Thanks to Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano sharing about her upcoming sketchnoting presentation this summer (all those near or able to get to Boston, you should go!), I was introduced to a pretty remarkable digital citizen today. Her name is Olivia, aka LivBit, and she loves books, sharks, and always doing “good things for this world.”
— Olivia Van Ledtje (@thelivbits) July 27, 2016
After experiencing bullying in second grade, Olivia’s mom helped her start LivBits for her to share her voice and rekindle her feelings of self-worth. Since then, she has shared weekly videos on books,
has spread her passion for sharks,
and has even presented in conferences!
— LBayne (@LBayne) October 28, 2016
She is a wonderful example of what kids can do when they are encouraged as positive digital citizens!
It reminded me yet again of this conversation educator George Couros shared:
We may feel tempted to wait until they are in junior high or high school, but now is the time to help our young kids learn to harness this technology to spread their passions, make a difference, and do good.
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