About Mr. Flick's Tech Badges
This generation of young students are stuck in a technology rut. Most of them have very little motivation to do anything more with the devices that surround than just game-play and entertainment. By using badges young students are motivated using the familiar challenges of game-play as they earn badges and complete levels. All the while learning how to leverage their technology as a tool to instigate great change in their world. In the end students learn that through technology they can improve their world.
Brad Flickinger has been an elementary, middle, and high school teacher, as well as the director of technology which gives him a perspective of teaching all ages of students and what it is like at both the classroom and district levels. He focuses on designing iPad curriculum for students from kindergarten to 6th grade.
Brad is an educational futurist who specializes in teaching tech skills to students, teachers and administrators by showing simple and easy tricks to incorporate and integrate technology into everyday lessons. He works with schools to inspire teachers to use these tech skills to energize and engage students. In addition, he is a consultant and speaker who gives workshops, seminars and conferences to educators on how to do what he does.