Our students need to understand the importance of being able to create work that others will want to consume. In this session, we will look at how design plays a crucial role in any product. We will highlight the importance of design and pedagogical principles that help us create.
Tanya Avrith M.A. EdTech is the co-author of the newly released book The Google Infused Classroom. She is an Education Strategist as well as well as the Personal Branding and Digital Communication Teacher at North Broward Preparatory School in Coconut Creek, Florida. Tanya consults with schools to help plan and execute large-scale deployments and professional development plans for Digital Citizenship, iPad and Chromebook initiatives. She previously served as the Lead Educational Technology and Digital Citizenship Teacher at the Lester B. Pearson School Board in Montreal, Canada. While there she was instrumental in the vision and execution of the district-wide Digital Citizenship Program (dcp.lbpsb.qc.ca) leading to her being invited to Facebook to discuss Digital Citizenship Education. She is a Google Certified Innovator and Apple Distinguished Educator. Tanya has worked as an Elementary, Middle School and High School Teacher. She speaks with educators, students, and parents addressing strategies for learning how to harness the power of social media to empower students to become digital citizens. You can follow her on twitter @TanyaAvrith or through her blog: tanyaavrith.com