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Naomi Harm: Women in STEM, Preparing our Teachers for the Future of Education

January 15, 2020 Debra Hildebrand Season 1 Episode 3
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Naomi Harm: Women in STEM, Preparing our Teachers for the Future of Education
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Naomi Harm: Women in STEM, Preparing our Teachers for the Future of Education
Jan 15, 2020 Season 1 Episode 3
Debra Hildebrand

Naomi Harm is an instigator of STEM innovation, and an edtech women in leadership thought leader and influencer. She welcomes every opportunity to share her expertise of brain-based instructional approaches, supported with technology literacy best practices with k12 students and educational leaders worldwide.

Her current professional facilitated offerings include mentoring girls and young women to pursue passion-driven STEM careers, coding and robotics theme-based activities, global engineering derbies infused with NGSS problem-solving student-centered challenges, women in leadership coaching/mentoring best practices, redesigning classroom learning spaces with the brain in mind to support the student-centered classroom, and maximizing creativity, communication and collaboration with the Google Suite of learning tools and student choice and voice media projects.

Her 20+ years in the educational learning space reflects a passion driven approach to leading and learning as a CUE STEM Educational Specialist, ISTE Faculty Instructional Coach, Google Certified Innovator, Woman in Leadership Coach and Mentor, CS for All Teacher Ambassador, Master LEGO Educator, Makey Makey Ambassador, Book Creator Ambassador and CEO and founder of her own Innovative Educator Consulting company http://www.NaomiHarm.org

We discussed many important topics with Naomi including:

How  to prepare k12 schools and educational leaders to be future ready.

Generation Z and Generation Alpha students: how to define who this new generation of students are, and what makes them so different from previous generations such as the Baby Boomers, the Gen Xer's or even the Millennials known as Gen Y

How do we as a collaborative society prepare today's k12 students for their futures and even by the year 2030, and what type of skill sets should we be preparing them for to make them highly marketable in a diverse global economy

What do face-to-face, blended and online professional learning offerings look like and feel like to prepare and transform today's k12 educational school leaders communication and collaboration skill sets

How to know what strategies to lead with to transform a school's culture to make lasting and postive change

How to know when to "Lean In" to ensure your leadership voice and expertise is being heard and validated, to contribute to positive change in today's k12 teaching and learning environments

Mentoring girls and young women in STEM, and role modeling the importance of women in leadership fields/careers and how do these mentoring life skills impact young women success rates of pursuing a passion-driven careers in STEM

Naomi shared some personal tips, tricks and strategies that she utilizes and recommends to stay relevant in a professional field/career

Links and References:

2030 Students Job Tasks and Skill Sets

Motivating Girls to Lean TO Pursue Passion Driven Careers in STEM

ISTE Technology Literacy Standards

Career Village

Million Women Mentors

STEM Connector and Million Women Mentors

Why Do Girls Lose Interest in STEM Article

How to connect with Naomi:

Website

LinkedIN

Twitter

Show Notes

Naomi Harm is an instigator of STEM innovation, and an edtech women in leadership thought leader and influencer. She welcomes every opportunity to share her expertise of brain-based instructional approaches, supported with technology literacy best practices with k12 students and educational leaders worldwide.

Her current professional facilitated offerings include mentoring girls and young women to pursue passion-driven STEM careers, coding and robotics theme-based activities, global engineering derbies infused with NGSS problem-solving student-centered challenges, women in leadership coaching/mentoring best practices, redesigning classroom learning spaces with the brain in mind to support the student-centered classroom, and maximizing creativity, communication and collaboration with the Google Suite of learning tools and student choice and voice media projects.

Her 20+ years in the educational learning space reflects a passion driven approach to leading and learning as a CUE STEM Educational Specialist, ISTE Faculty Instructional Coach, Google Certified Innovator, Woman in Leadership Coach and Mentor, CS for All Teacher Ambassador, Master LEGO Educator, Makey Makey Ambassador, Book Creator Ambassador and CEO and founder of her own Innovative Educator Consulting company http://www.NaomiHarm.org

We discussed many important topics with Naomi including:

How  to prepare k12 schools and educational leaders to be future ready.

Generation Z and Generation Alpha students: how to define who this new generation of students are, and what makes them so different from previous generations such as the Baby Boomers, the Gen Xer's or even the Millennials known as Gen Y

How do we as a collaborative society prepare today's k12 students for their futures and even by the year 2030, and what type of skill sets should we be preparing them for to make them highly marketable in a diverse global economy

What do face-to-face, blended and online professional learning offerings look like and feel like to prepare and transform today's k12 educational school leaders communication and collaboration skill sets

How to know what strategies to lead with to transform a school's culture to make lasting and postive change

How to know when to "Lean In" to ensure your leadership voice and expertise is being heard and validated, to contribute to positive change in today's k12 teaching and learning environments

Mentoring girls and young women in STEM, and role modeling the importance of women in leadership fields/careers and how do these mentoring life skills impact young women success rates of pursuing a passion-driven careers in STEM

Naomi shared some personal tips, tricks and strategies that she utilizes and recommends to stay relevant in a professional field/career

Links and References:

2030 Students Job Tasks and Skill Sets

Motivating Girls to Lean TO Pursue Passion Driven Careers in STEM

ISTE Technology Literacy Standards

Career Village

Million Women Mentors

STEM Connector and Million Women Mentors

Why Do Girls Lose Interest in STEM Article

How to connect with Naomi:

Website

LinkedIN

Twitter