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Welcome to BLC16! Building Learning Communities Education Conference 2016! Join colleagues from around the world who care deeply about bringing the best innovative and practical learning resources to our students. Our 17th BLC education conference will provide you with inspiration, practical skills and expand your professional network with educators from around the world.
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Thursday, July 21 • 11:45am - 12:50pm
Women in EdTech

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In this courageous conversation about gender and leadership, Joyce will share the results of a video survey celebrating women in edtech leadership and pointing to several elephants in the room surrounding that topic. The goal of this interactive session is to provoke both men and women to consider how we might better support/elevate each other.
We will respond to an anthology of video stories from leaders. 
Participants will leave with a better understanding of: 
The need to ensure all students/faculty are safe and welcome at the table 
Building a school culture free of small, but damaging gender biases
Encouraging female leadership


Speakers
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Joyce Kasman Valenza, PhD

Assistant Professor, Rutgers University
Joyce Valenza has been studying and writing about young people, technology and information fluency for more than twenty years. She is currently an Assistant Professor at Rutgers University’s Master of Information program. For ten years, Joyce wrote the techlife@school column for the Philadelphia Inquirer. Joyce has authored books on information skills for ALA Editions and Information Today and developed several video series for... Read More →


Thursday July 21, 2016 11:45am - 12:50pm
Whittier - 4th Floor Boston Park Plaza

Attendees (26)