Tanya Martin Blog: gridjumper.net Twitter: @gridjumper SL: Tanya Smedley (Gridjumper) Opensim Grids: Gridjumper WoW Sisters of Elune Realm Horde: Gridjumper/Inevitable Betrayal WoW Sisters of Elune Alliance: Gridmage/Cognitive Dissonance
Tanya is the Coordinator of Professional Development Support for Broward County Schools in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. A former middle school computer teacher with a Masters in Computer Science Education, Tanya has a fascination with using emerging technologies to enhance teaching and learning. She documents her learning and random thoughts in a blog, http://gridjumper.net/ and is currently working on ways to make online professional development a more engaging experience, with the belief that it will ultimately have a positive impact on student achievement. Tanya feels very lucky to have met like-minded educators online and collaborates with various individuals with ISTE SIGVE in-world events, the VWBPE online conference, MOOC facilitation, machinima production, social/professional networking, and productive game playing.