And, I believe that a good education system can help solve many of the world's problems.

I welcome your feedback. Thank you for reading!


Mark Dunk (@unklar on twitter) said...

Enjoyed your "7 Things" contribution. For me, your blogging voice is what you are doing while you look for your blogging voice.

Heather D. said...

Thanks Mark. You've got a great point there!