Grade(s): Middle School
Ashlie Smith has been with Cranbrook Educational Community for over 10 years. She is a teacher and a parent whose early-on outdoor education experience led her to earning a Master’s of Arts and Teaching in Secondary Science Education. She is an educator in a single-gender, physical science classroom exposing girls to a world of meaningful and challenging experiences.
Ashlie’s passion and investment in technology has led her to be pilot programs for iPad integration and SMART Technology software at her school. As a classroom “flipper”, flipped classroom teacher, Ashlie’s innovative videos make science come alive. To learn more about her videos, click here. She has presented at numerous conferences and workshops such as Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA), SMART Technologies and The Association for Independent Michigan Schools (AIMS). Ashlie is a member of many organizations such as the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA),Michigan Association of Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) andInternational Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) . She was awarded the Excellence in Teaching award in 2012 from Cranbrook Schools, SMART Exemplary Educator from SMART Technologies and BAMMY! Awards nominee for middle school.
Co-founder of eduCanon. We just launched our platform on September 3rd and I'm looking to learn from the great educators on Sophia to see how we can make eduCanon work best for the flipped classroom. eduCanon is an online learning platform for teachers to build and share interactive video lessons. Teachers can take any video content on YouTube and make it more active through time-embedded formative assessments. eduCanon.com