Jim Heynderickx has been working with educational technology since 1989. He has a MA from Temple University in English and Writing, but he has spent most of his career teaching with technology or leading the development of technology programs. After working for ten years in higher education, Jim became a technology coordinator at Lowell School in Washington, DC, where he developed a successful 1:1 laptop program. After Lowell, he moved to Oregon Episcopal School in Portland, Oregon, where he started another 1:1 laptop program in the Middle School.
At the moment, Jim lives in London, England, and is Director of Technology at the American School in London.
Jim presents at several technology conferences a year, on issues concerning program development, home to school connections, laptop programs, and other educational technology issues. He also consults with other independent schools and provides targeted research and recommendations.
When not trapped by wires, Jim, his wife and two kids have sailing adventures. He maintains a second site about sailing at sailingvoyage.com.