John Hendron is was a doctorate student in Educational Leadership at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. I graduated in May, 2014. I also hold degrees from
- the University of Rochester (NY) – BA cum laude Music,
- Case Western Reserve University (OH) – MA Music Education (conducting),
- and Virginia Tech – MA Instructional Technology (ITMA).
My interests outside of education including cookery, really old music, and photography.
I was formerly the vice-chairman on the board of the Virginia Society for Technology in Education. I also host a podcast for this organization called The Edge. I supervise instructional technology for Goochland County Public Schools, where I also am the webmaster for the school division’s web servers.
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I participate as a presenter in conferences each year, including VSTE (Virginia Society for Technology in Education), WCVE EdTech (Richmond Metro-Area), ISTE/NECC (International Society for Technology in Education), Virginia ASCD, VEMA (Virginia Educational Media Association), among others. I’m the chairman of the VSTE Innovations Committee and founder of the VSTE Mobile Learning Special Interest Group.
I published a book in 2008 entitled RSS for Educators: Blogs, Newsfeeds, Podcasts, and Wikis in the Classroom. I am currently working on a follow-up book centered around the application of twenty-first century skills in the classroom, and have begun another e-book textbook project on digital citizenship using the new iBooks Author application from Apple.
I have expertise in creative visual software, including the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), and web standards. In addition to graduate study in education, I have graduate study experience in a diverse set of areas including the history of the Renaissance, aesthetics, musicology of the Baroque, wind conducting, and writing.