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Monday, June 4 • 9:00am - 10:00am
13 Reasons Why to Teach Digital Citizenship (Grades K - 12) MB-S18201 *Includes Student Panel*

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Technology devices are fully integrated into the lives of our students. Come join a discussion about ways we can have conversations with our students to promote healthy digital lifestyles.
Hear from, TEDxYouth@MBJH 2018 speaker, Bay Matthews about what inspired her TEDx talk on the subject and her recommendations to help students become positive creators of content. Joining the conversation will be TEDxYouth@MBJH 2017 speaker, Amanda Jones, who will share why she feels technology is blurring the line between our work and home lives.

Educator skill: Leader, Citizen. MB-S18201

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Suzan Brandt

Director of Technology, Mountain Brook City Board of Education
edcamp Birmingham, edcamp Mountain Brook , and CoSN's Unconference, CoSNCamp. Suzan is the organizer for TEDxYouth@MBJH, co-organizer of the MBJH TED-Ed Club and was on the organizational team for TEDxRedMountain, Birmingham's first TEDx event. She is a TEDxBirmingham Senior Educator fellow where she is actively participates in the learning community. Suzan was the 2014 recipient of the Margaret Spencer Ragland Award for outstanding performance by the Mountain Brook Foundation. In 2001 she... Read More →
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Amanda Jones

11th Grade (2018-2019), Mountain Brook Schools
Amanda Jones is a rising eleventh-grade student at Mountain Brook High School. Her interests include running and spending time with her family and friends. In 2017,  Amanda was a speaker at TEDxYouth@MBJH. Her talk was about how technology is blurring the line between our work and... Read More →
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Bay Matthews

9th Grade Student (2018-2019), Mountain Brook Schools
Bay Matthews is an eighth-grade student at Mountain Brook Junior High. She enjoys writing, making short films, and playing music. She loves watching movies and someday hopes to make a few of her own. In her TEDxYouth@MBJH talk, Bay  explores and exposes the raw and vicious truth... Read More →

Monday June 4, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Room 101