• Adjunct Instructor, Educational Psychology


  • Classroom in the Cloud: Innovative Ideas for Higher Level Learning Get your head in the cloud! In this easy-to-use primer, the author of bestseller Going Google teams up with Twitter’s The Nerdy Teacher to demonstrate how cloud-based instruction can work for your school. With cloud computing, students connect with teachers, educators connect with colleagues, and opportunities for meaningful collaboration and innovation grow exponentially—without budget-busting investments in hardware and software. The book includes: Practical tools for integrating cloud computing into the curriculum Student and teacher testimonies detailing examples of cloud-based instruction in action Step-by-step directions for classroom activities Chapters on storing, communicating, sharing, and creating Strategies for ensuring safety and security for students and information. Published, 11/10/2015.
  • Going Google: Powerful Tools for 21st Century Learning Google is more than a search engine—it offers many tools that give people the opportunity to work virtually from anywhere, with anyone, at any time they choose. And these tools are available to teachers and students for free. This book for K-12 educators explores the wide array of Google tools and shows how to use them in the classroom to foster digital learning. Aligned with the ITSE-NETS standards, the text is organized by the 21st century skills each tool promotes: communication, collaboration, creativity, innovation, critical thinking, and problem solving. Written in an intentionally casual, engaging style, each chapter: Explains the specific benefits of using each tool for teaching and learning Provides step-by-step tutorials with screen shots that illustrate the processes Contains detailed examples of classroom and teacher productivity projects Included are specific classroom activities that teachers can use immediately to engage students and enhance learning. Some of the tools covered include Google Docs, Google Calendar, Gmail, Google Sites, Blogger, Google Groups, Google +, Google Earth, Picasa Web Album, YouTube, Google Alerts, Google Reader, and iGoogle. Both experienced and novice Googlers will find new ways to incorporate the programs they love into the classroom curriculum. Published, 03/20/2012.


  • Opening keynote for the Techtoberfest conference in Tooele School District. Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 10/07/2016.
  • Opening Keynote for BrainBlast conference in Weber School District. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/03/2016.
  • Keynote Addresses for multiple Digital Government Summit conferences in 2015. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/04/2015.
  • Opening keynote speaker at the TIE SD Conference in April 2015. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/21/2014.
  • Provided closing keynote at the WyTECC conference . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/04/2013.