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MozFest Call for Proposals

The call for proposals for Mozfest, Mozilla's annual celebration of community and the greater open Internet movement, is open! I’m super…Continue

Tags: mozilla, mozfest

Started Jun 10

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

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Started Jun 24, 2012

 

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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

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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…

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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…

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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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