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PANEL: Digital Literacy & Technology in the Classroom

A session at Understanding Media Now

  • David Cameron
  • Katie Lynes
  • Aideen Moss

Saturday 18th October, 2014

10:15am to 11:25am (EST)

including David Cameron of People of Education
Karen Beutler, Toronto DSB
Katie Lynes
Andrew Campbell
Aideen Moss, Ministry of Education
Moderated by Michelle Solomon, AML, TDSB

About the speakers

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David Cameron

Research Director at People for Education

David Hagen Cameron is the Research Director at People for Education. He is an educator and education policy sociologist with research interests in school change and the interrelationship between educational policy intentions or design and peoples’ experiences within policy frameworks. David has twenty years of experience working in the school systems of Ontario, U.S. and U.K. Most recently, David worked as a senior researcher within the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat at Ontario’s Ministry of Education. David believes that P4E’s work in support of an enriched and vibrant public education system in Ontario is critical to the continued success of an outstanding public education system.

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Karen Beutler

Karen Beutler is currently an Assistant Curriculum Lead – Technology Integration and a Business and Computer Studies teacher at Harbord Collegiate Institute. Sh

Karen Beutler is currently an Assistant Curriculum Lead – Technology Integration and a Business and Computer Studies teacher at Harbord Collegiate Institute. She was a leader and developer of the Toronto District School Board ICT Standards K – 12 and the Computer Studies Student eResource. Karen’s most recent presentations were at the Ontario and Quebec Google Summits, ECOO – Educational Computing Organization of Ontario, OBEA – Ontario Business Educators’ Association, ACSE – Association for Computer Studies Educators and presently is a member of OSAPAC. Her focus areas are Digital Citizenship – moving teachers and students forward and Blended Learning - making f2f and online seamless.

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Katie Lynes

Katie Lynes is a freelance writer from Toronto

Katie Lynes is a freelance writer from Toronto whose work has appeared in the Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, Maple Tree Literary Supplement, Rabble.ca, and This Magazine. As the parent of twin 15-year-old girls, she takes a keen interest in educational issues. Her blog about education and parenting is called Parenting is Political.

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Aideen Moss

Aideen Moss is a Provincial Literacy Lead through the Literacy GAINS initiative with the Ministry of Education’s Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch

Aideen Moss is a Provincial Literacy Lead through the Literacy GAINS initiative with the Ministry of Education’s Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch. While on contract from Huron-Perth CDSB, Aideen provides resource support to boards in the Toronto and London Regions to improve the learning and teaching of adolescent literacy.

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Andrew Campbell

Andrew Campbell is a father of three teenage sons, an educator, a writer and a thinker about education and technology.

Andrew Campbell is a father of three teenage sons, an educator, a writer and a thinker about education and technology.
He was born and grew up in England, came to Canada in his teens and remains a passionate fan of his hometown Burnley Football Club.
He began teaching with The Toronto District School Board and after 8 years left to teach at The American International School in Kuwait. Andrew returned to Canada in 2001 and joined The Grand Erie District School Board where he continues to teach. He is currently the Grade 4/5 teacher at Major Ballachey School in Brantford, Ontario.
Andrew is interested in how technology can improve learning and the social and equity issues in public education. He lives in Hamilton, Ontario.

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Michelle Solomon

Executive at The Association for Media Literacy

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Bea Meglio

Bea, a media studies specialist and former e-Learning teacher, is able to ground digital learning pedagogy in authentic and practical classroom applications

Averie is a researcher and writer who recently completed her M.A. at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE, University of Toronto). A former children’s news reporter, Averie's thesis research focused on young people's relationships with news in the so-called “digital age”. As a research assistant at UofT Averie also explored women’s uses of social media in the ‘leaderless’ Occupy movement, and children’s rights as producers of online DIY media. Other research interests include cross-cultural media development and media education within and beyond the classroom.

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Time 10:15am11:25am EST

Date Sat 18th October 2014

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Official event site

www.aml.ca/understandingmedianow/

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