A graduate of Humber College’s prestigious Film and Television Production program, Anthony’s experience in Canadian film and new media production is extensive and diverse. From corporate film experience to independent film and new media works, Anthony’s love of film/new media led him to a career in teaching that has been equally and deeply rewarding. With a specialization in Communications Technology and Broad-based Technological Studies, Anthony has been committed to providing students with learning experiences rooted in their voice, creativity, autonomy and the ability to curate and share their work. Most recently, in the role of Resource Teacher with 21st Century Learning and AICT at the Toronto Catholic District Board, Anthony’s passion for student learning took root in his daily work with teachers. Working with teachers across all subject areas, Anthony’s efforts were to support teachers in their goals to integrate technology in meaningful and authentic ways. Purposely back in the classroom, Anthony continues to use technology and new media skills to empower students to be critical, creative, provoking and active citizens.
Anthony also holds a BA in Film Studies (with Distinction) and a Bachelors of Education from Brock University. Anthony has written media / technology curriculum for Niagara University, Queen’s University, OECTA, OPHEA, Nelson Education and other institutions across Canada and has presented at a number of leading educational conferences include STAO and Connect. Anthony also has extensive experience in eLearning instruction, administration and design. Formerly, the District eLearning Contact for the Toronto Catholic District School Board, Anthony has been a program administrator for eLearning and continues to instruct and consultant on eLearning projects across the province.
Presently, Anthony is a Communications Technology teacher and Department Head of Business and ICT Studies at Chaminade College School.
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