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Michael Hernandez

Michael Hernandez

Michael is an award-winning cinema and journalism teacher in Los Angeles whose work focuses on digital storytelling, media literacy and social justice. As an author, keynote speaker and consultant, he helps educators empower students to find passion and purpose in their learning so that they can make a positive impact in their communities. Michael believes in the transformative potential of technology in the classroom, and his presentations at conferences in the U.S. and abroad for CUE, ISTE, SXSW EDU and Apple Education focus on tech integration and innovative teaching and learning strategies. He also leads students and teachers on documentary trips to Vietnam, Cuba and Cambodia as part of an experiential learning program. Michael is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google for Education Certified Innovator and PBS Digital Innovator.

Recent Posts by Michael Hernandez:

by Michael Hernandez, on 11/8/18 2:12 PM

In our world swirling with fake news and social media propaganda, the importance of teaching media literacy in schools has become a hot topic among educators. But how do we …

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