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Cory Plough

Cory Plough is a blended learning specialist and high school social studies instructor. He has been teaching online or in blended learning programs for that last 9 years. Cory also works as a professional development facilitator for Idaho Digital Learning Academy where he has been helping teachers learn about emerging technologies and online teaching for the last 4 years. He lives in Henderson, Nevada with his young son.

Some of Cory's Webinars

Presented by Cory Plough Thursday, October 6, 2011
7:00 - 8:00 PM EDT

Q & A with Cory Plough

If you weren't in education, what do you think you'd be doing and why?

Police officer or F.B.I. agent. Have always wanted to help people.

When you were a kid, you wanted to be a ______? Why?

A professional baseball player. I was good at it and played sports everyday of my life.

What's your idea of happiness?

Seeing my son smile.

Twitter changed my life because:

It gave me a hub for networking with forward thinkers from around the world

What are your favorite books and authors?

Frank McCourt, Elmore Leonard and so many more.

The teacher who had the biggest impact on me and why:

12th Grade English teacher Mrs. Huizing, who asked me about my inner thoughts

If you were dictator and had total control, tomorrow education would:

Options for kids and choices for parents.

If you could live anywhere other than where you are, it would be:

San Luis Obispo, CA. My favorite town.

The biggest problem with K-12 education is:

the system

Do you have a motto you live by?


I've always wanted to visit:

Italy for the arts, Greece for the blue waters and both for the history.

What are your most treasured possessions?

My son

If you never had to worry about making money, what would you do?

Smile all the time

What kind of kid were you in high school?

Athlete, smart and overly adventurous

What's the best piece of advice someone ever gave you?

Good question