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Digital Innovation

When it comes to innovation in the classroom, the digital innovation team can play a crucial role in helping teachers to develop new and creative ways to engage students and enhance learning outcomes. Here are a few examples:

  1. Digital tools and platforms: The team can suggest new digital tools and platforms that can help teachers create interactive and engaging learning experiences. For example, they might recommend virtual reality tools for science classes, or gamified learning platforms that help students learn through play.
  2. Collaborative learning: The team can work with teachers to develop new strategies for collaborative learning that make use of digital tools. For example, they might suggest collaborative project-based learning, where students work together on a digital platform to complete a project.
  3. Personalized learning: The team can help teachers create personalized learning experiences for students, where the pace and content of learning is tailored to the individual needs of each student. They might recommend adaptive learning platforms or other digital tools that can help teachers to personalize the learning experience.
  4. Blended learning: The team can work with teachers to develop blended learning approaches that combine face-to-face and online learning. This can allow students to learn at their own pace and help teachers to differentiate instruction.

Overall, the digital innovation team can help teachers to embrace new technologies and teaching strategies that enhance student engagement, improve learning outcomes, and prepare students for the digital world.

Andi McNair

(254) 297-1291

Joshua Essary

(254) 297-1250

Kari Espin

(254) 297-1123

ESC Region 12 educational specialists are widely considered leaders in education, speaking at conferences across the nation as experts in their field. Many of these specialists can be contracted as keynote speakers for your events, conferences or on-site professional development.


Andi McNair, ESC Region 12 Specialist

Andi was a classroom teacher for 16 years before pursuing her passion to change education by sharing practical ways to engage and empower this generation of learners. She is currently a digital innovation specialist at ESC Region 12 and is passionate about using meaningful technology in the classroom.

Andi’s keynotes are designed to shift mindsets and change perspectives.  She spends time helping the audience understand the “why” first, then moves into the “how” to make it happen in any classroom, on any campus, or in any district.

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The Innovative Teaching Academy is a learning experience that will prepare educators to engage and empower this generation of learners. The length of this program lasts 1 year, and consists of attending learning experiences, connecting with other educators, and inspiring others by sharing what you have learned. 

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