Bernajean Porter is a Writer, Speech and Debate Coach, Teacher, Media Maker, Futurist, Master of Survival Techniques, Professional Speaker and Technology Consultant. She is a globally renowned digital storytelling guide and online educator. This is the link to her site –http://bernajean.wikispaces.com/. She has also authored two very popular books – DigiTales: The Art of Telling Digital Stories and Evaluating Digital Products.
Bernajean provides a spectrum of tools and services to scale and sustain technology’s potential culled from 18 years of national and international experience. She believes that technology empowers learners and teachers alike to engage in a partnership that brings fundamental differences to classrooms today. Bernajean’s philosophy of work uses cutting edge organizational processes for building local capacity to translate the power of technology into actual classroom practices for ALL students. She is author of Grappling with Accountability 2002: MAPPing Tools for Organizing and Assessing Technology for Student Results; and Nutz and Boltz of Engaging and Empowering Large Groups. Her work uses the application of systems thinking and chaos theory to deal with the challenges of change and re-culturing efforts in education today.