Featured Speakers

STEM Camp Edu is proud to announce two amazing educators – Erin Murphy and Ross Cooper, authors of the Hacking Series, Hacking Project Based Learning: 10 Easy Steps to PBL and Inquiry in the Classroom!

Erin Murphy is the coauthor of Hacking Project Based Learning: 10 Easy Steps to PBL and Inquiry in the Classroom. Currently, Erin has the pleasure of serving as the Assistant Principal at Eyer Middle School in the East Penn School District. As a certified literacy specialist, she also coordinates the middle level ELA department. Erin’s classroom experiences range from kindergarten through fifth grade. In addition to project based learning, she also regularly consults with other leaders and learners regarding literacy, technology, and leadership. Erin married her college sweetheart and has two incredibly curious daughters. Erin writes at psumurphette.com and you can follow her on Twitter at @MurphysMusings5.


Ross is the coauthor of Hacking Project Based Learning, and the Supervisor of Instructional Practice K-12 in the Salisbury Township School District (1:1 MacBook/iPad) in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He is an Apple Distinguished Educator and a Google Certified Innovator. His passions are inquiry-based learning and quality professional development. He blogs about these topics at rosscoops31.com. He regularly speaks, presents, and conduct workshops related to his writings and professional experiences. When he is not working, he enjoys eating steak and pizza, exercising, reading books, playing on his computer, and provoking his three beautiful nephews. Please feel free to connect with him via email, RossCoops31@gmail.com, and Twitter, @RossCoops31.

“Students should feel comfortable with the iterative process,

taking risks, not always getting it right the first time, persevering,

reflecting, and adjusting their course.”