Thursday, May 23, 2019

Lindsay Wesner

Lindsay Wesner

Lindsay is a passionate education visionary who began her career as a classroom teacher, she later progressed to school management and teacher training, in her capacity as EdTech Innovation Leader at Parklands College and Senior Innovation Coach at CloudEd Solutions. Lindsay claimed the EduWeek ‘Teacher of Tomorrow’ Award for her outstanding contribution to the South Africa education sector in 2016 and is the two-time winner of the South African ‘iTeacher’ Award. Lindsay is a Google Certified Educator, Trainer and Innovator, an Apple Professional Learning Specialist a member of the Apple Distinguished Educator Class of 2015 and an international keynote speaker. Lindsay is also reading her Masters in Education at Stellenbosch University, with a focus on technology integration in preservice teacher education. In her current role as Director of Teach.Learn.Innovate. she works with educators, lecturers and school leaders in South African classrooms and beyond to deliver training workshops, as well as engage in coaching and mentoring associated with the implementation of educational technologies and progressive pedagogies. Lindsay lives to inspire and empower others to confidently navigate the changing educational landscape.

Reimagining with the 5 E’s framework: Technology Integration at Every Stage of Learning

The 5 E’s is an instructional model based on the constructivist approach to learning. Each of the 5 E’s describes a phase of learning: Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, and Evaluate. In this hands-on workshop, participants will discover how various apps and digital tools can be used to enhance the student learning experience, whilst fostering the development of key future competencies and skills.

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