Business Development/Sales, Education/Training, Marketing/Advertising, Project Management, Business Planning/Strategy
An elearning innovator whose work in the public and private sector and schools domestically and internationally has received acclaim in the news media (e.g. New York Times Education Life, Technology and Learning magazine), from public figures (e.g. President William J. Clinton) and school leaders. The book Recapturing Technology for Education (2005), describes her early work pioneering social networks for education as “a shadow revolution” (p. 74) for anticipating how education will be shaped in the future by technology. As Founder of Makeosity, Dr. Kaun is currently spearheading teacher professional development and program development on Learning Technology Grants that she was instrumental in securing for nine New York City schools. Dr. Kaun's Maker Kid's STEM program for young people has been featured on the NY 1 News “Connect a Million Minds” report and in the book Design, Make, Play, Growing the Next Generation of STEM Innovators (2013). In addition, her young makers' "energy scooter" has been featured in the press to showcase how 12 and 13 year old entrepreneurs are engineering a product that they are taking to market http://www.deskeng.com/virtual_desktop/?p=9746.