Linda NitscheGifted Support Teacher - Owen J. Roberts School District
- PAECT Teacher of the Year 2008
- Keystone Technology Integrator
- STAR Discovery Educator
- Google Certified Teacher
As a Gifted Support Teacher at Owen J. Roberts in Pottstown Pennsylvania, Linda forges a partnership between herself, students, parents, community, and the larger world encouraging collaboration, inquiry, critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity. The LearningHub, her classroom wiki, which highlights the projects and work of her students, is a collaborative space developed by for the purpose of involving students and parents in understanding and using technology together with Web2.0 tools. She also strives to engage teachers and students in collaborativ opportunities though numerous collaborative project including her own MathConnections online project.
Identified as a State Level Keystone Technology Integrator
in 2005 and as the PAECT Teacher of the Year in 2008
, Linda supports technology integration efforts in Pennsylvania through her work on staff for the Keystone Technology Integrator Summit. In addition, she is a member of the Keystone Advisory Committee and helps plan the implementation of the Keystone
Integrators Program. She is also active with PAECT, ISTE's Pennsylvania affiliate, serving on committees to support PETE&C, the annual Pennsylvania Technology Conference. Linda blogs at Nitsche Notes and also supports professional development efforts at her website Connecting Your Class to the Future. Linda is also recognized as a STAR Discovery Educator and Google Certified Teacher.