UEN Professional Development TV

UEN PDTV is on-demand, streaming professional development for teachers in the state of Utah. Each episode will focus on how educators are implementing Utah's education technology competencies in their classrooms. View all episodes by clicking on the PDTV playlist, the UEN PDTV YouTube Channel, or in UEN's eMedia.

PDTV: Instructional Design with Nearpod
In this episode of UEN PDTV, host Katie Blunt is in Moab, Utah where she walks us through the importance of researching and strategizing to find the best ways to use educational technology tools in your classroom. Then, we see it in action as 2nd-grade teacher Abbey Martinez at Helen M. Knight Elementary explains how she’s had success using Nearpod as a digital tool to create productive and engaging lessons for her students.



 

Your Host:

Katie Blunt is a product manager with the Utah Education Network. She has a doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy and a master’s in Instructional Design and Educational Technology from the University of Utah. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Brigham Young University. Katie has K-12 administrative licensure and teaching endorsements in ESL, Ed Tech, Keyboarding, and Multimedia. She is an ISTE, Apple, Nearpod, and Google certified educator and UCET past president.