Padrah Gatewood has been teaching French for thirteen years. Half of her career has been in a Title I public school and half in private schools. While predominantly a high school teacher, she has taught grades 5-12 as well as several years in a university setting. She has been a Tech Coach for the World Language Department and is also a Google Certified Trainer, blogger, and published author. She has traveled coast to coast training teachers on becoming Google certified, and also how to intentionally use EdTech in the classroom. One of her greatest passions is helping teachers in their EdTech journey.
This course is intended for teachers of all EdTech levels. Teachers will examine their why - the heart of their teaching - and how to promote student agency while building essential skills to prepare students for today's ever-changing world. Teachers will walk away with a number of manageable strategies that will invigorate their teaching and take their students' learning to the next level. The course will end with participants developing a newly revamped unit that they can immediately implement in the classroom.