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Greg Garner

Greg Garner is a Digital Innovation Coach for the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation in Raleigh, NC. While much of his work is focused on leadership and capacity building, Greg cares deeply about kids' education and is relentless in doing everything he can to improve their learning opportunities. He is passionate about pedagogy, innovation, and technology. Connect with him on Twitter: @classroom_tech.

20 Can’t Miss Edu Conferences

A recap of 20 great education conferences that are worth attending throughout the course of the year. From the big 12 digital learning to major regional conferences and a couple more for good measure. Check out this list and start planning your conference season!

3 Things Principals Should Look for in 21st Century Classrooms

If your observation style is hands-off because traditional learning models permitted learners to be passive, it’s time to up the ante: get involved, talk with teachers and students, and become a co-learner and instructional coach.

5 + 1 Summer Reads to Challenge and Inspire

Lazy mornings, afternoons by the pool, and no agenda. Summer must be here! Of course, we all know this describes maybe...

Why Teachers Deserve Their Own Holiday

Don’t be nostalgic about a lesson from five years ago, the world has changed since then. You’ve changed since then. How can you honor the past while moving bravely into the future?

9 #EdTech Problems You’re Facing

The 21st century is here and it’s brought some baggage. How will you turn it into an opportunity? Teachers, which of the above most resonates with you?

Innovation Series: We’re All Biased

If we’re honest, we can admit our bias to the status quo. We love our modern conveniences and can’t live without the innovations that we have, but we don’t believe we need anything any more innovation.

The Long Stretch Until Summer

Your day-to-day is anything but ordinary. Each day you have the opportunity to reach students in a way that nobody else can. You will spend more time with them in a given day than some of their parents. Your "boring" life involves shaping the future.