Christi Collins Designs

Instructional Design & eLearning

My professional website of instructional design and educational technology resources.

About Me

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I am an teacher, online instructor, instructional designer, wife and mother from Virginia. I am currently a 5th grade teacher for Virginia Virtual Academy, an online adjunct college instructor at The University of Virginia's College at Wise/CTE, an co-leader and assistant coordinator of PoP 'PD.  Since 2014, my passion for instructional design, curriculum development, EdTech, technology training and working with educators led me down a new and exciting career path that I am thoroughly enjoying.  Before embarking on this new and exciting adventure, I taught for 14 years as an elementary school teacher for Wise County Public Schools.

Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner -Les Brown

My Goals

  • To develop eLearning content that is engaging, meaningful and relevant to 21st century skills.

  • To ensure that teachers are properly trained to use the latest technologies available, while also being provided with resources that promote the use of technology in the classroom.

  • To ensure that students are provided with opportunities to learn skills necessary to become successful 21st century adults. 

Certifications

  • Licensed teacher in the state of Virginia

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Minor in Early Childhood Education from The University of Virginia’s College at Wise

  • Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology from Full Sail University

  • Certified Google Educator

  • GEG SWVA Co-leader

  • Edmodo Certified Trainer

  • Edmodo Ambassador & Luminary

  • Common Sense Education Ambassador

  • Wonderbox Ambassador

  • Graphite Certified Educator

  • Prezi Educator

  • Thinglink Expert Educator

  • Symbaloo PD Pro  

  • Remind Connected Educator

 

Professional Training Experience

See Workshops/Professional Development for details

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