Meet Karen Blumberg, Middle School Tech Integrator/Unconference Guru-ette
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How are you involved in education?
I am the Middle School Technology Integrator at The School at Columbia University. Is it an independent K-8 with a 1:1 laptop program on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
What’s your ideal classroom or school like?
I am pretty much living the dream at The School. We have an inordinate amount of technology available to us, and we are all about experimenting. My goal is to show my students how to use available and future technologies academically, respectfully, and responsibly.
Have you ever attended an unconference before?
I’ve attended NEIT, EdCampPhilly, EdCampNYC, and a variety of faculty meetings that have adopted the unconference structure.
If you were to lead a session at Edcamp, what would it be about?
Subject specific apps for mobile devices
Do you have a website or blog?
Are you on Twitter?
What is your favorite digital tool?