Teacher, Presenter, Consultant, Educational Technology Specialist, Google Certified Teacher
Passionate about teaching and learning.
Twitter: @sammorra Google+: Samantha Morra
Samantha Morra, MA. Educational Technology and MA. Ed Leadership and Administration, is a distinguished educator with over 20 years experience in K-12 schools. She has worked with educators across the country on how to use the best pedagogy and technology available to help students, teachers and schools. She aims to inspire and empower educators to embrace digital tools and tackle the complex issues faced in education today.
During her 20 years in public education she spear-headed innovative projects. She designed and constructed a "Classroom of the Future" or Technology Learning Commons to serve as a model 21st Century classroom. She establishediTunes U K12 Portal as part of a national pilot with the state of New Jersey, SETDA and Apple. She redesigned and implemented district technology curriculum based on New Jersey state and national standards and the 21st Century Skills Initiative. While working with students, staff and the community, Samantha harnessed social media too improve communication and engage the community. She has also worked with teachers at every grade level to create curriculum that effectively and creatively uses technology.