Shimla, India

Educator, Researcher & Trainer. Fulbright DAI Fellow. National ICT Awardee(INDIA). MIE Expert & Master Trainer. Adobe Creative Educator. Apple Teacher. Flipgrid SVA. Wakelet & TeachSDGs Ambassador.

Mr. Amit Kumar, is an educator, researcher and trainer. He is associated as a researcher with the College of Information Science and Technology, Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing, China. He is acting as a Trainer cum Resource Person of Spoken Tutorial Project of IIT Bombay, Ministry of Education (MoE), Govt of India. He is serving as a Key Resource Person (KRP) for implementation of ICT in Education curriculum with CIET, NCERT, Ministry of Education (MoE), Govt of India. He is working as a faculty cum trainer of Computer Science with NVS, Ministry of Education (MoE), Govt. of India. He is serving as a trainer cum resource person for IT Cell of Election Commission of India.

He is a certified Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert & Master Trainer, Apple Teacher, Certified Adobe Creative Educator, Certified Wakelet Trainer, Community leader & Ambassador, Flipgrid Certified Expert & Student Voice Ambassador, Nearpod Distance Learning Expert and TeachSDGs Amabassador.

Apart from authoring 2 Books on “Sustainability Issues of Wireless Communication” and 75+ publications in national/international conference proceedings and international journals, he is a reviewer for many reputed international journals.

He is a recipient of - National ICT Award 2015 from Hon'ble President of India.

He has also been selected for the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program for international teachers (Fulbright DAI) 2020-21, by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State.

Why do you want to be a part of the HundrED Community?

To Evolve my Innovative practices in Teaching-Learning Process using ICT Tools to make a constructive difference in my Community and PLN.

How can education support students to flourish?

Education ignites the spark among learners so that they may lit the society at large, to make this planet a better place to live.

What role does innovation play in education change?

To Reinvent the thought process of learners as well as educators.

Three HundrED innovations you love. (and Why?)

1. Children4Children (C4C) for developing key 21st century skills among students like Collaboration, Communication and presentation skills. 2. Classroom of the Future for effective integration of ICT in teaching learning process. 3. Better World Ed for developing Social Emotional Learning (SEL) among students where they love learning about self, others, and our world.

Three innovations you would love for HundrED to know about. (and Why?)

1. Collaborative Flipped Classroom 2. Gamification in Teaching-Learning 3. SDGs in Classroom - To enhance student engagement in the classroom, to develop 21st Century skills among learners to make them future ready and to inculcate problem solving skills among students to address the Global Issues.