Uniquely Qualified Instructor
Andrew Sharos is a passionate and experienced secondary social studies/history teacher who continually keeps student success at the core of his practice. As an early adopter of technology, he has been innovative in creating and implementing flipped learning in his own classroom.
Andrew has provided professional development opportunities at local, state and national levels for many years. He was a finalist for Gilder Lehrman National History Teacher of the Year Award in 2014 and his students scored the highest average on the AP test in the state of Illinois in 2013 and 2014. He has utilized the principles of flipped learning for several years and has developed numerous flipped learning opportunities for his own students. He is the author of Successfully “Flip” Your Social Studies/History Instruction (Grades 6 12), the resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar.
Andrew is a highly engaging presenter who infuses real-world experience and humor along with key best practices to create a presentation that is not only engaging, but also practical and easy to implement upon return to your classroom.
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
“Lots of great practical ideas. It took away the overwhelming feeling of having to do it all at once. Andrew was very personable - thank you!”
- Audra Mccollem, 7th Grade World History/Geography Teacher
“Andrew is dynamic, energetic and an obvious passionate educator! Thoroughly enjoyed the entire day! Thank you for the boatload of ideas. Excellent presenter!”
- Kathy Sidilau, 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher
“Awesome seminar! After 32+ years of teaching, I feel that I have been reinvigorated with a plethora of ideas to better teach and reach my students. Thanks for articulating these concepts so well!”
- Russ Glines, Middle School Teacher
“I appreciated the variety of resources given to us throughout the day. The details in the packet created a calm environment that encouraged me not to be overwhelmed. Andrew has a great personality and clearly loves what he does.”
- Brenda Barth, History Teacher
“Great presentation! Andrew is knowledgeable and well spoken. He explained a wide variety of information and potential tools in a great way.”
- Jeanine Hayes, High School Social Studies Teacher
“Mr. Sharos was extremely well prepared to present this training on “Flipped” instruction. He is also an engaging presenter; in all honesty, one of the best presenters I’ve seen.”
- Brian Mojta, Middle School Social Studies Teacher
“This is the best seminar I have attended about flipped classroom. It was well organized, well paced and very informative for any level of teachers in the process. I highly recommend this presenter.”
- Jennifer Da Silva, High School Social Studies Teacher
“I love how I took away certain tools that I can incorporate into my classroom tomorrow!”
- Monica Funigiello, High School History Teacher
“So many great ideas - very practical, doable projects, materials and videos.”
- Deb Russell, Middle School Social Studies Teacher