Ramsey Musallam

Science Teacher, Sonoma Academy

United States of America

Dr. Ramsey Musallam is a secondary science instructor at Sonoma Academy in Santa Rosa, California. He has also has served as an adjunct professor of education at the University of San Francisco and Touro University in the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to his role as a science teacher, Dr. Musallam runs invention workshops for young students in the San Francisco area and also delivers keynotes and facilitates workshops for teachers with a focus on using technology as a strategic classroom partner in designing learning environments grounded in inquiry fueled by student curiosity. His TED Talk “3 Rules to Spark Learning” is widely popular with classroom teachers, and was the lead talk on the PBS TV premiere, “TED Talks Education.”

07 October, 04:15 pm - 05:00 pm
EXPERT MASTERCLASS
How to Use Technology: Plan Your Lessons Like it is 1934!
How can teachers make the best use of technology as a partner for a blended instruction experience?
Technology can be a teacher’s ideal partner to open doors for inquiry-based learning that will spark the curiosity of students. In this Masterclass, Ramsey will discuss how he plans his lessons first and then fills the gaps by using technology as a partner to maximize cognitive attention in his students.
Speakers

Ramsey Musallam

United States of America

Science Teacher, Sonoma Academy

07 October, 01:15 pm - 02:00 pm
EXPERT MASTERCLASS
Cycles of Learning: Curiosity Comes First
Which tools and techniques can be most useful to teachers to spark imagination and creativity in the classroom?
It took a life-threatening condition to jolt chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam out of ten years of "pseudo-teaching" to understand the true role of the educator: to spark and cultivate curiosity among students.
Keywords: Teaching Strategies
Speakers

Ramsey Musallam

United States of America

Science Teacher, Sonoma Academy