Grade(s): Middle School / 9 / 10 / 11 / 12 / College / Other
My name is Colton Cranston and I am excited about partnering with Sophia Learning. I reside in Tallahassee, Florida where I study Economics and Instructional Systems at the graduate level. I am currently completing masters degrees in both of the aforementioned fields and I plan on leveraging these skills to revolutionize the education system. We need to examine the purpose of education in our society and leverage technology to meet the PERSONAL educational goals of individual learners!
My favorite leisure activities include golfing, fishing, camping, hiking, and exploring great cuisine. Also, I am a dedicated self learner and am always trying to gain new technology skills on own.
Hello! Anthony here! I hold degrees in Education with a Specialization in Mathematics, as well as in German Studies, both from the University of Minnesota Duluth. I am licensed to teach mathematics in the state and Minnesota, and am currently enrolled in a Masters of Education program specializing in Instructional Design for Online Learning. My program is through Capella University. My educational experiences are varied. In addition to working in Duluth Public Schools, I have worked as a Tutor with the AVID program in the Saint Paul Public Schools, as well as a Math Teacher and Department Lead for LearningWorks at Blake, an enrichment program for middle schoolers in Minneapolis Public Schools. I began contracting for Sophia in October 2011, and have enjoyed every minute. I authored content for the Sophia Pathways, helped organize the taxonomy for the many different levels of math we have on the site, and reviewed many of the quiz items you see next to our math concepts. I have also authored some screencasts for our College Algebra Pathway. I'm currently working for Sophia as an Academic Support Coordinator for Sophia Pathways for College Credit. I help facilitate the production and review of the video tutorials that go into our SPCC courses. I get to use technology everyday to reach teachers and learners around the globe. Plus, I'm always exercising and learning new skills. Could it get any better?