On this episode of the Home Grown podcast we welcome special guests Kat Crawford and Kaylah Holland to discuss how the narrative around digital citizenship is shifting and evolving. Join us for a conversation that takes digital citizenship beyond the incomprehensible Acceptable Use Policies of most schools and districts, and puts it in student friendly language with positive behavior supports and meaningful learning opportunities.

Kat Crawford is the executive director of digital innovation for the Schlechty Center. She supports the design of technology innovation, the transformation of school systems (specifically addressing the needs of alternative schools), and facilitates professional learning for teachers who strive to cultivate engaging work. She brings with her a creative zest, which she applies to her educational technology expertise and certifications. All of her work is driven by her core belief that all students deserve a high-quality education. Twitter: @dramatickat | Email: kcrawford@schlechtycenter.org

Dr. Kaylah Holland is passionate about empowering educators through practical professional development, one on one coaching, and innovative lesson design. She combines innovation and heart, a dynamite duo, to create student-centered environments that offer a path to success in school and life. She holds a Doctorate of Education and a Master’s degree in Instructional Design and Technology with extensive research in blended, active, and authentic learning environments. Kaylah currently works with BreakFree Education empowering educators working within juvenile justice facilities across the US to create high-quality educational experiences for students held in confinement. She is a collegiate professor as well as a Google Certified Trainer and Innovator. Twitter: @hollandkaylah |Email: kholland@breakfree-ed.org

Resources mentioned in today’s episode:

Center For Humane Technology: https://www.humanetech.com/

Twitter Post of Visual RUP (Image Credit to Heather Breedlove @HBLove03)

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