I earned a PhD with a double degree (Italy and Spain) in “Pedagogical-didactic training of teachers” and I mainly deal with Didactic Technologies to support the learning for students with special educational needs (BES). The research project, commenced in 2014 and aimed at training teachers in the adoption of the EAS approach for the design of inclusive educational activities, which resulted in a doctoral thesis entitled: “Digital competence of teachers and disabilities. Training on Located Learning Episodes (EAS) for educational innovation”.
I am a second-grade teacher in the secondary schools for the A018 class in Philosophy and Human Sciences. I am a pedagogist and I mainly deal with teachers’ training, media education and specialist treatment for pupils with SLD; I have been collaborating with CREMIT since 2015 as Samsung Educational Ambassador for educational training in the use of tablets in educational environments and, since 2018, I have been collaborating with CREMIT in the field of educational technologies for inclusion.
Studies and professional training
In 2008 I obtained a BA in “Multimedia Training” at the University of Palermo, with a thesis entitled: “Social software and e-learning. The new communication and training technologies in the era of virtual communities” and in 2011 a MA in Pedagogy at the University of Catania, with a thesis entitled: “Virtual learning environments and social networks. A psycho-pedagogical approach”. In 2012 I obtained a certificate at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia on “Autism and global developmental disorders”.
Research and intervention areas
Media education, educational technologies for inclusion, development of planning and assessment skills, EAS.