About Me


Devon Caldwell is a kindergarten and resource teacher at Oak Lake Community School in Manitoba, Canada. Currently on leave, she is pursuing her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction (Early Childhood Education) at University of Victoria. Devon is passionate about infusing technology to foster collaboration, inclusion, and innovation among students, teachers, and their local and global communities. In 2009, she graduated from Brandon University with a Master of Education degree in special education. Devon participated in both the 2008 and 2012 Microsoft Partners in Learning Global Forums, and her collaborative project with colleague Leah Obach won first runner up in Extended Learning Beyond the Classroom (2012). In 2014, she attended Microsoft Education Global Forum in Spain, and her Learn-a-thon team received first place in the gender equality category with the project, A New Toy Story. Recent honours include designation as a Microsoft Expert Educator and recipient of a 2012 Canadian Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence, Early Years Teaching Excellence Award from her school division, and ManACE Educator of the Year Award. Devon is an enthusiastic contributor to online professional learning communities and loves mentoring educators and pre-service teachers. Devon is also a certified hatha yoga teacher, and when she is not at school, you can find her on her yoga mat or travelling the world! Follow her on Twitter @india0309 and explore her blogs at Kindergarten Diva and Connecting Classrooms. Devon can be reached by email at dcaldwell@flbsd.mb.ca. 
Devon and her colleague Leah Obach were awarded first runner up in Extended Learning Beyond the Classroom at Microsoft Partners in Learning Global Forum in Prague, CZ, in December 2012.
Devon and her Learn-a-thon team won first place in the gender equality category at Microsoft Education Global Forum in Barcelona, Spain, in March 2014.

 Manitoba Association of Math Teachers: recipient of the Murray McPherson Mathematics Award

Mindshare Learning Moment Interview

Daily Edventures Feature with Anthony Salcito

Daily Edventures Update 2016

Devon's resume

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