Tom is interested in how technology allows you to think. His educational philosophy is influenced by Maria Montessori, Seymour Papert, and Bret Victor. Tom has spent the last eighteen years focused on blending constructivism and technology in K12 and higher education. His interests include multimedia creation, data visualization, history, APIs, poetry, WordPress, and photography. He continues to try to create new and interesting approaches to learning that take advantage of the important parts of our real world while using technology to expand and extend learning opportunities digitally.