Ashlie B. Smith

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An educator in a single-gender, physical science classroom, Ashlie draws upon her early teaching experiences in outdoor and experiential education to expose her girls to meaningful and challenging curriculum.  Ashlie earned her Master of Arts and Teaching in Secondary Science Education from Wayne State University and has been teaching at Cranbrook Educational Community for over 13 years.

Driven by a passion for technology, Ashlie has piloted programs for iPad integration and SMART Technology software at her school.  Beginning in 2011, she embarked on the path of flipping her classroom.  Ashlie’s innovative teaching and videos have won the ScreenChamp video award for education hosted by TechSmith, Corp. and a BAMMY! Award nomination.  To learn more about her videos, click here.

She has presented at numerous conferences and workshops such as Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA), SMART TechnologiesThe Association for Independent Michigan Schools (AIMS), The National Coalition of Girls Schools (NCGS) and The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).  Ashlie is a member of many organizations such as the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), Michigan Association of Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) and International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) .  She was awarded the Excellence in Teaching award in 2012 from Cranbrook Schools, SMART Exemplary Educator from SMART Technologies, BAMMY! Awards nominee for middle school, ScreenChamp video winner in education and Honeywell Educator at Space Academy Scholarship Recepient.

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