Our Projects

Week 1 - What is Innovation

Students at Lake Shore High School in New York take a deeper look at innovation.

Week 2 Innovation

Lake Shore High School - Vision and prototype for removing plastics from waterways. 

Our Skype Connections

We connected with Kristine Halloway's classes in Canada to share Innovation Projects. We learned so much from her students who displayed a tremendous amount of creativity and innovation with their prototypes and ideas. Here are some of the highlights of the connection!


Skype Selfie

Michael Drezek

New York

I am the Technology Integrator/Teacher Leader for the Lake Shore Central School District. I earned a B.A. in Mathematics with Secondary Education Certification from SUNY Geneseo and a M.S.Ed in Educational Technology from SUNY Buffalo State. I spent 10 years as a Mathematics Teacher and a majority of those as Team Leader at Lake Shore Middle School. It is my 14th year at Lake Shore and 4th as District Technology Integrator. I serve on the District Technology Committee and Western New York Technology Integrators’ Forum Advisory Panel. I am a Level 1 & 2 Google Certified Educator, Microsoft Innovative Certified Educator and Trainer, 2016 Apple Teacher with Swift Playgrounds. I was selected as a 2018 Minecraft Education Global Mentor and am an active educator/learning ambassador for Bloxels Edu, Buncee, CoSpaces, CueThink, Flipgrid, Hoonuit and Seesaw. I am a Sutori Storyteller and am also member of the educator focus group for Belouga seeking ways to bring emotional equity through global collaboration to our classrooms. I have also reviewed educational publications for Corwin Press and am currently working toward becoming a Peer Reviewer for coursework on Participate Learning. I was recognized with the NYSCATE Lee Bryant Outstanding Teacher Award at the 2016 NYSCATE Annual Conference. In 2016 I also joined the growing number of educators taking on the Teach Sustainable Development Goals initiative to advance and strengthen the work of the United Nations in its efforts to transform our world and meet the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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Sophie Chimera

School: Lake Shore CSD