Amanda Dykes is an instructional technology coach and former 6th grade technology and science teacher who is an expert in using technology as an integral part of pedagogy to increase learning as well as training and exciting educators into using technology in a way to increase student learning. She demonstrates knowledge and proficiency of web 2.0 tools and their uses in today’s classroom. She also has an extensive understanding of social networking for building a professional learning network which allows her to stay on the leading edge of shifts in education ideas and the leading edge of technology. Amanda has presented on various technology, social networking and STEM topics around the country. In 2012 she was invited by NASA to cover the launch of the Mars Curiosity Rover for social media.
**Please note that the post on this blog are my thoughts and ideas about education. They are not reflective of my school nor the district. Hey sometimes they may be the opposite!**