As Founding Director of De Pedagogics, education evangelist Meenakshi Uberoi is passionately involved in coaching, teaching and learning for over 13 years. She designs curriculum and works closely with schools to help them determine the best teaching strategies, transforming education using technology, implementing valuable learning experiences, and evaluating student performance to make any necessary changes in enhancing curricula. She leads professional learning sessions for educationists for creating innovative, challenging and enriching classroom environments that are conducive to students becoming life-long learners.
Meenakshi drives programs to accelerate technology benefits in education with a scope of activities that cover the full spectrum of learning scenarios, including: student programs, teacher PD programs, K-12 learning technologies, 1:1 personal learning infrastructure and supporting educational content. She is a certified Microsoft Innovative Educator Master Trainer and is a resource person for Pearson & for Shri Ram New Horizons. Meenakshi has been recognized as the MIE Fellow, Skype Master Teacher, MIE Expert 2015and Microsoft Innovative Teacher Leadership Award 2005 for effective integration of technology and innovative lesson design. She is a columnist for ‘What’s Fresh’, the official blog for Microsoft’s Educator Network (MSEN). Her focus lies in addressing the diverse interest and abilities of the students by presenting information in a variety of ways using technology as a vehicle and emphasizing relevance of class material to the world beyond the classroom.
She believes that it is imperative to innovate, create and integrate to succeed in a rapidly changing world of education and that innovation and the ability to collaborate is an investment in the future where technology provides the tools for us to meet the 21st century goals. Connecting to and sharing with other educators is her pathway to learning, continuous professional development, and making a difference in other people’s lives.