Category: Class of 2030

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Leadership in Transformation: Dr. Elka Walsh’s Key Takeaways from the Connected Learning Conference

In October, Microsoft hosted the 2019 Connected Learning Conference in Quebec City. The conference brought experts in industry, technology, and education together to share ideas and best practices surrounding education transformation and the future of learning. The conference's theme this year was Unlocking Limitless Learning. Leaders from 38 K-12 districts across Canada... Read more

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The Class of 2030 and Life-Ready Learning

The future of learning is here! As teachers and school leaders consider how to approach the rapidly changing realities of education, new research suggests today’s grade ones will graduate better prepared for their futures if they have a strong social and emotional foundation, developed in a personalized learning environment. This new research draws on multiple sources,... Read more

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Future-ready Learning Leaders: Jackie Robillard and Kristina Tzetzos

At our TransformEd Leadership Summit in Vancouver, we met Jackie Robillard and Kristina Tzetzos, the duo behind the blog Jack + Kris. Jackie and Kristina are teachers from Vancouver who've set their sights on the business world. As teachers-turned-entrepreneurs, they're using their years of experience in elementary and secondary education to create an edtech platform that... Read more

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TransformEd Change Agents: Derek Tangredi

Derek Tangredi is the Director of Integrated STEAM Education at Fair Chance Learning. He's dedicated to engaging and empowering students while uncovering their passions through coding, maker spaces, and inquiry. Derek joined FCL with a background in education, engineering, and business. He's currently on a leave of absence from the Thames Valley District School Board in... Read more

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TransformEd Change Agents: Lynn Thomas

Lynn Thomas is a teacher, digital lead learner, and prolific blogger from Grand Erie District School Board in Ontario. She has a passion for global digital learning and empowering student voice. For TransformEd, we asked her how she puts that passion to work in her classroom. Read the thoughts she shared with us! ••• The biggest challenge students in kindergarten will... Read more

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TransformEd Change Agents: Heather Chalmers and Raffaella Coletta

Heather Chalmers and Raffaella Coletta are two teachers from York Catholic District School Board with a passion for empowering student voice and personalized learning through edtech. Learn about the benefits they've seen from orienting their classroom toward student-directing inquiry. ••• What are some small changes you've seen that can drive big outcomes for... Read more