Future Forwards: Exploring Frontiers in Education
of the Journal of Technology, Learning, and Assessment producing the first collection of peer-reviewed
research studies from 1-to- 1 computing environments.
In addition to his work with the International Research Collaborative, Dr. Bebell is currently directing
research and evaluation studies in the New York City public schools, as well as in many regional districts
Eric Nelson is an award winning science teacher withtwenty years of teaching
experience. A lifelong “gamer” himself, he recognized a move in industries other than
education towards gamification. At the uniquely supportive environment of the
American School of Bombay, Eric is developing and running games that manage
classroom, curricular, and PD needs using 21st century skill development. Eric currently
teaches 7th and 8th grade science.
Fiona Reynolds is the Director of Teaching and Learning at the American School of
Bombay and has been an international educator for 18 years, working in Brazil, India,
the Ivory Coast, Mexico, and Poland. Her current foci are bringing 21st Century habits
to the core of what students learn and supporting teachers’ professional learning and
institutional change through coaching, PLNs and other resources.
Fiona has presented at a variety of conferences and schools about organizing schools
for change, developmentally supportive practices for adolescents, and coaching. Fiona
has a bachelor’s degree in political science and a masters of education in curriculum and instruction. She
is working on her doctorate in international education leadership and is currently researching how to
create resilient schools in an environment of change.
Freny Dastur currently works with curious first graders at the American School of
Bombay. She has been at the school for 6 years and has worked both in administrative
and teaching positions. Prior to working at the ASB, Freny worked in elementary
schools in New York City as an early childhood educator and Literacy Coach.
Prototyping Project Based Learning with my colleagues, Beth Lopez, Glenda Forgie and
Scott Hoffman has been an enriching learning experience for the students and us. You
can connect with Freny at firstname.lastname@example.org.