Is an excessive amount of expertise in our lecture rooms detrimental to studying? Lifelong educator Mary Jo Madda cautions that tech instruments ought to help the connection between lecturers and college students, not exchange it. Featured in Forbes “30 Below 30,” Mary Jo is a born educator, from her begin as a constitution center faculty instructor throughout her years with Train for America to her present work as a lead at Google on the Code Subsequent group, the place she’s working to develop laptop science teaching programs for college kids of colour. Apart from her time served instructing, Mary Jo was additionally a Director at EdSurge (an edtech information group), a member of the ScratchED group on the MIT Media Lab, and one in every of 4 founding Schooling Entrepreneurship Fellows on the Harvard College Innovation Lab. She has spoken at SXSWedu, Stanford College, the College of Virginia, and now will grace our stage at TEDxChicago.
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