Lori Hunt

Acellus Course Instructor
Total Courses: 1

Lori Hunt is recognized by the International Academy of Science for her contributions to Acellus as the on-screen teacher of the Introduction to Java course, and the AP Computer Science A Textbook. In addition to her work with Acellus, Lori teaches Math and Computer Science courses at the Middleton Cross Plains Area School District in Wisconsin, where she has also served as a Technology Resource person, helping other teachers with various software and hardware issues, acting as a liaison between the district office and the high school, maintaining the high school web page, offering staff development classes to train teachers in the use of technology in the classroom, and fielding faculty and community questions and concerns about the Student Management System. Lori has also developed the school's computer science course as a hybrid class through the use of Moodle and other technologies. She incorporates hybrid components into all of her classes, and teaches the 11 online computer programming classes for the district, and is a member of the Governance Board for the e-school charter school in the district. Ms. Hunt has also served as a Wisconsin e-school Online Facilitation Instructor, where she taught an eight-week online course for teachers within Wisconsin to prepare them for certification to teach online courses. Prior to these activities Ms. Hunt taught High School Math and Computer Science and served as an Academic Decathlon coach at the Poynette School District in Poynette, Wisconsin. Here she served on the curriculum committee, the technology committee, the mentoring committee, the block scheduling steering committee, the grading committee, and the scholarship committee. She has also served as a freelance writer for Custom Editorial Productions, and as a tutor for the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, where she tutored college students in Calculus I and II, Finite Mathematics, and Algebra. Ms Hunt has authored the following: -"Fundamentals of Program Design and Data Structures with C++: Instructor's Manual and Ancillary Materials" through South-Western Publishing in Cincinnati, OH -"Introduction to Computer Programming Using C++: Student Workbook" also through South-Western Publishing -"Fundamentals of Java Introductory: Student Activities Workbook and Ancillary Materials" through Thomson Course Technology -"AP Computer Science A - Textbook" for the Acellus course of the same name, through the International Academy of Science in Kansas City, MO She worked with a team of other Wisconsin teachers on writing the Wisconsin State Standards for DPI. Lori was nominated for the Herb Kohl award in 2010 and 2014. She was selected for the 100=teacher workshop to celebrate the Hour of Code in Washington, DC, to participate at MIT for the Science Engineering Program for Teachers in 2014, to participate in the AP College Board Summit Meeting in 2015, and for the National Science Foundation National study on Cooperative learning in Computer Science Principles in 2015. In addition, she developed and successfully instituted her own curriculum, which was accepted by the AP College Board for AP Computer Science A.

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