Jessica Lura is the Director of Teaching and Learning at Bullis Charter School. A National Board Teacher, Common Sense Ambassador and Google Certified Innovator, she has taught first, second, third, and eighth grades.
She has the best job in the world--she works with students and teachers supporting their learning and helping them develop 21st-century skills. Her favorite part of being an educator is sparking student curiosity so that they become lifelong learners who can communicate effectively, work collaboratively, think critically and use innovative and creative approaches to solve the problems of today.
As a Teachers Guild Creative Catalyst/Teacher Coach, Jessica supports educators around the world in using design thinking to solve pressing education issues.
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