Jan. 25, 2015

#FutureReady with Tom Murray - HoET028

#FutureReady with Tom Murray - HoET028

Tom Murray, State and District Digital Learning Director for Alliance for Excellent Education, explains what the Future Ready initiative is and what is means to be Future Ready.


Tom Murray, State and District Digital Learning Director for Alliance for Excellent Education, explains what the Future Ready initiative is and what is means to be Future Ready.

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Thomas Murray is a former school principal who is currently the State & District Digital Learning Policy & Advocacy Director for the Alliance for Excellent Education. Tom works alongside State Education Departments, corporations, and school districts throughout the country to implement digital learning.

As a result of his wealth of experience in K-12 digital leadership, he has been recognized at the national level for implementing 1:1, BYOD, & blended learning programs.

Tom is also the founder of the popular #edtechchat, on Twitter where hundreds of educators from around the world discuss digital learning every Monday night.

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Robert Zywicki – Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Technology for the High Point Regional HS District.

Robert is also an Adjunct Prof. at both Rutgers’ Graduate School of Education and St. Peter’s University.

He’s an active presenter who is knowledgeable in the areas of best practices of instructional designexecutive functioning, and the holistic approach to child development.

Robert is also a doctoral candidate at St. Peter’s University who is dedicated to fostering individualized excellence for ALL students.

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