Field Guide: Richard Poth
Richard is an Edtech Specialist at Korea International School, Panyo, South Korea, he is also a Google Certified Teacher and Trainer and an Apple Distinguished Educator. He originally studied Performing Arts at Hertfordshire University, and moved into primary teaching in 2005 on the Graduate Training Programme in Southend-on-Sea in the UK. Before which he worked as a computer analyst and systems tester in the City of London.
He moved to Nexus International school in Malaysia in 2011 as the Digital Integrator where he implemented the digital integration programme. In 2013 he moved to Singapore to develop integration further in the sister school. And recently made the move to Korea International School. Cloud technology using Google Apps has been his focus for the last few years where he has developed schools Professional Development programme.
His passion is Educational Technology and is currently studying for his Masters in Edtech at Boise State University. He formed the Edtech company AtTechEdu, which currently shares free resources for teachers, parents and students in Educational Technology.
Richard is a regular speaker and workshop presenter at conferences around South East Asia and is committed to providing inspiring workshops to educators so they can then inspire the learners they teach. His other passion is media in the classroom where he has set up media TV stations using the Google Apps suite broadcasting learning events live to the world.