Drew Otto
TLPL Teacher Leader
California

“Teaching a hybrid course provided a welcome challenge that ultimately expanded my technological repertoire.”

Drew Otto, a Los Angeles TLPL teacher leader, designed and facilitated the course “Speak
Up! Rigorous and Structured Speaking Opportunities.”  Through the blended course, Drew stretched his definition of academic discourse and debate to include virtual work. One hundred percent of his participants said they incorporated new strategies or practices in their classroom.