Susan Bisson is an instructional technology specialist, Arlington Public Schools
Arlington Public Schools
Assistant Superintendent, Arlington Public Schools
Laura Chesson, Arlington Assistant Superintendent has led instructional technology efforts in rural, suburban, and urban schools over the last 18 years. She implemented the first utilization of the Internet in rural New Mexico, was a teacher in the inaugural year of Virtual High School, and designed and implemented a one-to-one environment at Maynard High School. She is currently working with the Arlington Instructional Technology Study Group... Read More →
Grade 6 ELA Teacher, Ottoson Middle School
Jessica Keweshan is a 6th grade English Language Arts teacher at the Ottoson Middle School in Arlington, MA. This is her second year working with the 1-1 iPad pilot. She is particularly interested in using iPads to differentiate literacy instruction at the middle school level.
First Grade Teacher, Thompson School
Nicole has taught K, 1st, and 2nd grade in Arlington, MA. Currently she's a first grade teacher in the newly rebuilt Thompson School, a 1:1 iPad environment. Prior to this, the school had a model of 2 shared iPad carts. To communicate with parents, she blogs daily so parents can continue conversations at home. Her students love Kidblog and comments are posted throughout the week by parents and students. She uses Twitter and Pinterest to... Read More →
Lillian O'Donnell is a learning specialist in the sixth grade at the Ottoson Middle School in Arlington, MA. This is her second year working with the 1-1 iPad pilot. With another team member, she created and led the iPad Council, a group of student leaders. The Council presented to various groups and solicited feedback from their classmates to improve the use of the iPads across the four main content areas.