Teacher, Hamilton-Wentworth District
Zoe has taught in the classroom for the last 16 years as well as consultant and leadership roles intermittently. Zoe is a TedxOntarioEd speaker and an award-winning Educator that includes the 2014 Canadian Microsoft Educator (MIE) of the Year, and 2016 First Place Ken Spencer National Award for Teaching and Innovation. She is presently a teacher for the Gifted Program at the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board in Ontario and Instructor for Brock University, Faculty of Education. Zoe’s teaching methods are most influenced by John Dewey, Reggio Emilia, and Seymour Papert who are all strong proponents of teaching/learning through inquiry, making/doing, play, and real-world experiences. Zoe Blogs and Tweets about social justice, community matters, 21st Century learning, and health & fitness. http://pipedreams-education.ca.