Kim Wilkens
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CoderDojo: World-wide Youth Coding Club Movement

Your Name and Title:Kim Wilkens, Teen Tech Girls founder & ACPS CoderDojo mentorSchool, Library, or Organization Name: …Continue

Tags: 2012Policy, 2012Students, 2012Teachers

Started Sep 12, 2012

Project Justice: Empower Student Voices

Your Name and Title: Kim Wilkens, technology activist School, Library, or Organization Name: Teen Tech Girls Co-Presenter Name(s):…Continue

Tags: 2012Curricular, 2012Students, 2012Teachers

Started Jun 24, 2012

 

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Kim Wilkens posted a blog post

born into conflict

I had the amazing opportunity to moderate a session by Atilla Nagy from Kosovo on “how to teach in an ex-conflict area”. While a war is no longer raging there, conflict certainly is. Mitrovica is a city divided by a river, language, culture, ethnicity, politics & laws. He’s teaching law in a city with two factions that don’t even recognize each others…See More
Nov 24, 2013
Kim Wilkens posted a blog post

worlds colliding

I'm excited for the start of the Global Education Conference. I always come away with inspiration, new knowledge and connections to amazing people. It is also one space I have found that my worlds can collide - where my passion for global education, technology and social justice can be fed. And this year I suspect my spirituality will get a boost too with Karen Armstrong's keynote - How to Change the World.Here some sessions I hope I can find time to attend this year and just a small sampling…See More
Nov 18, 2013
Kim Wilkens's blog post was featured

How can they know?

What week of wonderful experiences this year at the Global Education Conference. Many thanks to Lucy, Steve, all the amazing volunteers, moderators, presenters & sponsors! I shared my reflections on the conference in a post called How can they know? on the Cooperative Catalyst blog. I would love to hear what you got out of the conference and what ideas you have for next steps.See More
Nov 26, 2012
Kim Wilkens posted a blog post

How can they know?

What week of wonderful experiences this year at the Global Education Conference. Many thanks to Lucy, Steve, all the amazing volunteers, moderators, presenters & sponsors! I shared my reflections on the conference in a post called How can they know? on the Cooperative Catalyst blog. I would love to hear what you got out of the conference and what ideas you have for next steps.See More
Nov 20, 2012
Kim Wilkens replied to Carrie Anne Philbin's discussion Geek Gurl Diaries: Inspiring the Next Generation of Women in Tech
"Session is November 15 at 2pm EST. Join @ https://sas.elluminate.com/d.jnlp?sid=2008350&password=GECPart196"
Nov 13, 2012
Kim Wilkens replied to Lucy Gray's discussion Your Help Is Needed! in the group Intl. Advisory Board - 2012 Conference
"@kimxtom @TeenTechGirls"
Oct 23, 2012
Kim Wilkens joined Steve Hargadon's group
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Partner Organizations - 2012 Conference

Whether you are a small school or a multi-national organization, we want to encourage you to become a conference partner by joining this group. Your work in this area must be non-commercial and primarily or substantively focused on globally connecting students or teachers, or other global competency and awareness education initiatives. Once approved, we'll ask you for more detailed information on your organization, which will be listed on the partner page with a link, logo, and a short…See More
Oct 19, 2012
Kim Wilkens replied to Carrie Anne Philbin's discussion Geek Gurl Diaries: Inspiring the Next Generation of Women in Tech
"Lucy,As a GEC Advisory Board member, I encouraged Carrie Anne to submit a proposal because I thought the subject was a good fit for the conference. Maybe the proposal is too focused on what we are doing and not on describing how it is raising…"
Sep 17, 2012
Kim Wilkens posted a discussion

CoderDojo: World-wide Youth Coding Club Movement

Your Name and Title:Kim Wilkens, Teen Tech Girls founder & ACPS CoderDojo mentorSchool, Library, or Organization Name: Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS)CoderDojoCo-Presenter Name(s):James Whelton, CoderDojo founderBill Liao, CoderDojo founderLindsay MacVean, CoderDojo Ireland organizerMichael…See More
Sep 12, 2012
Kim Wilkens replied to Keith Heggart's discussion Justice Citizens - A Youth Participatory Action Research Project From Sydney, Australia
"Keith - great to see your presentation here & hope I can check it out. Do you have a time slot yet? I'm just reserving mine. "
Aug 28, 2012
Kim Wilkens posted a discussion

Project Justice

Your Name and Title: Kim Wilkens, technology activist School, Library, or Organization Name: Teen Tech Girls Co-Presenter Name(s): Country from Which You Will Present: USA Language in Which You Will Present: English Target Audience: middle & high school teachersShort Session Description:  Empowering student voices through Project Justice Full Session Description: 21st century learning encompasses so much more than reading,…See More
Jun 24, 2012
Kim Wilkens joined Steve Hargadon's group
Jun 24, 2012
Kim Wilkens joined Steve Hargadon's group
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Intl. Advisory Board - 2012 Conference

This is the email and information group for advisory board members for the 2012 Global Education Conference.  To apply as an advisory board member, please join this group. After (and only after!) you have joined this group, please go HERE to give us the details for your listing on the advisor page.Advisory Board Expectations:Attend Advisory Board meetings or review posted…See More
May 10, 2012
John Graves commented on Kim Wilkens's blog post flipping out
"Looks great Kim. I've added a lesson."
Nov 29, 2011
Kim Wilkens commented on Kim Wilkens's blog post flipping out
"Here's a really clever idea - Upside Down Academy!"
Nov 28, 2011
Kim Wilkens joined Jenny Conklin, EETT Coordinator's group
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21st Century Learning & the Core Subjects

A place to collaborate and share resources about effective integration of 21st Century skills and strategies into the core curriculum.
Nov 18, 2011

Profile Information

Title:
Technology Activist
Organization (if applicable):
Teen Tech Girls
Are You an iEARN Member?
No
Location (City or Town):
USA, Virginia, Albemarle
About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
collaborate and learn
I am a:
student, teacher, tech coordinator, non-profit employee, parent, other
Grade Level or Age of Students You Work With (if applicable):
middle & high school
Web Site (if applicable):
http://dayofthetechgirl.org
Blog (if applicable):
http://piecesofstardust.tumblr.com/
Twitter Name:
@kimxtom

Kim Wilkens's Blog

born into conflict

I had the amazing opportunity to moderate a session by Atilla Nagy from Kosovo on “how to teach in an ex-conflict area”. While a war is no longer raging there, conflict certainly is. Mitrovica is a city divided by a river, language, culture, ethnicity, politics & laws. He’s teaching law in a city with two factions that don’t even…

Continue

Posted on November 24, 2013 at 9:55pm

worlds colliding

I'm excited for the start of the Global Education Conference. I always come away with inspiration, new knowledge and connections to amazing people. It is also one space I have found that my worlds can collide - where my passion for global education, technology and social justice can be fed. And this year I suspect my spirituality will get a boost too with Karen Armstrong's keynote - How to Change the World.

Here some sessions I hope I can find time to attend this year and just a small…

Continue

Posted on November 18, 2013 at 11:45am

How can they know?

What week of wonderful experiences this year at the Global Education Conference. Many thanks to Lucy, Steve, all the amazing volunteers, moderators, presenters & sponsors! 

I shared my reflections on the conference in a post called How can they know? on the Cooperative Catalyst blog. I would love to hear what you got out of the conference and what ideas you have for next steps.

Posted on November 20, 2012 at 4:30pm

reality bites

Richard Close & Joni Schwartz shared some appalling stats during their Techniques on How to Handle Poverty presentation.  It is truly shocking to find out how much our educational system is failing young black men, that children in poverty are facing educational trauma and that our…

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Posted on November 18, 2011 at 8:43am — 2 Comments

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