Leveling Up your Digital Literacy Skills through ISTE U
Listen and learn : Ed talk
Dr. Kendall Latham Liz Lee Dr. Caitlin McLemore
Hosted by Dell Technologies. Want to quickly boost your toolkit? Join us to dive into our free, self-paced digital literacy course that is launching during ISTE. The 5-hour on-line course will guide educators in strengthening their digital literacy skills while engaging in strategies for implementing digital literacy skills across the curriculum.
|Audience:||Coaches, Professional developers, Teachers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices required|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Topic:||Equity and inclusion|
|Additional detail:||Spotlight on Solutions presentation|
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Kendall is a life-long learner and committed educator focused on partnering with districts to optimize learning and growth for all. Her academic training and 18 years working in public education have provided a broad perspective of the demands challenging communities today. She is passionate about collaborating with district and state leaders to design equity-oriented structures that leverage digital resources to meet the needs of all stakeholders- students, educators, and the community. Kendall has a Ph.D. in Urban Education with a Literacy concentration from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a Master’s Degree in Reading Education from East Carolina University.
Liz Miller Lee is the Director of Online Learning at ISTE. She leads ISTE U, ISTE’s online professional learning initiative, to help educators build the confidence, tools and strategies to accelerate innovation in their schools through a variety of online courses. Liz has an EdM in Technology, Innovation, and Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education and a BA in anthropology from the University of Virginia. She is passionate about transforming K-12 education through technology to promote student equity and success.
Caitlin is an educational technology consultant who specializes in curriculum and instructional design, educational research, and professional learning. She holds an Ed.D. from Johns Hopkins School and a B.A./M.Ed. from the University of Florida (Go Gators). Previously, Caitlin worked as an academic technology specialist and librarian at several independent schools. Caitlin is a Google Certified Innovator, Trainer, and ISTE Certified Educator. She was named an ISTE Emerging Leader in 2017 and the 2018 ISTE Outstanding Young Educator. Caitlin is the co-author of the ISTE-published book Stretch Yourself: A Personalized Journey to Deepen Your Teaching Practice.
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