Lisa Floyd Announced as Keynote Speaker for #BIT17

Lisa Floyd, passionate about introducing students and teachers to the world of coding, is the Director of Research and Inquiry with Fair Chance Learning. As a thought-leader on STEAM education, Lisa is currently working with school districts sharing her passion for creative coding and digital making tools with students and teachers across Canada. She is completing her graduate degree in mathematics education and is honoured to be working as a research assistant collaborating with professors involved with Computational Thinking initiatives and co-authoring papers that have been published in North American academic journals. She is a Computational Thinking in Math and Science Education instructor at Western University’s Faculty of Education, for which she has received an undergraduate teaching award. Lisa’s many years of experience teaching secondary Computer Science, Math, Science and Experiential Learning have also inspired her to support teachers with best practices for making learning meaningful for students.