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Professional Background
- Taught 10 years in the Houston Independent School District
- University Supervisor, University of Texas, Austin
- Certified National Diffusion Network Trainer, U.S. Department of Education
- Texas Association of Gifted & Talented approved trainer in the areas of the Nature and - Needs of G/T Learners; Creativity and Instructional Strategies and; the Differentiated Curriculum.
- Trained over 200,000 educators since 1986
- Author of Visual Impact, Visual Teaching: Using Images to Strengthen Learning - From Both Sides of the Desk: The Best Teacher I Never Had - American Holidaze, and coauthor of 7 books and numerous articles
- Coauthor of "English Works in America - EL Civics & ESL: Visual Communication Tools for Teachers
- National/International keynote speaker
- Former Visual Literacy Consultant to the Ministry of Education, Paris, France, Ministry of Education, Toranomon, Japan, Mediterranean Association of International Schools, Casablanca, Morocco and the Association of International Schools in Africa, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
- Served 3-year term on the Executive Board of Directors of the program: IMPACT II--The Teachers Network
- Award-winning songwriter with 10 published musical CDs
- Award-winning digital imagery artist, with published works in galleries, magazines and billboards
- Cover artist for the Association of Texas Professional Educators "ATPE News" magazine

Email: Timothy.Gangwer@gmail.com


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Teresa Martin: Definition of literacy expands in digital world

OK, so it probably doesn’t rank up there with Christmas or Thanksgiving or the Fourth of July. Or probably even Groundhog Day, for that matter. But a few days ago we celebrated International Literacy Day, a global event focused on the power of reading, writing and communication.

This year’s theme took on “Literacy in a Digital World.” And yes, that means reading. And writing. And all that “school stuff” that makes it possible for us to function in the larger world — not just the…


Posted on September 13, 2017 at 4:14pm

Edtech: How to Leverage Instructional Technology in the Classroom and Beyond

Edtech: How to Leverage Instructional Technology in the Classroom and Beyond

24 AUG 2017 …

Posted on August 29, 2017 at 4:21pm

Famous Artists Swap iPhone Photos—and Creativity Ensues

Famous Artists Swap iPhone Photos—and Creativity Ensues



JUL 24TH, 2017 7:20 PM

If you have voyeuristic tendencies—find yourself eavesdropping on conversations between strangers, for instance, or cocking your head to catch a glimpse of someone’s iPhone…


Posted on July 25, 2017 at 9:10pm

Global Perspectives in Gifted Education

Posted on July 21, 2017 at 10:15am

Unconventional Learning And Its Impact On Children

20 July, 2017

by Shubhangini Aggarwal

This same concept of rote learning and cramming the lessons taught by a teacher has been the age old solution to getting promoted to the next…


Posted on July 20, 2017 at 11:24am

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At 1:46pm on September 28, 2009, Michael Fisher said…
Hi Tim, thanks for the welcome! How far is Houston from San Antonio? I'm coming down for ASCD in March--we should plan a Ning-Meet-Up! -Mike
At 10:02pm on January 11, 2009, Gale Jesi said…
Hi Tim,
Thanks for the Welcome. For some reason, there isn't a way to change the photo. I've tried everything. Could you be specific as to how I might change it? Thanks much!
At 1:48pm on December 22, 2008, Licett Perez said…
Wow I love it! Thank You for the invitation!

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