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Tom Driscoll

EdTech Teacher
Instructor
Providence, Rhode Island Area
As a Director of Digital Learning (BWRSD), EdTechTeacher Instructor, authorized Google for Education Trainer, author and speaker, Tom is recognized nationally as a leader in helping teachers, schools and districts transform teaching and learning with technology. Tom’s career in education began by teaching high school social studies for eight years in Connecticut. While teaching, he explored emerging instructional design models through his graduate research at Columbia University. As he applied the Flipped Classroom approach, Tom began writing and speaking nationally about his practical experiences teaching and iterating blended learning models. During this time, Tom authored chapters for several instructional technology books, including the ISTE publication "Flipped Learning: Gateway to Student Engagement.” He has also contributed to multiple articles on media outlets such as EdSurge, EdTech Digest, CUE Blog, and the New York Times. In 2015, Tom became Digital Learning Director for the Bristol Warren Regional School District in Rhode Island where he has helped lead several key aspects of the district’s digital learning transformation.
As an instructor, Tom has extensive experience working with educators across all grade levels and content areas. Topics of particular interest and expertise include peronalized learning and digital learning leadership. As an authorized Google for Education Trainer, Tom also has experience helping educators leverage G Suite for Education to amplify effective teaching strategies. Tom holds a Master’s Degree in Computing in Education from Teachers’ College, Columbia University and a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Vassar College, where he was a Captain of their NCAA basketball team.