Matt Miller, from DitchThatTextbook.com, is a teacher, blogger and presenter from West Central Indiana. He has infused technology and innovative teaching methods in his classes for more than 10 years. He is the author of the book Ditch That Textbook: Free Your Teaching and Revolutionize Your Classroom and writes at the Ditch That Textbook blog about using technology and creative ideas in teaching. He is a Google Certified Innovator, Bammy! Top to Watch in 2016, and winner of the WTHI-TV Golden Apple Award. Onalytica named him one of the top 10 influencers in educational technology and e-learning worldwide.
Kasey Bell is an award-winning digital learning consultant, national speaker, and blogger with a passion for technology and learning. Kasey offers engaging professional learning experiences for all levels of educators, specializing in training, presentations, keynote speaking engagements, and consulting. As a skillful facilitator, Google Certified Innovator, Google Certified Trainer, and Amazon Education Thought Leader, Kasey has led a variety of digital learning workshops, including presentations at ISTE, FETC, TCEA, Google Summits, and iPadpalooza. Kasey is the author of The Teacher’s Guide to Google Classroom, and co-host of The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast. Kasey received a Digital Innovation in Learning Award given by EdSurge and Digital Promise, in the “Sharing is Caring,” category, and she was recognized as one of 20 TrustED educational thought leaders, as well as the #3 EdTech and E-Learning Influencer on Twitter.
Kasey’s website and blog, ShakeUpLearning.com, provides teachers and educators with digital learning resources, tech tips and tricks, classroom technology integration ideas, as well as in-depth e-courses and e-books. Here you will find great resources for Google apps, including guides and cheat sheets, mobile learning and apps, iPad tips, and social media tips for educators. Shake Up Learning, was recognized as a Must Read EdTech Blog, and an Edublog Awards Finalist. As a blogger, Kasey uses her blog to create and share original technology integration ideas, resources, ebooks, online courses, cheat sheets, and more!
Behind the Scenes
Christopher J. Nesi, the host of the House of #EdTech Podcast, PodcastPD and founder of the Education Podcast Network, produces GTT and maintains the website which includes each episode’s show notes and resources. He is certified in social studies (K-12) and supervision in the state of New Jersey and has inspired students and teachers at the middle, high school, and collegiate levels. Technology and its role in education are his professional passion.