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Brian is a passionate educator driven by the possibilities digital and physical technologies have for classroom practice. He is an advocate for students and teachers taking ownership in becoming lifelong learners that engage with their world as active citizens. Brian is a Google Certified Innovator, currently completing post-graduate studies in Educational Leadership focusing on the pedagogical impact of personalised learning, differentiation and technology integration on learner outcomes. With particularly interested to him is how schools are changing in order to accommodate the needs of today's learners, creating confident and discerning leaders prepared for a world beyond the school.
Brian is currently a Stage 3 classroom teacher, collaboratively co-teaching in an innovative open classroom space with 112 students and 5 teachers. He has served as an ICT Integrator and Learning Coach and regularly consults to schools and conferences on STEM/STEAM, technology integration, design thinking and the use of social media for professional development purposes. Brian is a change agent, recognised for his commitment to innovative development and delivery of content, examples include the use of mastery and flipped learning to increase student engagement with content; mystery locations in teaching Geography and promoting global citizenship; Minecraft, “Making” and design thinking to support Science and critical thinking; coding and computational thinking in Mathematics and STEAM to develop creativity and encourage resilient and responsible risk taking.
Brian is always looking for new and exciting ways to blend learning with technology to provide a rich learning environment for students to thrive. He is particularly focusing on pedagogy to support curriculum integration of technology.
This blog documents Brian's own personal journey of learning, pedagogy, reflection and discovery.