Mr. Greg Schwanbeck

 

gschwanbeck@westwood.k12.ma.us

 

Current Courses: Physics L1 & Astronomy

 

Greg Schwanbeck has taught Physics for more than 15 years, refining a teaching style founded upon personal connections with students, research-based pedagogies, and innovative applications of educational technology.

Currently, Greg works at Westwood High School, where he teaches Physics and Astronomy and serves as an instructional technology coach tasked with helping colleagues capitalize on the district’s 1-to-1 Chromebook program. In addition, he is a visiting lecturer for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Scheller Teacher Education Program where he teaches a three-course sequence in educational theory and practice.

Greg is an Apple Distinguished Educator, a Google Educator, and ISTE-certified educator, a Fullbright Teachers for Global Classrooms fellow, and a regional leader in providing edtech-focused professional development.

Greg’s teaching methods and thoughts on educational technology have been featured nationally in publications such as The Huffington Post, EdSurge, and American Teacher: Heroes in the Classroom by Katrina Fried.

Greg earned his master’s degree in Technology, Innovation, and Education at Harvard University and earned his bachelor’s degrees in Physics and Mathematics at Union College.