Michael Boll

M.A.

Michael Boll is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Podcaster and Technology Coach at the International School Bangkok.. Michael enjoys helping educators, parents and students harness the transformative powers of technology. Michael is an enthusiastic instructional designer and presenter. He works to make his courses and presentations information packed, slightly provocative and fun. Michael has a teenage son with profound autism and is keenly interested in the special needs community and its population of diverse learners. This interest led Michael and his wife, Lori Boll, to open an innovative school in Shanghai (ShineAcademy.asia) for their son. 

Offered Courses

VIRTUAL, PHYSICAL & HYBRID CLASSROOM: Teaching Tools & Strategies

Course No. CM403m, CM503m

Tuition $315 ‑ $415

Quarter Credits 5

This course meets OSPI's STEM requirements.

Teaching in a virtual, physical, or hybrid environment demands an additional set of skills and strategies for teachers.  

In this course, participants develop the skills needed to build a virtual classroom rich with interactive content while focusing on a positive class culture and community.

TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR DIGITAL LIFE

Course No. CM401r, CM501r

Tuition $315 ‑ $415

Quarter Credits 5

This course meets OSPI's STEM requirements.

Are you overwhelmed with the sheer volume of digital communication each day? This course will help you take advantage of the storage and organization systems available that will simplify your digital life and free up your time. You will learn about personal digital assistants, getting to Inbox Zero, note-taking systems, task management systems, the power of RSS, collaboration tools, and how to bring this suite of efficiency tools all together into one place.

BUILD YOUR WEBSITE NOW!

Course No. CM401Q, CM501Q

Tuition $380 ‑ $495

Quarter Credits 6

This course meets OSPI's STEM requirements.

Today it is easier than ever to create a dynamic and powerful website that enhances your ability to bring outstanding content to your students, parents and colleagues. 

VIDEO PRODUCTION IN THE CLASSROOM

Course No. CM401N, CM501N

Tuition $380 ‑ $495

Quarter Credits 6

This course meets OSPI's STEM requirements.

Looking to have both you and your students create lessons that are even more exciting, effective and interesting than what you doing right now?  Interested in matching those types of lessons with your current curriculum?  Ready to take your class to the next level? If you answered yes, then this course is for you.

With a simple video camera, computer and one of the many free media production tools available, anybody can become a video producer.  Now we can go beyond just the text and enter the visual.

All assignments are available online and designed to help you become a sophisticated producer one step at a time.  Assignments come complete with samples and suggested software.