Michael Fisher is a former teacher who is now a full-time author, consultant, and instructional coach. He works with schools around the country, helping to sustain curriculum upgrades, design curriculum, and modernize instruction in immersive technology. He has taught a variety of grade levels and content areas over the years, primarily in Middle Schools.
Michael is a member of both the ASCD Faculty and the Curriculum 21 Faculty. He is an active blogger who writes often for the Curriculum 21 Blog (curriculum21.com/blog/) and ASCD's EDge Social Network (http://edge.ascd.org). His web site is The Digigogy Collaborative (digigogy.com) and he can be found on Twitter (@fisher1000).
Michael is the author of Digital Learning Strategies: How do I assign and assess 21st Century Work? and the co-author of Upgrade Your Curriculum: Practical Ways to Transform Units and Engage Students, both published by ASCD. He is also a contributing author to the Solution Tree series Contemporary Perspectives on Literacy.
Michael holds a bachelor's degree in Biology and a Master's in English Education. He also holds post-baccalaureate certificates in teaching science and language arts, as well as gifted students.