Huron’s Lori Keleher Selected as a 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator

Posted by SDPB on

The wait is over! SDPB is pleased to announce that, after a nationwide search, Lori Keleher of Huron has been selected as one of 100 educators nationwide to join the 2015 PBS LearningMediaDigital Innovators program.

teacher.jpg

As classrooms continue to evolve to incorporate technology and digital media, K-12 educators are embracing the power of digital media to enhance student engagement and achievement. Lori Keleher stood out from the crowd as an educator who is not only embracing digital media in the classroom, but truly paving the way in innovation and creative thinking.

Over the course of the 2015-2016 school year, PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators will empower their peers and share strategies around digital media integration; serve as ambassadors that embrace life-long learning, collaboration, inclusion and innovation; and form a robust professional learning community that will foster new ways of thinking, while leading the way in digital media in the classroom. They will also receive exclusive professional development from PBS, including virtual training and resources that they will be able to bring home to their school and incorporate into curriculum.

We are proud of the work Lori Keleher and other forward-thinking educators are doing to drive innovation in local classrooms, as well as classrooms across the country. We look forward to sharing more information about how we will be celebrate this exciting news and for updates on Lori Keleher’s achievements as a 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator!

Lori Keleher is a geometry and earth science teacher at Huron High School. She is also an instructor for the DIAL (Dakota Interactive Academic Link) Virtual High School. As her State’s first National Board Certified Teacher in the area of adolescent and young adulthood mathematics, Lori provides candidate support for fellow teachers attempting National Board Certification and serves as an instructional coach in her district.  She says the best part of her job is the 1-to-1 iPad initiative at her high school and finding apps to help her students achieve.

food blog link image children and education blog image arts & culture blog news and information blog link sports blog link image
subscribe to education email updates

Fun activities and projects for kids, educational resources for parents and teachers, and links to SDPB and PBS learning media!

Visit SDPB's Education Site!

Related content from SDPB Radio

Dakota Midday: Daugaard Previews FY18 Budget

Governor Dennis Daugaard joins Dakota Midday host Lori Walsh to preview his FY18 budget address and the upcoming...

Dakota Midday: History Of The Theory Of Everything

Dr. Parthasarathi Nag, professor of mathematics at Black Hills State University, discusses the "History of the...

RC Schools Creates Community Advisory Board

A panel of community members can soon weigh in on work happening in Rapid City Schools. People can apply to be part...

SF Parents Surveyed On School Start Date

Thousands of parents in Sioux Falls are getting a survey about the school start date. This is the second year public...

Superintendent Outlines Plans For RC Schools

The superintendent of Rapid City Area Schools says the district needs a strong strategic plan. Lori Simon says education leaders are working to develop the plan to...