About Meep

Michael Matera

Educator / Speaker / Consultant

World History & IR teacher
at University School of Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI


“Bringing Play, Passion, and Purpose
to everything I do



National Council of Social Studies Board Member 

Wisconsin Council of Social Studies Board Member


Game Based Learning

Technology integration



ITEC – Technology Conference – Featured Speaker

Miami Device 2016

ICE – Illionois Computing Educucator – Spotlight Speaker 

International Society of Technology in Education – ISTE 2015

USMSpark – Featured Speaker 2015

Miami Device 2015

International Society of Technology in Education – ISTE 2014

Next Generation School 2014 conference

National Conference of Social Studies

California TechFest 

Wisconsin Conference of Social Studies

Edcamps: Milwaukee, Chicago, & Madison

PLAYDATE: Downers Grove

ISACS Conference

University School of Milwaukee Tech Conference

New Berlin School District

Lakeland College


Professional Development Speaker Menu

Gamification – Building Better Students through Better Exeriances 

Beyond the Badge: A Deep Dive into Gamification

Gamification Workshop

Mini-Games: The power of play within the class

The Power of the PLN – How to build your Professional & Personal Learning Network.  

Power of the Connected Educator  – Teaching with the whole world in your hands. 

Streamlining your efficiency.


Web Presence

Twitter @mrmatera

Google Plus: mrmatera+



ASCD Emerging Leader 2015

E.F. Ford, Grant Recipient 2015

Charlie F. Wright Technology in Teaching Award 2013




ALL Things Digital 


I am happily employed at University School of Milwaukee and therefore unavailable for other full time opportunities. However, if you are interested in other professional development with me, feel free to contact me.

Twitter: @mrmatera