Dan Ryder is a 20 year veteran educator, improviser and design thinker and co-author of Intention: Critical Creativity in the Classroom (2017, EdTechTeam Press). After two decades in the English department, he now serves as Education Director of the Success & Innovation Center at Mt. Blue Campus, a rural regional high school in Farmington, Maine. An Apple Distinguished Educator and national recipient of the Horace Mann NEA Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence, he can be followed @wickeddecent across the social media edu-sphere. He lives with his brilliantly beautiful librarian wife and their two hilarious kids in western Maine.