Carl Hooker has been a part of a strong educational shift with technology integration since becoming an educator. His unique blend of educational background, technical expertise, and humor make him a successful driving force for this change. As Director of Innovation and Digital Learning at Eanes ISD, he has helped spearhead the launch the LEAP program (Learning & Engaging through Access and Personalization), 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”in celebration of the shift mobile devices have brought about in education and beyond. He’s been named Tech & Learning Magazine’s 2014 Leader of the Year, a FutureReady Thought Leader and is a member of the Apple Distinguished Educator class of 2013. He's also the author of a six-book series titled Mobile Learning Mindset, a guide for teachers, administrators, parents and others to support and embrace mobile learning in our schools.
Follow him on twitter @mrhooker and his blog: http://hookedoninnovation.com