About

 


*Makey Makey certified training partner
*Lego Robotics Certified Instructor
*Alpha Squirrel
*Quality Matters Certified
*Raspberry Pi Certified Educator
*INFOhio Coach
*ISTE Administration PLN board member
*Masters Curriculum and Foundations-Technology Education

Mrs. Geeky a.k.a. Laurie Green

Laurie has been working in technology and education for almost 30 years. She holds a Masters Degree from Cleveland State University in Curriculum and Foundations with a focus on Technology Education, and a Bachelors in Business from The Ohio State University. A recognized speaker, curriculum consultant, and workshop leader, her experiences have included serving on the keynote panel for Learning 2.0 in Shanghai, China, a Keynote speaker for the Maths and Science conference in Queensland, Australia, and presenting at various conferences throughout the United States including ISTE and OETC. Her expertise as a Technology Integration specialist was recently recognized by Squirrels® and was accepted into their Alpha Squirrel class. She is  a Certified LEGO Robotics Instructor, Quality Matters Certified,  INFOhio Coach  Makey Makey Certified trainer, Raspberry Pi Certified Educator, and serves on the ISTE PLN Admin committee.  Additionally she served as a volunteer for FIRST for 10 years including 3 years as a regional director for the Cleveland, Ohio FIRST Lego League robotics competitions.  Laurie has taught at the Laurel School for Girls, was the online learning coordinator for PBS ideastream®, Workshop leader with Western Reserve Education Services PBS , taught at the  Cleveland public schools, and Cleveland State University and is an adjunct professor for Ashland University.
Laurie enjoys developing customized professional development experiences for faculty and staff.  Additionally Laurie has had a special interest in helping schools provide environments that nurture girls interests in science and technology.


Highlights of previous presentations and workshops 

Learning 2.0 Shanghai China
2010 Workshop Leader

2008 Workshop Leader
2007 Keynote Panel, Workshop Leader

Australian Council for Computers in Education, Canberra, Australia | 2008
Driving into Hands-on Technology Integration: Meet Pro-Bot , the latest in LOGO technology

STAQ conference at the University of Queensland, Australia | 2007
Keynote and Workshop Leader

AAUW |  Be Wise Camp | Granville, Ohio | 2007
Robotics and Girls | Speaker and workshop leader

Concordia International School, Shanghai, China | 2006 
Conducted school wide needs assessment, submitted summary report and recommendations, worked 1-1 with staff on tech integration within the classroom.

NECC ,  Philadelphia , Pennsylvania | 2005
“Latest and Greatest in Freeware, Shareware, and Software”

NECC, Atlanta Georgia | 2000
“Postcard Geography : A Crossroad for Technology and Geography
Co Presenter with Leni Donlan, Library of Congress


 Articles/interviews

iPad allows verbally disabled to talk

Educational technology conference keeps attendees one step ahead

Technology in the Classroom | The Sound of Ideas | WCPN – Cleveland

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