Seminole County Public Schools, Florida
“Be open to whatever comes next.”
Johanna Riddle enjoys designing and teaching curriculum that fuses disciplines and literacies through technology. She is interested in many facets of education and has served as an art teacher, arts administrator, museum curator, media specialist, literacy coach, and instructional designer. She is currently the lead instructional designer for Seminole Academy of Digital Learning in Seminole County, Florida.
Riddle’s work with technology and integrated learning has been recognized with a Smithsonian Learning Innovation Award and has been included in the Smithsonian Museum of History’s ”Age of Information” archives. She is a Fulbright Scholar and has been recognized as one of Florida's Art Teachers of the Year.
She teaches and trains nationally on multiple literacy learning. Speaking and training venues include ISTE, FETC, University of Central Florida, DePaul University, International Reading Association, Smithsonian Institute, Intel Visionary Conference, and National Board of Certified Teachers National Conference. Riddle is the author of Engaging the Eye Generation, a columnist for Internet@School Magazine, and a freelance writer on the subject of technology in the elementary classroom. Her work has also been included in academic publications such as the International Visual Literacy Association’s Selected Readings and the Florida Educational Leadership Journal.
Riddle holds an undergraduate degree in art education and graduate degrees in media education and instructional design. She is nationally certified in the area of media literacy.
She teaches and trains nationally on technology and visual literacy, with presentations and workshops at NECC, Computers In Libraries Conference, the Florida Association for Media in Education Conference, and elsewhere. Riddle has also authored several publications on the subject.