TW Williamson, an educator in Taiwan, shares how he is helping literature and language teachers use augmented reality (AR) in their classrooms. Travel to the leading edge of this new technology in ways any literature teacher can use.
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Born, raised, and educated in Maine USA at public schools, private college, community college, and State university. Have taught for over 30 years, including middle school, high school, and community college; subjects including Latin, English, and Emergency Medical Technician. Former nationally certified Paramedic, spent many years serving and teaching in EMS, and former National Ski Patrol member on the slopes and instructing. After living and teaching in Maine for a long time, family relocated to Taiwan, where my wife and I teach in the high school at KAS ( https://share.kas.tw/twilliamson/ ). We love living here and explore Asia for a variety of interests.
Relevant background to being contacted by Lisa to be taped for Vicki's show: I’ve always liked adventure, both in professional and personal life, and discovered via Twitter that Annette Lang (https://twitter.com/msalang) of BMSA (http://biomedscienceacademy.org/) was seeking an international collaboration partner; it has been an amazing ongoing three-year ever-evolving and rewarding professional learning experience. You interviewed Annette, who also was presenter at ISTE 2016 in Denver, basing her presentation in large part on our continuing partnership.
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