Digital Innovation and Integration Empowering Global Kids
William Jackson, M.Ed – #MyQuestToTeach
Aida Correa – #LoveBuiltLife
The unmistakable truth to mastering technology is the reality that 80% of careers require some level to tech knowledge.The ability to read and comprehend what is being read and
following directions is important. Comprehension is Key….
Achieving success in today’s digital careers will require youth, teens
and young adults to respect the value of learning and gain knowledge
and experiences to grow into leaders.
That creativity, innovation, dreams, inspiration, motivation and
collaboration does matter with others so youth, teens and young
adults along with learning need to learn to get along and work
The access to platforms, tools, Apps, widgets, plugins and other
digital programs is not the only thing needed to be successful, it
takes networking, education, collaboration and hard work.
Globally kids access to conferences are growing nationally and
internationally. Blogging, micro-blogging are needed that
encourage youth, teens and young adults to embrace not just
the tech, but embrace the humanity behind the tech.
The integration of STEAM, STREAM and CSTREAM are components
that are access points to career choices that have not even been
developed yet. In cities across this nation and even globally, there is
the expansion of environmentally friendly and carbon-less infusion
of fossil fuels that are pollutants to our environment.
Educational models are changing in elementary and secondary
education to integrate hands-on and project based learning.
Teachers are facilitators and advisers, they are encouraging
guided discovery, allowing youth, teens and young adults to
be increasingly creative and allow innovative learning to
The building of kids conferences is not what it was a few years ago,
it is growing into an opportunity to get kids exposed to not just the
tech, but the humanity behind it. How tech can allow for the voices
to be heard and a platform for social change.
Teaching the soft-skills of collaboration, respect for differences in
color, culture, gender and generational experiences. Taking the
learning from the classroom and applying it to real world experiences
in STEAM and Web Development. Youth, teens and young adults
should be empowered to mange growing tech.
IT fields are growing at such a rate that children, especially children
of color, culture and ethnic backgrounds are changing their directions
from sports and entertainment to new career options that provide
increased educational and financial stability and growth.
Many kids conferences are stating why just depend on sports
and entertainment to change lives when STEAM can produce
generational increase through education, economic and
Aida Correa – OrganizerKids conferences are helping youth, teens and young adults to create
a web presence that is their digital resume, building Brands, creating
Niches, helping create kids as Influencers and role models.
Their voices are being heard on YouTube, Facebook Live
and through Instagram videos. The concerns of younger
generations is being broadcast and podcast.
Youth, teens and young adults from Central America, Africa, the
United States and Canada are learning from educators, business
owners and entrepreneurs.
It can be seen now that 7 year olds are “digital influencers;”
the term digital influencer, thought leader, digital innovator, smart
creative and others carry respect. The changing of the narrative of
who youth, teens and young adults are and their thinking is changing
because they – youth, teens and young adults are sharing their own
stories on digital platforms that connect like-minded people.
Kids conferences, workshops, meetups, etc, are allowing youth to
even start to solve problems that are not even problems yet and help
kids in Africa change the economic paradigm and foundation for
Central America and Africa are the new bases for entrepreneurs and
solo-preneurs. Kids across the world will have to compete against
African and Central American kids for digital jobs that are remote and
high tech. These youth, teens and young adults are smart, creative
The growth in online educational institutions coupled with online
careers means more and more kids can gain knowledge and skills
digitally and continue to grow faster than their parents. Education
is key and empowering youth, teens and young adults to be
the problem solvers the world needs.
The change is here, it is not coming, being done now with
conferences providing such unique experiences that kids
have their own panels for discussions that are seen in PodCasts.
Parents would be wise to listen to their kids about their dreams,
aspirations and passions because those maybe the conduits
of coming businesses that will change the world as we know it
for generations to come.
Parents need to position their kids to attend tech conferences
to teach skills they will need for now and the future.