Jen McColl is a teacher in Toronto, Ontario with a Master’s of Education in Language, Culture and Teaching from York University. She is passionate about helping students develop critical and cultural literacies through the use of rich storytelling traditions from around the world. She has worked in a number of instructional capacities with students of all ages, from Kindergarten to Bachelor’s of Education candidates. She frequently integrates technology, drama, visual art, movement and literacy in the classroom to create student-centered digital story-telling projects. She has nine years of experience as a mentor and host teacher for those new to the profession and has participated in a diverse range of research projects at the university level. She is also a Curriculum Leader at the school level. Jen is happy to partner with KapowKidz in the role of education advisor.