Joel Aarons is a Media Arts teacher and Learning Technologies Coordinator from Bentleigh West Primary School. He is also an Adobe Education Leader.
Joel has been teaching for over 12 years, the first four years teaching English in Taiwan. His first year as a graduate, Joel was given the additional role of ICT coordinator and has carried on from there. A classroom teacher for all his teaching years thus far, Joel was given the role to teach Media Arts as a fulltime, whole school, specialist subject in 2016. Joel loves integrating ICT into all his lessons, having started up a student film festival at his school, as well as encouraging his staff to implement Genius Hour into their classrooms. Joel has always been an enthusiastic user of Adobe software, and started using Adobe mobile apps in his classroom in the past few years. With the new subject of Media Arts to teach, Joel has successfully implemented Adobe Creative Cloud into his syllabus and enjoys seeing how far he can push his students creatively.