P3 #66 Jay Dubois

By Noa Daniel

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

Jay Dubois is an energetic primary/junior teacher and was an Instructional Coach in the Thames Valley DSB.  Last year, he embraced the power of 1:1 iPads and had a blast transitioning his students from consumers into content creators with authentic learning experiences that connected with the real world.  He’s interested in cross-curricular, community-based learning and using technology to uncover and document curriculum in authentic circumstances. Jay co-lead an Ontario Ministry of Education’s TLLP action research program with members of the ‘Listen Louder: Amplifying Student Voice with Technology in Mathematics’ project team.  Jay is a Google Certified Educator and Innovator. He was recently accepted into Google’s Certified Innovator Academy and launched an education project that looks to turn up teacher voices and make teacher-to-teacher sharing contagious by leveraging YouTube, Google Hangouts and a nominate-forward strategy.