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Saturday, August 26, 2017
9am PT/10am MT/11am CT/12pm ET
"Moving Students from Digital Citizenship to Digital Leadership"

Jennifer Casa-Todd is a learner, a teacher-librarian a mom, and author of the new book, Social LEADia: Moving Students from Digital Citizenship to Digital Leadership. In this session she will tackle a few courageous conversations about the use of social media in school as well as highlight the elements of what she defines as Digital Leadership. She will show you how you can help your students leverage social media in ways you may have never thought of.

Jennifer is currently a Teacher-Librarian in Aurora, Ontario Canada, Before this, she spent six years at the District level as a Program Resource Teacher for Literacy and Literacy Consultant, respectively. In her district-level role, she worked with teachers from Kindergarten to grade twelve in practically every subject area to integrate technology in the classroom, to support literacy, assessment and differentiation, and to promote twenty-first century competencies. She also wrote curriculum for the Ministry of Education of Ontario’s 21st Century Learning office as well as the Catholic Curriculum Corporation. She is passionate about bringing student voice into conversations around technology integration.

Jennifer is a life-long learner currently studying at the University of Ontario, Institute of Technology with a focus on social media in education and Digital Citizenship. She is a wife and mom of two teens. Wearing her parent hat, she has been the co-chair as well as an active member of Parent Council for over a decade, bringing parent and school communities together for a variety of issues. She has also worked closely with the Bully-Free Alliance of York Region with whom she initiated a panel discussion, “Fears, Cheers, and Unclears: Parenting in a Connected World.” She is also an Associate for the Digital Citizenship Institute.

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