HCS Tech Innovators
The HCS Tech Innovator of the Month award is an award given to teachers for the innovative use of educational technology in classrooms. Recipients are recognized each month at the Elementary, Middle and High school level and are pioneers of new learning strategies and educational technology in their classrooms. They embrace Personalized Learning as an instructional model that allows them to better differentiate learning for their students.These educators embody a growth mindset and believe their students can accomplish great things with technology in their classroom.
Individuals recognized as Tech Innovator of the Month consistently include the personalized learning core five in their classroom:
• Digital Content & Tools • Targeted Instruction • Creative Opportunities • Collaborative Opportunities • Student Ownership •
We are proud to recognize these educators who personalize learning through innovative teaching! Congratulations!
River Oaks Elementary
Elizabeth Couch — Elementary Teacher
Elizabeth creates opportunities for student ownership through digital integration and opens her classrooms to other educators to share best practices.
Black Water Middle
Rebecca Crute — Media Specialist
Rebecca is always using technology to engage and inspire students to read. She actively models and shares her ideas with teachers and other HCS Media Specialists.
Evan Sellers — AP Human Geography Teacher
Evan is always eager to collaborate on interdisciplinary projects and his students were recently involved in a Mapathon using open source mapping.
St. James Elementary
Ms. Quinn is a special education teacher at St. James Elementary. She makes every effort to provide innovative experiences for all students with the use of digital devices.
Conway Middle School
Tangie Hammel is a Social Studies teacher at Conway Middle School. She does amazing things with digital notebooking tool for her students and she is always willing to help her peers.
Myrtle Beach High
Towanda McClary, of Myrtle Beach High, constantly pushes her students to create and design within her Google Apps courses. Ms. McClary also presents PD throughout the summer on ways to incorporate coding into the HS classroom.