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WizIQ Conversations

Mohali, India

Conversation with Vicki Davis - Cool Cat Teacher, Blogger and Tweeter

30 May

2012 09:30 AM (CST)

This class ran for 65 minutes

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About the class

About the class

This webinar is hosted in English

Dr. Nellie Deutsch in conversation with Vicki Davis


Dr. Nellie Deutsch
Dr. Nellie Deutsch
Vicki Davis
Vicki Davis





 




About Vicky Davis
Vicki Davis is a teacher and the IT director at Westwood Schools in Camilla, Georgia. Vicki co-created four award winning international wiki-centric projects, the Flat Classroom™ project, the NetGenEd™ Project, the Eracism Project™, the Horizon project, and Digiteen™ with teacher Julie Lindsay. Presently Vicky is working as a full time teacher and IT director at Westwood Schools in Camilla, Georgia. She writes her blogs at “Cool Cat Teacher Blogs” which has almost 3000 subscribers and is also awarded for the Best Teacher’s blog.

Vicky speaks for the companies like Google, Discovery and at many International Educational Technology Conferences. Further to name a few more achievements, she is a Discovery Star Educator, Google Certified teacher, Adobe Education Leader, has served as a judge for the US competition for Microsoft Innovative Educators Forum, a blogger for Lifetime Channel’s Morning show- The Balancing Act.

She is an ordinary country girl with the background in business did her graduation in management from Georgia Tech and then put her first step on the corporate ladder as a market analyst. After that she has experienced almost every kind of a role being a woman. She has been a General Manager in a cell phone company, a house wife, stay at home mom, an entrepreneur who developed websites and technology integration courses for business and school systems and then a teacher.

Being a mother of two school children, teaching was something that fascinated her a lot. So in 2002 she threw herself into almost all the educational PD courses and spent hundreds of hours practicing the different teaching methodologies. After bringing herself to perfection in the same field for few years she started blogging to make the children understand various fundamental shifts in learning styles.

Get in touch with her:
Twitter
coolcatteacher.blogspot.in

About Dr. Nellie Deutsch
Nellie holds a Doctor of Education (Ed.D) in educational leadership specializing in curriculum & instruction and is an E-Learning Professional Development Specialist.

She is the founder of Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL), an online informal network of volunteers that provides free and low-cost professional development workshops for educators around the world. The hands-on workshops help teachers learn to integrate technology into blended and fully online classes for private and public courses.

About the Host

WizIQ Conversations

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Mohali, India

Dr. Deutsch earned her doctorate in education and educational leadership with a specialization in curriculum and instruction from the University of Phoenix from the School of Advanced Studies. Her dissertation research was published on Amazon) focused on instructor experiences with integrating technology in blended learning contexts in higher education around the world. Dr. Deutsch is internationally known as a transformative leader, community builder, an expert in educational technology, leader in providing online professional development courses, and mentor for educators worldwide.

Dr. Deutsch is the founder of Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL), an online informal network that provides free professional development workshops for educators around the world. Dr. Deutsch is also founder and current coordinator of the annual Connecting Online (CO09-CO13) for Instruction and Learning and Moodlemoot (MMVC11- MMVC13) free online conferences. She also provides course design and online facilitation on Moodle for Teacher (M4T) courses for teachers and administrators at Atlantic University, COL, and other organizations around the world.

href="http://www.nelliemuller.com/WebQuestsbyNellieDeutsch.htm">WebQuests, Professional Electronic Portfolios (Mahara), web 2.0 tools, blogs, social networks, and wikis. She follows a relationship-based collaborative active learning approach to instruction and learning. Her experiential humanitarian approach to instruction and learning has earned her the respect of educators around the globe and attracted her to healthy living and healing. She's an accredited PAIRS (Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills), conflict resolution, and Reiki practitioner. She practices and teaches Mindfulness Meditation and the Alexander Technique.

Dr. Deutsch has written chapters in books on the use of technology and research (

Dr. Deutsch volunteers a great deal of her services. She is on the steering committee for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Computer Assisted Language Learning Interest Section (CALL-IS). She is also on the board of directors for the World Association for Online Education (WAOE) as the program coordinator.  She also promotes free online education worldwide by providing free professional development courses to educators in Africa and underdeveloped countries.