Education & Work Experience

by Beth Knittle on July 5, 2016

EDUCATION

  • M.Ed. Instructional Technology, May 2005. Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA
  • M.A. Secondary School Science Education, concentration in Earth Science, May 1988.
    Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY.
  • B.S. Biology with a minor in Chemistry, May 1985. Trenton State College (now known as The College of New Jersey), Trenton, NJ.
  • Ramsey High School, Ramsey NJ, June 1981

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

COURSES

Bridgewater State College
INST 529 Assistive Technology. Taught, blended course using Blackboard
INST 509 Foundations of Instructional Technology. Taught, blended course using Blackboard
INST 560 Special Topic: Differentiating Instruction with Technology. Developed and taught, blended course using Moodle.

American International College
EDC 460 Applications of Technology in the Classroom. Instructor for this face-to-face graduate level class.

Endicott College in Partnership with Barnstable Public Schools
EDPR 521 Teaching with Moodle. Developed curriculum and Instructed this hybrid course.
EDPT 535 Multimedia and Differentiated Instruction for Gifted and Talented Students. Developed and taught, blended course using Moodle.
EDPT 518 Universal Design and Assistive Technology. Developed and taught, blended course using Moodle.

Barnstable Public Schools

Google Academy. Developed and taught this blended course with a focus on using Google apps and ChromeBooks in the secondary classroom.  This is a 45 hour professional development course.

Making Thinking Visible. Developed and taught this blended professional development course with a focus on using iPads in the elementary classroom to make thinking visible.

Interactive White Boards and the Active Classroom. Developed and taught this blended course to explore the pedagogy and design of interactive lessons. This was a step credit course per contact and was 30 hours.

Transforming Education Through Technology. Developed and taught, blended course using Moodle. A professional development offering, equivalent to a 3 credit graduate course.

PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS

Knittle E, (2016, April-May) BPS Google Academy.  A 45 hrs hybrid workshop series. Barnstable Public Schools, Hyannis, MA.

Knittle E, (2016, March) Using Schoology to Extend Your Classroom. Barnstable Public Schools, Hyannis, MA.

Knittle E, (2015, November) Google Classroom: WorkFlow and Strategies for Success.  Barnstable Public Schools, Hyannis MA.

Knittle E, (2014, January-February) Creating A Course in iTunesU. A workshop series. Barnstable Public Schools, Hyannis, MA.

Cannistraro, K & Knittle, E (2013, October) Accessing Content on an iPad. MassCUE Annual Conference, Foxboro, MA.

Knittle, E. (2013, April – May). Organizing Your Digital Content. A workshop series. Barnstable Public Schools, Hyannis, MA

Knittle, E. (2013, February – March). Preparing for the inevitable: Getting ready for a 1:1 Learning Environment. A workshop series. Barnstable Public Schools, Hyannis, MA

Knittle, E. (2012, September – October). Google Apps for Education. A workshop series. Barnstable Public Schools, Hyannis, MA

Knittle E, (2012, October – November) Advanced Research Skills: Searching the web for a different perspective. A workshop series. Barnstable Public Schools, Hyannis, MA

Knittle, E, (2012, September) Using Apple Configurator. Barnstable Public School. Hyannis, MA

Knittle, E. (2012, June – July). Incorporating iPads into your learning environment. A workshop series. Barnstable Public Schools. Hyannis, MA

Knittle, E. (2011, October). eBooks and eReaders: Exploring new ways to share content. MassCUE annual conference. Foxboro, MA.

Knittle, E. (2011, September – October). Google Apps for Education. Barnstable Public Schools, Hyannis, MA.

Colby, J. & Knittle, E. (2011, July). eBooks: Read, Create, Publish. Cache the Wave, Hyannis, MA.

Knittle, E. (2011, July). Creativity in the Global Classroom. FableVision Learning/MassCUE Inspirational Institute, Plymouth, MA.

Colby, J. & Knittle, E. (2011, May). Publishing eBooks. MassCUE Special Interest Group, Hyannis, MA.

Knittle, E. (2011, March). Creating eBooks. MassCUE Special Interest Group, Hyannis, MA.

Brehm, L. & Knittle, E. (2011, January). Same as it ever was but does it have to be? Creating Change. EduCon 2.3. Philadelphia, PA.

Colby, J. & Knittle, E. (2011, January). An Introduction to eBooks and eReaders. MassCUE Special Interest Group, Hyannis, MA.

Knittle, E. (2010, June – August). Teaching in Second Life. Westfield State College, Westfield MA.

Knittle, E. (2010, February). Web 2.0: Sharing Media. Make Your Mark on Cape Cod and the Islands, Hyannis, MA.

Knittle, E. (2010, February). Animation~ish: Discover the Artist in You. Barnstable Public Schools, Hyannis, MA

Knittle, E. (2010, January – March). Critically Reading the Web. Barnstable Public Schools, Hyannis, MA

Knittle, E., Mahoney, D., Springer, M. (2010, January). Subversive PD: Creating a Culture of Collaboration to Bring Educators into the 21st Century. EduCon 2.2. Philadelphia, PA.

Knittle, E. & Spence-Dilley, C. (2009, October). Media in a Math Resource Room. MassCUE annual conference. Foxboro, MA.

Knittle, E. (2009, September – November). Web Literacy for Educators. A workshop series. Barnstable Public Schools. Hyannis MA.

Knittle, E. (2009, July). iPods in the Classroom. Cache the Wave a collaborative professional development experience of the school districts of South Eastern Massachusetts. Hyannis, MA.

Knittle, E. (2009, March). Connecting: Finding Educators and Educational Events in Second Life. DiscoveryEducator Network, DEN in SL, Eduisland 2, Second Life.

Knittle, E. (2008, November). All a Twitter About Twitter: Micro-Blogging as a Professional Networking Tool. MassCUE annual conference. Sturbridge, MA.

Knittle, E. & Sharoff, N. (2008, October – November). Brain Rules – A Book Talk. Discovery Educator Network, DEN in SL, Eduisland 2, Second Life.

Knittle, E. (2008, July). Professional Networking Tools. Cache the Wave a collaborative professional development experience of the school districts of South Eastern Massachusetts. Hyannis, MA.

Knittle, E. (2008, June – August). Exploring the Possibilities: Second Life. A workshop series for faculty at Westfield State College to explore teaching and learning in Second Life. Westfield MA and Second Life.

Abrahams, L., Delventhal, F., Knittle, E., Plybon, E., Sharoff, N., & Truger, A. (2008, June). Building a Community in Second Life. International Society for Technology in Education annual conference, San Antonio, TX.

Colby, J. & Knittle, E. (2008, April). To Tell A Story: Photo Story and other Presentation Tools. MassCUE Special Interest Group. Hyannis, MA.

Colby, J. & Knittle, E. (2008, March). Second Life: Expanding Your Learning Network. MassCUE Technology Leadership Symposium. Holyoke, MA

Knittle, E. (2008, February). Newbie 101: Welcome to Second Life. Discovery Educator Network, DEN in SL, Eduisland 2, Second Life.

Colby, J. & Knittle, E. (2008, January). Google Tools: Collaboration in the Classroom. MassCUE Special Interest Group. Hyannis, MA.

Colby, J & Knittle, E. (2007, November). Tips for Presenting in Second Life. Lighthouse Learning Island, Second Life.

Knittle, E. (2007, October ). Differentiating Instruction with Discovery Streaming. Discover Educator Network, DEN in SL, Eduisland 2, Second Life.

Knittle, E. (2007, October). Creating Your Own Personal Learning Network. MassCUE Special Interest Group. Hyannis, MA

Colby, J. & Knittle, E. (2007, November). Second Life and Education. MassCUE annual conference, Sturbridge, MA.

Knittle, E. (2007, March). Wikis and Blogs in the K12 Classroom. A workshop series. Barnstable Public Schools, Hyannis, MA.

Knittle, E. (2006, March). Web 2.0 Changing the Way We Learn. Barnstable Public Schools, Hyannis, MA.

Knittle, E. (2005, January-March). Copyright and Fair Use in the Classroom. A workshop series. Barnstable Public Schools, Hyannis, MA.