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David Andrade
Works at Educational Collaborators
Attended American College Of Education
Lives in Stratford, CT
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Google announces some great updates to Slides and Docs
Google just announced some great updates to Slides and Docs that add some nice features. In Slides, you can now add slide numbers to your presentation, which is useful for both presenters and audiences. Just go to Insert>Slide Numbers, from the toolbar. You...
Google just announced some great updates to Slides and Docs that add some nice features. In Slides, you can now add slide numbers to your presentation, which is useful for both presenters and audiences. Just go to Insert>Slid...
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This past Saturday I spoke with the pre-service science teachers in Connecticut's Alternate Route to Certification program about new teacher tips, urban schools issues, and technology resources. Here is the handout I gave the...
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"Google confirms new Chromebook Pixel is coming “soon”" http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2015/02/google-confirms-new-chromebook-pixel-is-coming-soon/
After two years, Google's flagship laptop is finally getting an update.
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It's Engineers Week. Here are some more great resources on engineering. 
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10 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have


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I think #11 should be on the main list - can't be "bonus" for the adults in our kids' lives to understand copyright and the rights of creators. Enjoyed reading this, thanks for posting!
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'Our broken model of assessment is too focused on labeling our schools and teachers, and not focused enough on supporting our students.'
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"Top 10 tips and tricks for Google Maps on Android" http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/androidcentral/~3/1qtWUlnVbyg/story01.htm
Google Maps is a powerful tool, so make it work for you with some of these clever tips and tricks. If you haven't noticed by now, we're lined up a pretty great series of getting to know Google Maps. We've covered everything from the basics down to more intricate uses, and now we wanted to round up the top tips and tricks for using Google Maps on your Android. Some of these are big...
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It's always a good time to share advice, tips, and resources to help new teachers. Plus, these are all good resources for veteran teachers too! Here is a collection of resources for New Teachers: New Teacher Advice and Tips -...
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Occupation
Educator, Educational Technology Specialist, Educational Administration, Author
Skills
Education, Educational Leadership, Educational Technology, Management, Organization, Technology, Project Management, Google Apps for Education, Chromebooks, Evernote, Android, IT networks,
Employment
  • Educational Collaborators
    Collaborator, 11 - present
    Provide collaboration and consulting services to schools and school districts on educational technology projects including professional development, technology selection and deployment, best practices, and Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks.
  • Bridgeport Public Schools
    Educator, 11 - present
    Teach Aircraft Design course at interdistrict magnet school focused on STEM subjects.
  • Tech&Learning Magazine
    TL Advisor and Blogger, 2004 - present
    Contributing columnist, presenter at conferences
  • Educational Technology Guy blog - http://goo.gl/lChE
    Owner/Author, 2009 - present
  • Bridgeport Board of Education
    Chief Information Officer, 2012 - 2014
    Oversee IT Department and all technology projects
  • Bridgeport Hospital Emergency Medicine Institute
    Senior Instructor, 1998 - 2014
  • School CIO Magazine
    CIO Advisor, 2012 - 2014
    Contributing columnist
  • Central Magnet High School
    Physics Teacher, 2002 - 2012
    Taught AP and Honors Physics
  • Sikorsky Aircraft
    Aerospace Engineer
    RAH-66 Comanche project
  • Pratt & Whitney
    Manufacturing Engineering
    Turbine blades
  • Silicon Valley Group - Lithography
    Project Engineer
  • American Medical Response
    Paramedic (part-time), 1995 - 2010
    Provide emergency medical care and transportation to the sick and injured
  • Stratford EMS
    Lt., Paramedic (volunteer), 1994 - 2010
    Provide emergency medical care and transportation to the sick and injured. Lt in charge of training.
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Stratford, CT
Previously
Milford, CT - Worcester, MA - West Haven, CT
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Introduction
Educator and Educational Technology Specialist - Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Project Management, IT Management, Pedagogy and Curriculum Development. 

I was an engineer for 10 years before changing careers and becoming an educator. I have over 10 years in the classroom and 2 years in educational technology administration. 

(Opinions are my own, not my employers')
Bragging rights
Survived 22 years in EMS before getting injured, including responding to NYC for 9/11, multiple saves, and delivering 3 babies in the field.
Education
  • American College Of Education
    MS - Educational Leadership, 2010 - 2012
  • Foran High School
    1984 - 1988
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
    Aerospace Engineering, 1988 - 1992
  • Fairfield University
    MS Management of Technology - started, 2000 - 2001
  • Walden University
    MS - Educational Technology, 2006 - 2008
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Gender
Male
Relationship
Married