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Global Goals LinkedUp: Breaking Boundaries in Education

    • Education

Recognized as a transformational leader in education, Dr. Jennifer Williams has dedicated herself for 25 years to the field of education through her roles as an education activist, professor, school administrator, literacy specialist, and classroom teacher. She speaks, writes, and consults on practices that develop global perspectives and social good through creative uses of technology, and her research interests include innovations in teaching and learning, equity and diversity in education, and social action. As an educator and author of the ISTE book, Teach Boldly: Using Edtech for Social Good, she champions teachers to use educational technology purposefully for the planet and its people. She is a professor at Saint Leo University, the co-founder of TeachSDGs and the non-profit organization Take Action Global, and the President of the ISTE Education Leaders PLN Board of Directors. She is currently a consultant for Adobe for Education, Empatico, and the U.S. Department of State and is working with ISTE and Routledge on two new books. Notable recognitions include being named Top 30 for K12 IT Educators (2020), #8 for Top Academics in STEM (2018), and #9 Top Campaigners in Sustainability (2018). Jennifer is inspired everyday by teachers and students who are catalysts for making the world a better place! Connect with Jennifer on Twitter at @JenWilliamsEdu.

Teach Boldly link: https://www.amazon.com/Teach-Boldly-Using-Edtech-Social/dp/1564847942

United Nations 17 Goals link: https://sdgs.un.org/goals

Recognized as a transformational leader in education, Dr. Jennifer Williams has dedicated herself for 25 years to the field of education through her roles as an education activist, professor, school administrator, literacy specialist, and classroom teacher. She speaks, writes, and consults on practices that develop global perspectives and social good through creative uses of technology, and her research interests include innovations in teaching and learning, equity and diversity in education, and social action. As an educator and author of the ISTE book, Teach Boldly: Using Edtech for Social Good, she champions teachers to use educational technology purposefully for the planet and its people. She is a professor at Saint Leo University, the co-founder of TeachSDGs and the non-profit organization Take Action Global, and the President of the ISTE Education Leaders PLN Board of Directors. She is currently a consultant for Adobe for Education, Empatico, and the U.S. Department of State and is working with ISTE and Routledge on two new books. Notable recognitions include being named Top 30 for K12 IT Educators (2020), #8 for Top Academics in STEM (2018), and #9 Top Campaigners in Sustainability (2018). Jennifer is inspired everyday by teachers and students who are catalysts for making the world a better place! Connect with Jennifer on Twitter at @JenWilliamsEdu.

Teach Boldly link: https://www.amazon.com/Teach-Boldly-Using-Edtech-Social/dp/1564847942

United Nations 17 Goals link: https://sdgs.un.org/goals

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