Hello! I’m a member of the team that manages Resilient Educator. There’s been a lot of hype lately about the value of ChatGPT and machine
Digital literacy is a skill set that is increasingly becoming essential. According to ALA’s Digital Literacy Task Force, it is defined as “the ability to
This is a virtual space that understands the needs of teachers and the importance of resilient educators. You’ll find everything from how to arrange your classroom for maximum creativity, how to find professional development resources, how to de-stress and maintain your sanity during the school year, and more! You’ll find articles that warm your heart, and others that hopefully make you laugh. You’ll explore topics like inclusive education, instructional design, STEM and STEAM, trauma and resilience, early childhood education, and other teaching concepts. You’ll learn about career options, teaching degrees and certificates, education conferences, etc.
Most importantly, you’ll find resources gathered by passionate people who believe education can change lives—and that the health and safety of our students is a critical part of education.
Dr. Mary Jane Pearson chaired the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC), co-authored research on what’s now known as the Beginning Teacher Support & Assessment Induction Program, served as the regional representative for the Department of Education, and was named California Teacher Educator of the Year.
Darri Stephens is a seasoned educator and former member of Teach for America, a published author, and worked in content management for companies including Nickelodeon, IMAX, EdSurge, Discovery Education, Common Sense, and Wonder Workshop. She founded her own content consulting agency, Darrow Ink.
Patrick helps to create space for designers and subject matter experts to collaborate constructively in the creation of online learning experiences. He has an MFA in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts from the University of California, Riverside and has worked as a writer, editor, instructor, and mentor.
Tom Armbrecht is a former professor of French, teaching literature and philosophy to college students before deciding to focus his career on online learning. His current position as an online learning architect allows him to capitalize on his pedagogical expertise to design engaging courses that inspire students and teachers.
Jennifer L.M. Gunn is a curriculum designer, teaching coach, high school educator, and co-founder of the EDxEDNYC Education Conference. She regularly presents at conferences about adolescent literacy, leadership, and education innovation.
Zachary Fruhling is an instructional designer, online educational content author and developer, educational technologist, philosophy instructor, poet, and podcaster with nearly 20 years of experience in higher education and educational content development.