Echo Horizon School, Echo Horizon School
Sam Patterson, M.F.A., Ed.D. is a Makerspace teacher for PreK-6th grade students at Echo Horizon School in Culver City California. Dr. Patterson is an innovative teacher using puppet building and computer programming to inspire kids to create and share. His shares his work through his blog MyPaperlessClassroom.com and his book “Programming in the Primary Grades: Beyond the Hour of Code” at BeyondtheHourofCode.com.
Assistant Head of School: Director of Curriculum, Technology & Innovation, Echo Horizon School
I work with teachers and kids to give them the tools and the freedom to develop into enthusiastic lifelong learners. I began my teaching career as a Demonstration Teacher at the Lab School at UCLA and came to Echo Horizon in 1993 with a vision of supporting all teachers in integrating technology into curriculum. We first adopted mobile computing in 1998 and immediately saw its potential for transforming learning, moving to a 1:1 model beginning... Read More →