Teacher in Bangkok, Thailand
Ben Sheridan has been teaching for 14 years most of which as been at international schools in Thailand, India, Cambodia, Korea, and Indonesia. He has worked as a classroom teacher, digital learning coach, technology coordinator, and instructional designer. Ben is passionate about using technology in the early years to collaborate with classrooms all over the world. He feels technology can be leveraged to enhance literacy, increase student motivation and engagement, and empower students to take control of their learning. In addition to taking over existing 1:1 programs Ben has implemented 1:1 programs at the elementary school level. He has helped early year classes collaborate to write and illustrate e-books which have been published in the iTunes bookstore. In addition to being a conference planner and leader Ben has presented in person at conferences such as, The iPad Summit, Learning 2.012, EARCOS, 21Century Learning Hong Kong, as well as virtually for events such as the online Global Education Conference 2012.