Consultant, professor, and geek in West Chester, PA 19383
Dr. Chris Penny is an Educational Technology Professor in the College of Education and Social Work at the West Chester University of Pennsylvania. In 2011 he won the Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award for his excellence in the classroom. In 2007 he became an Apple Distinguished Educator, and Google Certified Teacher in 2009. His efforts in teaching and research have the focus of technology integration in K-20 education. He has published a book titled Technology Leadership in Teacher Education: Integrated Solutions and Experiences. Has published articles on reading on electronic devices, eMentoring, 24/7 laptop access for teacher candidates, and digital portfolios. Mobile Pedagogy and Perspectives on Teaching and Learning is the title of the book which he edited in 2013. His most recent research Can Everyone Code?: Preparing Teachers to Teach Computer Languages as a Literacy is about to be published in a 2020 book titled Participatory Literacy Practices for P-12 Classrooms in the Digital Age. Other research interests include teaching and learning spaces, and x reality in education.