We were so fortunate to sit in on Jim Sill's live EdTechTeam South Carolina Summit Session on Air today live from South Carolina! As Jim enjoyed his South Carolina Sweet Tea, he took viewers from around the world-- around the world! Check out his resources and watch the archived event above. Stay tuned for our next Summit Session on Air soon!
Take your lessons around the globe with Google’s MyMaps. Jim Sill, a member of Google Geo Education Advisory Board, will show you how to can engage students with map building. Discover a great way to create, collaborate, and publish on . We will dig into the tools that help you import data from , measure distances, create multimedia placemarks and develop geo literacies across the curriculum. Be inspired to try it yourself with real examples from real teachers.
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After almost a decade in the video and television industry, Jim Sill hung up his producer hat and embarked on a career in education. Using his industry experience, he created an award winning video production program at El Diamante High School in Visalia, CA. By involving students in real world video projects, they garnered awards and recognition at the local, state, and national level. With experience producing local television and industrial videos for non-profit organizations, many of his former students now work in the industry.
As a Google Certified Teacher, Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Education Trainer and Apple Certified Trainer, Jim leads professional development workshops on Google’s collaborative tools, social media, and video production. In 2012, Jim was featured in Edutopia and their Teach2Learn series for his work in Building Career Skills in Video Production. He was also awarded The Computer Using Educator (CUE) Outstanding Teacher Award in 2009 and nominated for the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Outstanding Teacher Award.