Sunday, January 11, 2015
GEG Mississippi GHO Event - Flipping the Classroom
For this GEG Mississippi GHO event, fellow GEG Mississippi member James Comans, leads a discussion about flipping the classroom with Jennifer Gwilt and Sarah Thomas, GEG DC leader.
Sarah is the Technology Liaison at John Hanson French Immersion School in Oxon Hill, MD. In addition to this role, she also teaches Technology Integration and English Language Arts at the middle school level. She has served on the School Leadership Team, advising administrators and teachers on technology-related matters.
Outside of her work at John Hanson, she also conducts professional development for teacher recertification hours at the county level, on topics such as Google Drive, Google Sites, and Using PowerPoint in the Teaching and Learning Process. Sarah has presented on various technology topics at the local, regional, and state level. She also presents free interactive tutorials for teachers on various educational technology topics.
Sarah holds a Masters degree from Howard University in the field of Curriculum and Instruction. She is currently a doctoral candidate at George Mason University, with a major in Education. Her upcoming dissertation, Using Technology to Facilitate Language Acquisition of English Language Learners, is rooted heavily in student-created artifacts through the use of project-based learning.