As part of an ongoing video series, Dana Laur from internet safety consultant The White Hatter shared a recent interview with two secondary educators about their own adjustment to the COVID-19 educational reality, lessons learned, and how they are looking to the future.
The educators interviewed includeL
Ally Hoffman – School Counsellor. a teacher-counsellor at a high school in Victoria BC. With over 20 years of experience in education, she is passionate about student and staff well being, trauma-informed practice and the role that technology plays in adolescent development. She holds undergraduate degrees from the University of Ottawa and the University of Victoria as well as a Master of Counselling from Athabasca University. Ally lives with her husband and two children in beautiful Esquimalt, BC.
Dana Bjornson – High School Teacher has been teaching Mathematics and Physics at for just over 20 years. In recent years, she has taken on the challenges of Scholarship 12, Peer Tutoring and Math Department Head. Collaborative and technology-enhanced learning environments are her jam— she recently earned a Master’s degree in Educational Technology. Her guiding mantra right now is “Your best is good enough and your best is allowed to be fluid. Because we are in a pandemic. It’s kinda a big deal.” Dana grew up in Esquimalt but now lives in beautiful Langford, BC, with her husband, two children, kitty and fishy.
More Information: See All White Hatter interviews on their YouTube Channel.