Michael Hernandez

Mira Costa High School - Media Arts Teacher


Quick Bio

Michael is an award-winning cinema and journalism teacher in Los Angeles. His work focuses on social justice issues through digital storytelling and student-centered classes where students are empowered to create an impact in their communities. His latest project, Digital Storytelling Trips Abroad, takes students and teachers to developing nations like Vietnam and Cuba to create documentaries about the history and culture of these countries. Michael is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google for Education Certified Innovator and PBS Digital Innovator, and speaks at national conferences about innovative teaching and learning strategies, technology integration and more. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram: @cinehead and at www.michael-hernandez.net

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