Speaker Profile: Shawn Cornally (Talk Below)

Shawn’s tagline to his blog sums him up well: “Dealing with the fear of being a boring teacher.” Clearly Shawn is successfully combating this fear. Blogging extensively and generating conversations among educators across the world, Shawn brings us some perspective on how the tools of today can be put to work in the classroom.

More about Shawn Cornally:

Shawn Cornally is a teacher, musician, programmer, and chef. He holds a bachelor’s degree in physics and master’s in education from the University of Iowa. Cornally teaches Physics I & II, Calculus, Java Programming, Geology, Meteorology, and Bioethics in a rural Iowa high school. He has developed a near obsession with gaining student engagement, which has led him to develop lessons that have compelling narratives that redefine the role of student and teacher.

Cornally envisions a future where schools are functionally dynamic and capable of responding to students with more than a list of standards and a demanded quantity of seat time.

Shawn records his lessons on his blog, Think Thank Thunk, where he interacts with thousands of interested teachers, administrators and students.

More about Shawn can be found at shawncornally.com