I am extremely humbled to hear the news this week that I have been selected as one of Microsoft’s Expert Educators for 2014. It is fantastic news and I can’t believe that I have been selected to join the 250 teachers from the 22,000 who have applied from 158 countries. I began my learning journey with Microsoft’s Partners in Learning back in 2008 and looking at those teachers that have been selected it confirms the positive impact that Microsoft has had on my own classroom as a teacher and the school communities that I have worked with in that time. Many of the teachers that have been selected not just from the UK (you can see their mug shots below) but from many other countries around the world are teachers that I have collaborated and created with over the last six years.
I am extremely excited to have yet another opportunity to work alongside so many inspiring teachers once again to share good practice and to develop opportunities to innovate back in my own classroom and those that I am now working with.
You can see what Anthony Salcito has said about it here: http://dailyedventures.com/index.php/2013/11/07/announcing-the-2014-expert-educators-and-mentor-schools/
A full list of the expert’s can be found here: http://www.pil-network.com/Forums/ExpertEducators/Barcelona2014/GBR