Change The Story and #EqualPay Soccer Team speaking at #DLvted

Equal Pay instagram highlights

We are excited to announce that our speakers for the EMPOWER STUDENTS day at Dynamic Landscapes- May 19 will be members of the Burlington High School #equalpay soccer team and ChangeThe Story.  Why are we so excited? Because we want to #DigCitCommit to prepare students to stay safe, solve problems, and become a force for good and we believe you will be truly inspired by how these students model all 5 Digital Citizenship competencies. They are ENGAGED and are #digcitcommitted as amazing models of digital citizenship. As their message has gone viral on social media and traditional media channel, they have raised over $50,000 to support their cause.  They are INFORMED and #digcitcommitted to sharing accurate valid data as they champion their cause.  They are are INCLUSIVE and #digcitcommitted to including all genders to champion their cause.   They are are ALERT and #digcitcommitted to navigating the national attention they are getting in a way that keeps […]

Announcing 2020 Keynote speaker – Elissa Malespina

Meet Elissa

We are excited to announce  Elissa Malespina as Monday’s keynote at Dynamic Landscape 2020. Elissa Malespina, is a leader in Future Ready Libraries and how this framework can help empower students through student centered approaches.  Elissa Malespina is a teacher librarian at Verona High School in Verona, New Jersey. She has been an educator for over 18 years, spending time as a history teacher, special educator, and teacher librarian.  This range of teaching experiences has helped her see the big picture in terms of student achievement and innovative practices. Elissa is the 2018 finalist for AASL’S Social Justice Defender Social Media Superstar, 2016 PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator, and the ISTE Librarian Network’s Past President.  Her work has been featured in School Library Journal, NPR, and in the PBS documentary School Sleuth: The Case for the Wired Classroom.  Besides the regular rigor of full time teaching of high school students, […]