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Christine Klynen

String Theory Schools
Director of Innovation
Philadelphia, PA USA
 Apple Distinguished Educator, Class of 2009 • Google Certified Teacher •District Lead iTunes U 
Christine is the Director of Innovation and Instructional Technology at String Theory Schools in Philadelphia. Her role is to work with faculty and staff supporting technology and pedagogical initiatives in the classroom. In the 1 to 1 iPad program she creates learning opportunities for content creation for all members of the faculty and staff, district wide strategies for innovative uses of technology in the classroom, and best practices for students to consume, create and author content using iPad. At String Theory Schools, Christine is the lead project coordinator on building courses in iTunes U. These courses are inquiry driven and grounded in Project Based Learning. Christine works closely with staff members to collaboratively create courses combining the replacement of textbooks, lesson plans, and teacher websites in an all in one model. She uses push in support and planning with faculty members to drive our "build it in real time" model of course creation.