P3 #32 Helen Dewaard

By Noa Daniel

Passionate educators connect weekly to address questions, explore perspectives and learn from each other.

Helen DeWaard teaches digital and media literacy at the Faculty of Education at Lakehead University in Orillia. She has completed a Masters of Educational Technology from the University of British Columbia and a Masters of Education from the University of Toronto, OISE. Her passion for teaching and learning with technology stretches back through her career as an elementary school teacher, special education resource teacher and school leader. Her work with digital storytelling, critical digital literacy and teaching with technology connects to global contexts that include digital badges, Virtually Connecting and ISTE Inclusive Learning networks. Helen is serving as an Open Education Fellow with eCampus Ontario as she engages with others in open teaching and learning. She is presently a PhD candidate and an essential contributor and critical friend to OEMConnect.

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Noa Daniel
Teacher, Consultant and CBO at The Mentoree and Building Outside the Blocks, , Speaker, and Children’s Book Author

Noa Daniel MEd, is a classroom teacher in the York Region District School Board outside Toronto, Canada. Through her consulting work at Building Outside the Blocks, she creates personalizing projects and initiatives for schools, boards, and communities. Noa is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Mentoree, a mentorship community for educators.. She is also a blogger, a children’s book author and podcaster. Noa’s children’s books include Crazy for Canada, Old Timers: The One That Got Away, and her newest, Strum and The Wild Turkeys through EduMatch Publishing. Noa hosts OnEdMentors on voicEd Radio and the former show, The Personal Playlist Podcast. She is also a TEDx a