Tod Johnston

Content Developer

Tod’s decade of classroom teaching gives him vital, in-the-trenches education expertise. In his most recent teaching assignment, he piloted a 1:1 classroom and saw first-hand the true potential of technology in the hands of students. Now, Tod draws on his teaching experience to create content that helps schools and educators effectively use technology to enhance learning. As a member of Clarity’s content team, Tod uses his strengths as a writer to author instructional materials: including both online and face-to-face professional learning courses for educators and student-facing curriculum.

Highlights

As a member of Clarity’s content team, Tod uses his strengths as a writer to author instructional materials: including both online and face-to-face professional learning courses for educators and student-facing curriculum. Originally attracted to the field of education as an environmental educator in Yosemite National Park, Tod remains firmly committed to deepening student understanding and increasing engagement through experiential, project-based learning. In addition to education technology, Tod’s interests and areas of expertise within education span from STEM to global citizenship to to the pedagogies of active learning spaces. 

Education and/or certifications  

  • BS, Earth Systems, Stanford University
  • MA, Education, University of California-Santa Cruz
  • Google Certified Educator
  • OR K-8 Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
  • CA CLAD Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
  • Google Certified Educator
  • Microsoft Innovative Educator

Professional affiliations

  • Oregon Ed-Tech Professional Development Cadre

Select publications and presentations 

Additional expertise

Microsoft Innovative Educator

 

Google Certified Educator Level 1

 

Google Certified Educator Level 2

 Apple Teacher