VIA20 Mentors

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Frederick Ballew


Bloomington, USA


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Frederick is an ISTE Certified Educator, Leading Edge Certified Professional Learning Leader, Google for Education Certified Innovator (#NYC19 cohort), Trainer, and The leader of GEG Minnesota Metro Area, a Microsoft Innovative Educator, and an Apple Teacher with Swift Playgrounds recognition that is passionate about leveraging technology to make the daily work of educators more efficient, their teaching more engaging, and their lives more fulfilling. Frederick is focused on Distance Learning that can better meet the needs of students. Frederick earned his BA in music education from the University of Minnesota at Morris with majors in trombone and voice, a Master of Arts degree in Curriculum and Instruction focused on Arts Integration from Lesley University, and a Master of Science degree in Educational Technology from Minnesota State University, Mankato including Graduate Certificates for Digital Educator, Technologist, Educational Technology in the Classroom and Computer, Keyboard, and Related Technology. Frederick has taught beginning instrumental music in Bloomington, MN since 1998.