My name is Elizabeth Cowan and this is my digital hub. Thank you for joining me as I learn, reflect, share and grow.
Currently, I am working as a Professional Learning Associate focused on a Digital Literacy initiative with Let’s Talk Science. I am based in Ottawa, Ontario.
I am a teacher, learner, scientist, maker, creator and outdoor enthusiast. I live for small discoveries and big opportunities.
Through all my endeavours, I am committed to leading change and providing opportunities for Canada’s youth to have a voice in shaping the direction of their education.
Find out what I have been up to!
While thinking about my New Year resolutions for 2019, I kept coming back to the same question: Why do we wait until a New Year to focus on self-improvement and goal-setting? There is no doubt in my mind that the arrival of a new calendar year is an excellent opportunity for reflection and planning. However, […]
Words cannot express how excited I am to be sharing this picture! Recently, I had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a launch event at the University of Ottawa as part of my new role with Let’s Talk Science. At this event, Let’s Talk Science and the Canadian Space Agency brought together some very lucky […]
When a friend from my graduate studies reached out to ask if I would be willing to write a short post on Canadian STEM Femmes, I jumped at the opportunity! It’s an amazing space for Canadian women to share their experiences working in science, technology, engineering and math. Check out my full post here!
“When someone takes away your pens you realize quite how important education is.”Malala Yousafzai
“It’s not about us. We need to stop trying to make kids conform to our world, but instead embrace theirs.”Brian Aspinall
“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.”John Dewey