KWAKU ANING

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My name is Kwaku Aning (he/him) and I am:

 

- an educator

- a professional wonder(er)

- a connector 

- an advocate for students 

- looking to connect the dots between education, tech, art, agency, and the stuff that I am yet to understand

 

Currently, I am the Director of the Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurial Thinking at the San Diego Jewish Academy but I have had the privilege to work in various roles within public charter and private schools over the past 19 years within education. In my current and previous roles, I have had the privilege to work with students on various STEAM and Project-Based Learning projects utilizing robotics, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality, and projection mapping. One of the highlights of this work occurred in the fall of 2017 when I produced four short 360 video documentaries for the United Nations on Fijian youth and the effects of climate change.