Lisa Nielsen is a seasoned public school educator who has worked full-time as a permanently certified teacher and educational administrator. She is passionate about learning in innovative ways that prepare students for real-world success. Nielsen began her career in the 90s as a librarian. Since then she has served in various capacities including as a literacy coach, technology innovation manager, and today she serves as the director of digital literacy and citizenship.
Nielsen writes for and speaks to audiences across the globe about the future of education and is frequently covered by local and national media for her views on “Passion (not data) Driven Learning,” "Thinking Outside the Ban" to harness the power of student-owned technology for learning (aka BYOD), and using the power of social media to provide a voice to educators and students.
Nielsen is best known for her award-winning blog, The Innovative Educator. Her writing is also featured in places such as The New York Times, T.H.E. Journal, Tech & Learning, ISTE Connects, Huffington Post, ASCD Wholechild, MindShift, Leading & Learning, and she is the author the book Teaching Generation Text.
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