Skills or Areas of Expertise
Teaching creativity with Apple Pencil and iPad
Creating a strong data culture in your school
Knowing how to leverage data to inform decision making & instruction
Designing systems to limit human error and increase efficiency
Chris Smith is a Data & Innovation Specialist and Elementary Technology Coach at Singapore American School. He has 17 years of experience as a classroom teacher, mainly in grades K-4. Chris is a Google Innovator, an Apple Distinguished Educator, and an Apple Professional Learning Specialist. He has a passion for making the lives of teachers easier by creating automated systems for mundane tasks. Chris helps build online dynamic dashboards that help teachers understand their students through both internal and external assessments. He also enjoys working with students to unleash their creativity beyond copy and paste from online resources. He is a life-long learner and continues to search for new innovations to allow both teachers and students to be creative. Chris has a background in data visualisation and is a member of the data team at Singapore American School. In his spare time, he enjoys curling up next to a good spreadsheet.