William N. Aaron Bork is a doctoral student in Michigan State University's Educational Psychology & Educational Technology PhD program. His research interests are the use of developing technologies to collect and analyze multimodal teaching analytics. Getting teachers their teaching analytics quickly and accurately provides the opportunity to bolster professional development of in-service teachers and the preparation of pre-service teachers. Multimodal learning analytics support self-study and self-reflection, leading to improved teaching practices. Importantly, these tools can overcome the constraints placed upon schools that limit ongoing modeling, practice, feedback, and reflection over time.
William has served 6 years as an K-12 education professional. Recently, William was an Elementary English Language Immersion Educator at Colegio Inglés Monterrey in Monterrey, Nuevo León, México. William planned and taught Math, Science, English Language Arts, and Code.org to grade 5 students in an English language immersion context at a Spanish/English bilingual K-9 school.
Prior, William was an Elementary English Language Immersion Educator at Colegio Americano de San Carlos in Guaymas, Sonora, México. Before México, William was also an elementary English foreign language teacher at 公館國小 Gongguan Elementary School, in 苗栗 Miaoli County, 台灣 Taiwan. William was selected by the Taiwan Ministry of Education (MOE) Foreign English Teacher program to provide rural students an opportunity to learn with educators of different cultures.
From 2012-2014, William Bork was a founding member and Middle/Elementary Educator & Specialists Teacher Team Leader at both Tindley Preparatory Academy and Tindley Renaissance Academy in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. Before that, he was an elementary level special needs assistant supporting a lead-teacher of 11 students with moderate mental and physical impairments in a Life Skills classroom at Nora Elementary School in Indianapolis. Early that year, William taught elementary level physical education at Snacks Crossing Elementary School in Indianapolis.
William N. Aaron Bork is a doctoral student in Michigan State University's Educational Psychology & Educational Technology PhD program. William N. Aaron Bork graduated from Butler University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from the College of Education and a Minor in Spanish Language while also being a NCAA Division I Football Student-Athlete. He earned a Master of Science Degree in Literacy, Culture, and Language Education at Indiana University School of Education - Indianapolis on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). Recently, William completed requirements for the K-12 Building-Level Administrator License in the Educational Leadership program at Indiana University, Bloomington.
Born in Joliet, Illinois, William N. Aaron Bork grew up in "The Region" (Northwest Indiana area which is more Chicago than Indiana) where he graduated from Lake Central High School. He is the oldest of four siblings: Derek, Tyler, and Audrey. He is son to Bill and Yolanda Bork. William Bork speaks English, Spanish, and is learning Portuguese and Mandarin Chinese. His favorite Pokémon is #26 Raichu.