University of Hawaii
Candice Frontiera is a trained mathematics educator who recently received the national Teach for America Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching. She worked with the Department of Education as a 7th and 8th grade math teacher at Kalakaua Middle School for the past 5 years where she actively engaged in integrating technology into her classroom. Mrs. Frontiera received a M.Ed. in Teaching- Secondary Mathematics from University of Hawai’i at Manoa, a B.A. in Communications and Computing from University of California Los Angeles, is working towards earning her Ph.D. in Educational Technology at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa.
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Personal Learning Environments (PLE) are being thought of less as specific tools and more of an ideology of customization around individual needs. Mobile devices are gaining popularity in personal computing both in and out of educational settings because of their affordability and accessibility. Apps like Nearpod offer multiple, powerful functionalities in one integrated platform to connect students to peers and content.