Jon Pennington

Explorer · Connector · Innovator

J on is an innovative teacher with a passion for exploring the world and connecting with creative people.

He studies how technology can facilitate, support and enhance opportunities for learning.  Jon’s primary research interests include social networks, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and foreign language acquisition.  Jon has presented at numerous conferences, conducted dozens of workshops and coordinated several international student exchange programs.

He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Learning Design and Technology at The University of Hawaii while working as the Instructional Technology Specialist at Assets School.  These roles are enhanced by his position as an advisory board member of Bright Bytes, a learning analytics company dedicated to improving school’s use of technology.