Future-Forward Learning with Tech Start Up, Moonshot Jr

September 9, 2020
Hosted by Dr. Sharon Jones

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What is a Moonshot? A Moonshot is an idea of a product or service that is conceived and developed at Moonshot Jr. These are mostly products and projects that are the brainchild of children and teens between the ages of 9-16 years. Wait.. what? That is pretty incredible. Join us as we speak with founder and CEO of Moonshot Jr., Alok Jain, and learn more about this incredible real world learning platform. In addition to our conversation with Alok, hear from two students who have moved through the program and and are now launching their products along with a Moonshot top advisor, Bharat Gupta. We discuss all things around scaffolded learning, virtual learning, using your skill set to drive your end product, and a partnership with Dottie Rose Foundation. Learn more about Moonshot Jr. at https://moonshotjr.com on how you can enroll. And if you are interested in partnering with us for our collaboration go to dottierosefoundation.org or email hello@dottierosefoundation.org to sponsor a girl!

Coding the Future

Coding the Future

Wednesday at 11 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

Coding the Future with Dr. Sharon is an education-based show to give information and action tips to working adults to guide them to a new level of tech savvy, through leveraging their own skillset. Join technology and adult education expert Dr. Sharon Jones and leading industry experts as she invites you to learn what you need to know today for tomorrow’s tech career success. She and her guests will share the inside scoop on tech trends, explain how to leverage current technology in your career, and explore how your talents can be the key to your tech success. You will gain real-world strategies, actionable solutions and useful resources on hot topics shaping the future of workforce and how to apply your tech genius skill to the workforce. Coding the Future is broadcast live every Wednesday at 11 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

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Dr. Sharon Jones

Dr. Sharon Jones

Dr. Sharon Jones, Ed.D is the founder and CEO of thedot.Consulting and the Dottie Rose Foundation, where she leads and implements technology focused education and innovation. Dr. Jones has found her passion in education and has served as a computer science expert for the past twenty years, bridging the gap between our everyday actions and the application of technology. Dr. Jones has presented and been published nationally and internationally on data analytics, educational practices and technology. Her book “A Recipe for Success Using SAS University: How to Plan Your First Analytics Project” is being used in curriculum and classrooms around the country. When not running the technology world, Dr. Jones spends her time with her husband Ricky, and two sons, Ethan and Dylan and their beloved dog, Cooper.

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