Presentations & Coaching

Sustaining Pandemic Innovation: Where Do We Go From Here? – Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) Annual Conference, 2022
Let’s THINK Again: Leveraging Tech Tools to Bring Visible Thinking Routines to Life – Georgia Educational Technology Conference (GETC) Annual Conference, 2022
Let’s THINK Again: Leveraging Visible Thinking Routines in the Social Studies Classroom – Georgia Council for the Social Studies (GCSS) Annual Conference, 2022
Creating a Culture of Innovation – The Westminster Schools Innovation and the Creative Mind Conference, 2022
Teachers Teaching Teachers: Breaking Silos Through Your School’s PD Programming -Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) Annual Conference, 2021
Supporting Meaningful Faculty Growth Through Teacher Evaluation – Georgia Independent Schools Association (GISA) Annual Conference, 2021
I like To Move It, Move It: Tips To Get Your Students Up and Moving -Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Annual Conference, 2021
How Might We Share The Impact of Water On Early Civilizations – HIGH Museum of Art + Michael C. Carlos Museum STEAM Series, 2019
Design Thinking 201 Workshop – Association of Technology Leaders in Independent Schools (ATLIS) Annual Conference, 2016
Design Thinking in Middle and Upper Grades Workshop – Mount Vernon School FUSE Conference, 2016

Sample Resources & Collaborations

PD Session led for WA Faculty

PD Session led for WA Faculty
PD Session led for FAST Charter School Faculty

Collaboration with a high school teacher to implement design thinking within a WW1 unit

Timeline for a design thinking group with WA Faculty
Favorite asynchronous resources to engage and assess

Collaboration with a high school science teacher to design and implement a PBL assessment
Collaboration with a kindergarten teacher to implement movement and higher order thinking
Performance assessment for a middle school social studies class

Alex’s Favorites

Understanding by Design FrameworkNearpodPadlet
Carol Tomlinson’s Differentiation StrategiesEdpuzzleFlipgrid
Rick Wormeli’s Visual Metaphors and Making Meaning StrategiesInquiry StationsClasskick
Harvard’s Project Zero Visible Thinking RoutinesScreencastifyFormative
A sampling of a few of Alex’s favorite tools for designing lessons, delivering content, and determining learning through assessment and engagement.

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