Facilitator Bio

external image 17294527893_aa39d775a8_n.jpgKim Cofino is an experienced, enthusiastic and innovative globally-minded educator. She has been teaching internationally since 2000, from Munich, Germany, to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Bangkok, Thailand, to Yokohama, Japan, and now, back to Bangkok as consultant-in-residence at NIST International School. Kim is passionate about empowering teachers to become learning leaders, as well as building strong collaborative teams among teacher leaders.

When working with teachers, Kim enjoys helping them to authentically embed current and emerging technologies in the classroom to create a global and collaborative learning environment. Her inquiry-based, constructivist approach to teaching utilizes project-based learning experiences developed by combining the Understanding by Design framework with the design cycle.

Kim is a founding partner of Eduro Learning, a COETAIL co-founder, and a regular presenter and keynote speaker at conferences and professional development sessions worldwide. She is a frequent consultant with international schools, particularly in the Asia region. Her work has been widely published in educational websites, journals and books. She is an Apple Distinguished Educator, a member of the K12 Horizon Report Advisory Board (2008 – 2014) and is an advisor and board member of the Learning2 Global Conference. Find out more about Kim at: http://kimcofino.com/

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