Carmen Hall (2014)

HallAffiliation at the time of the award: Fanshawe College

Citation: Carmen believes that every student can achieve their highest learning potential through innovative, inspiring, and multi modal learning. She promotes learning geared towards 21st century students, utilizing technology and differentiated instruction. Using the iPad as a tool, Carmen’s teaching andragogy has diversified, with a goal to reach each student in the classroom –whether that be in-person or online.

Carmen’s passion for technology has been fostered with the introduction of the iPad when working with children with autism and as a college instructor teaching in a flipped classroom. In 2013, she was named an Apple Distinguished Educator for this work, and has completed numerous research studies on utilizing the iPads in various clinical and college settings.

Recently her focus has shifted with the attainment of multiple grants, while undertaking various research projects to adapt the program’s approach to teaching while embracing consistency that involves technology and interactive, hands-on learning. With the development of a new, hybrid program and partnerships across the Province, she has been a part of adapting curriculum to incorporate interactive and diversified learning accessible to every student.