WEP 0043: iPadpalooza: An Interview with Carl Hooker

An Interview with Carl Hooker

Screen Shot 2016-06-20 at 9.02.31 PMIn this episode, Kelly interviews the founder of iPadpalooza and author of Mobile Learning Mindset, Carl Hooker.

Carl Hooker has been a part of a strong educational shift with technology integration since becoming an educator. As Director of Innovation & Digital Learning at Eanes ISD, he has helped spearhead the LEAP program, which put one-to-one iPads in the hands of all K-12 students in his 8000-student district. He is also the founder of “iPadpalooza”- a three-day “learning festival” held in Austin annually. He’s also the author of the six-book series titled Mobile Learning Mindset, a guide for teachers, administrators, parents and others to support and embrace mobile learning in our schools.

Mentioned in this podcast:

iPadpalooza website: A festival of learning founded by Carl.

Carl’s website: Hooked on Innovation: https://hookedoninnovation.com

Follow Carl on Twitter at: @mrhooker

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