Raquel Ríos, PhD is an educator, learning designer and consultant. She is the author of the book Teacher Agency for Equity: A Framework for Conscientious Engagement (Routledge, 2017). She has worked nationally across the US and internationally in Spain, the United Arab Emirates and Puerto Rico. Prior to starting her own consultancy, Raquel worked with New Teacher Center, a national resource on mentoring and coaching for teacher effectiveness located in Santa Cruz, California where she was a key contributor to the design and development of the curriculum. Her forthcoming book, Mindful Practice for Social Justice: A Guide for Educators and Professional Learning Communities will be released in May by Routledge.
Teacher, coder, founder of The LIFE School (a progressive high school in Atlanta), lover of cupcakes
Kasey’s website and blog, ShakeUpLearning.com, provides educators with instructional technology resources, tips and tricks, and classroom technology integration ideas. Here you will find great resources for Google apps, including guides and cheat sheets, mobile learning and apps, iPad tips, and social media tips for educators. Shake Up Learning, was recognized as a Must Read EdTech Blog for 2014 and 2015, and a 2014 Edublog Awards Finalist for best new blog and best edtech resource blog. Also, Kasey’s resources and tips have also been featured on other blogs and websites including Edsurge, Edudemic, EdTech Magazine, Emerging Edtech, and more. As a blogger, Kasey uses her blog to create and share original technology integration ideas, resources, cheat sheets, and more!
Andrew Swan teaches 8th-grade US History in Newton Massachusetts for the past 11 years, and has been "flipping" the classroom for two years. He and his colleague have presented about flipped instruction at a regional education conference and within their own district. They also have several more PD workshops scheduled for later this year. He earned a B.A. in History at Yale University (2000), and received a Master's degree in teaching from Simmons College (2004). In his career, Andrew has taught English, Journalism, Geography, Ancient History, and US History at four different middle schools since graduating from college. You can follow Andrew on Twitter @flipping_A_tchr, steal clips from his Youtube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/aswan802/videos), and read his other blog linked above.