Dordt College News

John Tiersma to give presentation at Dordt College

January 28, 2013

Valley Christian Middle School teacher John Tiersma will return to his alma mater Dordt College to give a presentation, “Teaching in a 1:1 Classroom.” On Monday, February 4, pre-service teachers, current teachers, and school administrators are invited to this free presentation in the Douglas and Henrietta (Miedema) Ribbens Academic Complex classroom 1144/1148 at 7 p.m.

Tiersma is a 7th-grade science and math teacher at the Bellflower, California, school. He has been on the school’s leadership team and the school’s 1:1 iPad initiative. His presentations will demonstrate how to effectively incorporate the use of an iPad into the classroom. Additional topics will include social learning platforms, digital classrooms, interactive books, and useful iPad apps.

Tiersma will also be giving presentations in several education classes at Dordt College Monday and Tuesday, February 4 and 5.

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