Fourth Grade Teacher
Spotsylvania County Public Schools
Justin Birckbichler is a fourth-grade teacher at Courthouse Road Elementary School in Spotsylvania, VA. He has been teaching fourth grade since 2013, and earned a Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction from Western Governors University. Justin is a Google for Education Certified Innovator, a Google for Education Certified Trainer, and a Google Certified Educator: Level 1 and 2. He has presented about technology integration at numerous events across the country, and gave a 2016 keynote address about challenging teacher mindsets at Googlepalooza III. He blogs at blog.justinbirckbichler.com and tweets at @Mr_B_Teacher. Additionally, he co-created breakoutedu.com/digital. In his classroom, he promotes a student-led classroom with a high degree of purposeful technology integration, in addition to collaborating with parents to best meet all learning needs. He recently battled cancer and documents his journey as a patient and survivor at aballsysenseoftumor.com.