Thomas Steele-Maley is founder and director of the Institute for Global Civic Culture. He has spent over eleven years working with young people in and out of the classroom in Alaska, Washington State, and Maine.
Thomas serves as co-founder and designer for Global Civ: A New Learning Ecology, a blended and wall-less set of learning spaces that encourage the individual to take control of their learning through the co-development and design of programs and collaborative spaces for learning. He also teaches part time in the Instructional Technology Department COEHD University of Maine
Situating critical education and connectivist theory|praxis in educational change episodes.
Use of design based research methods in education
ePortfolio integration K-20
Blended Collaborative eLearning Environments
School change models
Thomas lives in Midcoast Maine with his wife and two young children. He is a runner, avid hiker, backpacker, and boater who has lived and played in the most remote areas of North America over the last eleven years. His deepest inspiration is derived from his family, Universalist Quaker practice, and the individuals and young people he works with who are dedicated to problem solving for our collective human futures.