Mr. Kivitz –

Mr. Jordan Kivitz

Jordan became certified through the renowned Center for Inspired Teaching program in Washington D.C. which focuses on project-based learning and inquiry-centered instruction. He completed a master’s degree in curriculum design and a bachelors degree in Education with an emphasis on integrative learning.

His professional development experience is well-rounded to include a fellowship with NASA to investigate workplace expectations in STEAM-related fields with rocket engineers and scientists; personalized training from Apple computers in Swift programming; educator certifications from Google and Microsoft; and, integrated-arts training with the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

In the past, he served as expedition team-leader horse-packing 800 miles from Utah to Mexico; rock climbed 1000+ foot granite faces in Cochise Stronghold of southern Arizona; climbed volcanos throughout Central America; and, studied oceanography while sea-kayaking over 150 miles along the coast of Mexico. At Abingdon, he educates with a focus on critical and creative thinking through the Virginia Standards of Learning framework. His specialties are robotics, rocket science, CAD Design, 3D printing, and constructivist pedagogical practices. Each week, Jordan works with every 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 5th grader.




Jordan Kivitz

RT @JimGaffigan: What is a normal number of times to think about cheeseburgers in one night?
Published July 12, 20 12:54PM