Leverage Damianne’s years of expertise and experience to inspire your teachers to imagine, create, and share effective teaching strategies and practices for the twenty-first century. Damianne uses an inquiry stance in her work, starting any new project with conversations.
Damianne President has worked as an EdTech leader for 14 years, is a Google for Education Certified Trainer and a Tynker Blue Ribbon Educator. She has worked at international schools in India, Sudan, Japan, and Czech Republic. In each position, she has provided learning opportunities for teachers, students and staff. She has also managed technology planning and budgeting, and led technology teams and departments. Her strengths of observation, curiosity, research and analysis make her a perfect partner to work with you in reaching your goals for transforming learning for the twenty-first century. See examples of her presentations and her work.
Contact Damianne if you would like to engage her services.
Consulting for Schools
Would you like a professional learning experience customized for your school, team, or focus group? Damianne is an excellent choice to work with your staff, whether they are new or experienced teachers, whether they are daunted by twenty-first century tools or comfortable with them. Damianne has worked with Mac, Windows and Chrome devices. She is a Google for Education Certified Trainer, an Apple Teacher and a Tynker Blue Ribbon Educator. Damianne believes in the power of technology to transform learning. She is available to work with your school to design curriculum and learning activities for the twenty-first century, and to work with teachers and staff to improve teaching and learning.
- Analyze current status of technology use, and share existing best practices within the school with all colleagues and administrators
- Plan and present professional learning offerings
- Prepare a menu of tools for you to consider
- Present research-based solutions to a particular problem
- Design units, lessons, and assessments with teachers and curriculum developers, combining content, pedagogy and technology for optimal learning in the twenty-first century.
- Coach individuals, or groups of teachers or staff
- Pilot innovate approaches or tools, and assist with action research
Do you need a coach, advocate, or critical friend? Damianne enjoys working with teachers to achieve their goals. She’s coached teachers on using technology for teaching and learning, and continues to build her understanding of coaching and teaching adults. Set up a meeting with her to learn how you can more effectively manage your classes with technology, as well as how to effectively integrate technology into lessons and units. Post a question for Damianne by e-mail or on her Facebook page.
Consulting for EdTech Developers
There are a variety of Edtech tools out for use in schools, of a range of quality and usefulness. Damianne has experience testing software for use by teachers and students. She can help you evaluate your product for its use with teachers and students, collect feedback from teachers, and create sample lessons and resources for your product.