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ABOUT

For nearly thirty years, Thomas has served in education as a teacher, coach, principal, district-level administrator, college professor and educational consultant for school districts, textbook publishers and the South Carolina Department of Education. He regularly conducts professional development training in educational design, curriculum development, and instructional methodology at the local, state and national levels and has been a featured contributor for Edutopia.org. Thomas currently serves as Assistant Director at Roper Mountain Science Center and as an adjunct Professor of Education at Furman University. 

 

Drawing upon his love of pop culture and recognizing its potential impact in the classroom, with approval from Lucasfilm, Thomas co-founded the globally popular learning initiatives, "Adventures in Learning with Indiana Jones" and "Star Wars in the Classroom."

Specialties Include: Curriculum Design and Development; 21st Century School Design; Professional Development Training in Educational Leadership, Content and Pedagogy; School-Community Relations; Storytelling; Design Thinking

TEDxGreenville
TEDxGreenville

Where it all began. Presenting "Reimagineering Education" at TEDxGreenville in 2013.

Lucasfilm's Big Rock Ranch
Lucasfilm's Big Rock Ranch

Speaking at the CUE Rock Star Conference on teaching with Star Wars

Teaching with Young Indiana Jones
Teaching with Young Indiana Jones

Presenting at WNET Celebration of Teaching and Learning Conference on behalf of Lucasfilm regarding teaching with the Young Indiana Jones series.

TEDxGreenville
TEDxGreenville

Where it all began. Presenting "Reimagineering Education" at TEDxGreenville in 2013.

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