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.
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.