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Guest Speaker Kim Wilkens

Sat, 5 Apr 2014 9:00 AM - 9:40 AM

9-9:40 a.m.
Memorial Hall

Kim Wilkens, founder of Tech-Girls and a technology teacher, presents “The Magic of Tech: Lessons from Hogwarts.” Wilkens’ mission through Tech-Girls is to empower girls to imagine and achieve their future dream in our tech-savvy world. She is passionate about helping students of all ages get a peek under the hood of technology, so they understand it is not magic that makes this stuff work.

The presentation, which is open free to the public, is part of “Brainstorm 2014: Creativity and Innovation,” a technology conference designed for K-12 educators.

Sponsored by the JMU College of Education Department of Learning, Technology and Leadership Education, Educational Technology MEd program in partnership with the Virginia Society for Technology in Education, JMU Outreach and Engagement and JMU Center for Instructional Technology.