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Madeline Dressner ’13, M.A. ’14

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Madeline Dressner
 

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March 9, 2016
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Madeline Dressner ’13, M.A. ’14

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Madeline Dressner is an elementary school teacher at E.M. Baker School in Great Neck, New York. As an educator, she is committed to the academic, social, and emotional development of her students and to the belief that students should leave her classroom feeling empowered to enact positive social change in their school, community, and world. Her professional interests include character education, human rights, social justice, and STEM. She graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Master’s Degree in Childhood Education from Adelphi University, where she developed a passion for advocacy through various leadership positions such as President of the Student Government Association and Resident Assistant. Her experiences there included the facilitation and development of leadership training programs, along with research projects focusing on health education advocacy, resiliency in special education, and curriculum development.


Using Technology to Empower and Foster 21st Century Advocacy, Citizenship, and Empathy in Children

What if we empowered students to use technology in compassionate and innovative ways to create positive social change in their schools, their communities, and the world? As educators and globally conscious citizens, it is imperative to shift the perception of technology to show students its far-reaching abilities in building advocacy and educating others about social justice issues around the world. How can we shift the paradigm of technology to demonstrate to students its power as a tool for social change?

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