Edgorithm Founders

Brian Aspinall

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I am a grade 7/8 teacher and Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert who develops web applications to support 21st century learning practices and pedagogies. My latest project, edmettle, is a tool to support and develop student feedback to improve learning. I speak professionally on the topics of 21st century education, assessment and evaluation and have given two TEDx talks on education reform. I have a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems and am currently completing my Masters of Professional Education in Math & Computational Strategies.

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Enzo Ciardelli

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I have been teaching for 14 years with the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board.  I have been coding with my class for more than two years.  In my teaching, I have taught math and have specialized in Special Education.  I am an advocate for coding and Computer Science in elementary schools having delivered workshops and presentations at BIT2015 and ASCE 2016.  I was interviewed by the Hamilton Spectator to share my use of coding and Computer Science.  I am so excited to start Edgorithm with Brian and Kassandra.

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Kassandra Contant

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I have been a teacher within the HWDSB for the past eight years.  Last September, a student in my class told me he had learned to code over the summer.  After speaking with him (and more than a little self-exploration), I realized what a powerful tool coding can be.  I now run a coding and robotics club at my school and am always looking for new ways to bring coding into my classroom.  I am so excited to be a part of this project!

Follow me on Twitter @mscontant