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Shawn McCusker

Senior Instructor
Greater Chicago Area
Shawn McCusker has 25 years of experience as a middle and high school teacher in public, private and alternative schools. In 2006, he was recognized as a finalist for the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. An innovator in the creation and organization of online learning communities such as the #sschat, #1to1techat and #engsschat on Twitter, he is an expert in both iPad and Chromebook integration in the classroom. His innovative lessons and student products have been shared nationwide and have been featured in the Journal, Educational Leadership and the Huffington Post. In 2016 he was named a Top Trailblazing Educator on Twitter by eSchoolNews.
An inspiring speaker, he has keynoted the IOWA 1:1 Conference, NICE MiniCon, Innovation Summit San Diego, Illinois School Library Media Association and Chicago Innovation in EDU. He is a Senior Instructor with EdTechTeacher, the Host of the “So We’ve Been Thinking...” podcast. His column "The Tech Savvy Classroom" is featured in Digital Learning Magazine.