Friday, July 25, 2014

The Dr. Will Show (Episode 21 - PD via iTunes U) with Sabba Quidai

By Dr. Will

Today, I chat with Sabba Quidwai about delivering professional development via iTunes U. 

Sabba Quidwai is a passionate educator with a love for creating innovative student-centered learning experiences.  What Sabba loves most about the creation of technology-enhanced curriculum is its potential to empower all learners and is driven by the following philosophy:

"I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand." ~ Confucius.

Sabba currently serves as the Director of Innovative Learning for the University of Southern California - Keck School of Medicine where she works with faculty to create innovative learning experiences for students.  Sabba specializes in creating professional learning programs to motivate and empower educators as they create 21st century learning environments.

She is the author of iLearn. iTeach. iLead - a professional learning course for educators.

Prior to joining USC, Sabba successfully led the technology-enhanced curriculum initiative at Fairmont Private Schools in Orange County, California where she developed a three year plan that put mobile devices in the hands of every student.  It is here that she also taught Social Science.  Prior to joining Fairmont, Sabba taught at Northwood High School in Irvine, CA, Mayfair High School in Lakewood, CA and Huntington Beach High School in Huntington Beach, CA

True to her philosophy to, "Discover, Innovate and Share," Sabba has presented at several conferences including EdTechTeacher, OCCUE and iPads in Higher Education. Sabba shares her experiences and ideas as a featured writer for

Sabba holds a Master’s in Education, Social Science Teaching Credential and a B.A. in Social Science from the University of California, Irvine. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Educational Technology Leadership at George Washington University.

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