About

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Education Viewport is published by Eric Miller.

I have been teaching in the Seattle Public Schools for over a decade. I currently teach 6th grade social studies, with a focus on geography and ancient history, on an inclusion team.

Much of my teaching career has revolved around educational technology. In 2001 – 2002, I participated in the Teacher Leadership Project, first as a teacher and then as a instructor. Using the grant funds, I developed the Virtual Colonies Project, which was featured on Microsoft’s Innovative Teachers web site (.ppt link).

In 2005, I began working as an Instructional Technology Specialist for the Seattle Schools. However, after two years I decided I preferred working directly with students so I returned to work in the classroom. I continue to support teachers as the on-site Education Technologist and I support my school’s web site.

In March 2010, I was awarded a Qwest Foundation Teaching & Technology Grant. I am using the grant funds to purchase a class set of iPod Touches. I began this blog to reflect on my efforts to integrate the iPods into my curriculum.

Image Credit

Circuit board header image adapted from Wikimedia Commons, originally posted by Flickr user Barney Livingston under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.