The Nebraska Project

Nebraska Project

I am fortunate to serve as a technical advisor to The Nebraska Project. Every time I get a call from Bill (Frakes), I know I’ve got to be ready for anything. It is always some venture that pushes the boundaries of creativity and technology in innovative ways. His vision and passion is infectious. He often … View More

Ball State Achievements NYT mention

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Ball State Achievements is currently my primary project. I’ve been quiet about it as my extraordinary Emerging Tech team built out the apps and related material (we did a full beta test in Fall 2013). But, Achievements got a shout out from the New York Times, so I suppose it’s public now. Ball State Achievements … View More

Administrator Trailblazer Honorable Mention 2014

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I was honored by Digital Promise and EdSurge with Honorable Mention in the Administrator Trailblazer category in the 2014 Digital Innovation in Learning Awards.

Two great reviews of Be Employed

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Josh Ellis of Thrive Wire wrote an upbeat review of the Be Employed app to practice and get better in his post “Nail The Interview By Practicing With This App.” And, Alexandria Jenkins of the Vidette Online (Illinois State University’s News Source) wrote a great article titled “New interactive app allows students to practice interview … View More

Interview on Kids Count Radio

I was honored to be on The Indiana Youth Institute’s Kids Count Radio to talk about my book and app along with Digital Corps alum Jacob Van Brunt. Jacob talks about the experience of getting a job he really wants, not necessarily the one that pays the most. It’s a half hour show. Check it … View More

Thank God for Mondays Interview

I was blessed to be interviewed on Thank God for Mondays hosed by Brother Greg Cellini from Seton Hall University. We spent the entire show talking about my book and app. From the official description: “The purpose of Thank God For Monday is to inspire listeners to take personal responsibility for their professional satisfaction. We … View More

2014 Annual Adobe Education Leader Institute

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Leading Creative Learning: Perspectives from the Field – Panel Pip Cleaves, NSW Department of Education and Communities (moderator); Jonathan Blake Huer, Ball State University; Nancy Dick, Lake Washington Institute of Technology; Andy Phelps, Rochester Institute of Technology; and Jeff Larson, Balboa High School. From the official description: “Join this panel discussion on the challenges faced … View More

2014 Apple Distinguished Educator Global Institute

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I had the extraordinary honor to present to over 500 attendees from 31 countries at the 2014 Apple Distinguished Educator Global Institute. I talked about my book and how low/no cost technology has enabled everyone to publish a book and get his or her ideas out into the world.

My interview on Work That Matters with Shawn Murphy

There’s a lot being said about college graduates and finding meaningful work these days. Change is coming, but it won’t happen in time to help the class of 2014. I hope I’m helping instead of just adding to the noise. You can check out the interview below:  

Mira Award for Tech Educator of the Year

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On May 3rd, 2014, I was honored with the Techpoint Mira Award for “Tech Educator of the Year.”