Degrees and Certifications:
Hey Big Creek Family! I was born and raised in Georgia in a family of educators. I graduated from The University of Georgia in 2011 and taught Health & Physical Education for 11 years. During that time, I decided to go to Kennesaw State University to earn my Masters of Instructional Technology in 2017. When I am not at work, you'll find me competing in tennis and volleyball, playing golf, or on a hike with my wife, Kayla, and dog, Arch.
The role of instructional technology at Big Creek Elementary is to enhance students' opportunities for creative exploration and support a deeper understanding of academic content in authentic ways.
All classrooms are equipped with 10 chromebooks for student use with additional chromebook and iPad carts available when needed. Additionally, every classroom has a ClearTouch interactive panel for direct interaction with and manipulation of presentations and classroom material. Big Creek Elementary also possesses equipment and materials for coding, robotics, green screen, 3D printing, and movie-making.
Below are examples of some of the instructional technology tools available to students and teachers to enhance creativity, critical thinking, flexible learning, immediate feedback and student agency in learning.