Roxanne Desforges is the Head of Academic Relations at Learning Bird where her goal is to ensure that pedagogically meaningful resources are being created, communicated and integrated to have a positive impact on educational communities. Before Roxanne took the reigns at Learning Bird she spent 3 years consulting startups, with the aim of helping to usher in a new generation of edtech companies that are increasingly in-touch with the education communities they serve. Roxanne's work in edtech is informed by the time she spent teaching at the high school level where she taught Math, Entrepreneurship and Ethics. Roxanne has also taught pre-service teachers at the university level with a focus on educational technology and society. She is currently completing her Ph.D. in Education at McGill University. Her research explores digital citizenship–the intersection of youth, internet technologies and democracy, with special attention to knowledge mobilization.
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