Category: Student Voice

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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

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TransformEd Change Agents: Jeff Hainbuch

Jeff Hainbuch is a former superintendent and the Head of Educational Partnerships at WE Schools. In his work with WE, Jeff empowers students to make a worldwide impact as part of the WE Are One initiative and recognizes the innovation and empathy at work in today's amazing students. ••• How do you think technology—and students empowered to use technology—will... Read more

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TransformEd Change Agents: Ian Fogarty

For TransformEd, Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellow Ian Fogarty shared his thoughts on a few of our questions about the Class of 2030. Ian is a chemistry and physics teacher, the co-director of SHAD at the University of New Brunswick, and one of the co-founders of CurrentGeneration.org, an organization that collaborates with students to impact light poverty. He has fantastic... Read more