Educator / Speaker / Consultant
World History & IR teacher
at University School of Milwaukee
“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
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
Edcamps: Milwaukee, Chicago, & Madison
PLAYDATE: Downers Grove
Professional Development Speaker Menu
Gamification – Building Better Students through Better Exeriances
Beyond the Badge: A Deep Dive into Gamification
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.
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.