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Meg Ormiston

About Meg Ormiston

For over twenty five years Meg Ormiston has been involved in professional development activities focused on changing instructional practice in the classroom. Meg marries her passion for technology with a deep curriculum background and over twelve years as a classroom teacher. Meg has served as a curriculum coach, school board member, keynote speaker, professional development specialist and grant facilitation specialist. Meg has also authored four books, written numerous articles, collaborated on professional videos and participates in many personal learning communities.

Books
  • Ormiston, Meghan J. (2004). Conquering Infoclutter: Timesaving Technology Solutions for Teachers. (Vol. 1) Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin Press.
  • Ormiston, Meg, and Mark Standley. (2003). Digital Storytelling with PowerPoint. (Vol. 1) Eugene, OR: Visions Technology in Education.
  • Ormiston, Meg, and Mark Standley. (2009). Digital Storytelling with PowerPoint. (Vol. 2) Eugene, OR: Visions Technology in Education.
  • Ormiston, Meg, and Mark Standley. (2010). Digital Storytelling with Windows Movie Maker. (Vol. 1) Eugene, OR: Visions Technology in Education.
  • Ormiston, Meg. (2010). Creating a Digital Rich Classroom, Teaching and Learning in a Web 2.0 World. (Vol. 1) Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree.
Articles (Most Recent)
  • Cunningham C., Ormiston M., Perez L., and Swanson S. Second Life is Not a Game. ICE CUBE• http://www.iceberg.org/site/files/2008-issue1.pdf
Keynote Addresses
  • Teaching in the Digital Age
  • Marinating in Media: Engaging the 21st Century Learners
  • The Digital Leader @ School
  • Playing School or Preparing for Life?
  • Culture Clash! Wired Kids in Text Driven Classrooms
  • Bringing the World to Your Classroom Using Web 2.0 Tools
  • Paper-Trained Teachers in a Video-Game World
Workshops
  • InfoClutter: Processing Information in New Ways
  • Multimedia in the Differentiated Classroom
  • Blogs, Podcasts, Wikis and Social Networking Sites to Increase Engagement and Achievement
  • Web 2.0 Tools for Professional Learning Networks
  • The Future of Leadership – Technology and the School Leader
  • Technology for Administrators: How to Lead Change in the Classroom with Blogs, WIKIS and Podcasts
  • Web 2.0 Tools Every Instructional Leader Should Have in Their Backpack
Testimonials

"Meg has a great personality to keep the interest of a room full of teachers for an entire workshop. She has a tremendous high level of energy."
Anonymous
Boston, MA


"It went beyond my expectations--honestly I’ve been to hundreds of workshops in 24 years and this is a first for me to have actually learned something. Thanks.”
Anonymous


"This class was the single best, hands on class that I have ever taken through the district or through my graduate and post-graduate programs.”
Anonymous