“We are in the midst of a moment that does not come often: the widespread adoption of a device that has the potential to open people’s minds to what technology can make possible in education.”

Tom Daccord is director and co-founder of EdTechTeacher. An educational technology speaker, instructor, and author, Daccord works with schools, districts, colleges and educational organizations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

He has presented on educational technology topics at national and international conferences, including ISTE (U.S.), FETC (U.S.), ELMLE (Europe), ICTLT (Asia), and NESA (Asia), as well as organized a series of sold-out international “iPad Summits” in the United States. Daccord has also produced a series of online courses on Web 2.0 and iPad integration, as well as 21st century school leadership and classroom assessment.