About Ms. G
My name is Meira and I originally hail from NYC, USA. I am an educational technologist and technology integrator, former digital art teacher, and creative. I have previously worked in an international school in Sofia, Bulgaria and now currently live and work in Los Angeles, California.
I am a Google Certified Trainer, Apple Teacher, and Common Sense Educator. I am passionate about creativity and creating, education, art, technology, and strategies for making life more efficient and productive through technology. I am a strong proponent of creativity in the classroom, visible thinking practices, and supporting lifelong learning.
I have a Masters degree in Educational Technology from Teachers College, Columbia University. My Master’s degree is coupled with a certification from New York State as a Technology Specialist K-12. I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Alfred University with concentrations in digital media, photography, video, and graphic design. I have been a technology integrator and digital art teacher and I have taught media arts classes, such as Video, Graphic Design, and Photography. I also have professional non-teaching experience as a web designer and developer in New York City.
I teach both middle school and high school Digital Arts classes. I have taught Video Production, Graphic Design, Digital Illustration, & Digital Photography. I developed all my own curriculum and projects using the UbD framework, project-based methodology while utilizing a blended learning approach with an emphasis on collaboration.