Natasha Burtenshaw-deVries

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About Natasha Burtenshaw-deVries

Digital Marketing, Content and SEO Specialist. Soccer player. Sailor. Hiker. Skiier. Huge Toronto FC fan. Reader. Problem solver. Lifelong learner. 20-something just trying to navigate this crazy world. Connect with me on Twitter @natasha_bd

The Friday File: September 28th

By |2018-09-28T11:39:24-04:00September 28th, 2018|The Friday File|

It's been a while (err, about 4 months) since I've published this but I've decided to get back to doing this regularly. A weekly post sharing some of what I've been reading and watching throughout the week. Enjoy! Local cannabis retail shops - Burlington Ward 1 candidates weigh-in on provincial [...]

Content Meets Copyright: Ethical Content Marketing

By |2019-10-12T17:49:08-04:00September 25th, 2018|Digital Marketing|

In a world where content is king, content marketers are busy bees making content to feed their audiences. In 2018, it’s not just about feeding them so they’re no longer hungry but feeding them higher quality content using multiple mediums and platforms that targets various consumer needs and stages of [...]

Digital Literacy in 2018: It’s a Given, Isn’t It?

By |2018-09-10T16:17:35-04:00September 10th, 2018|Digital Marketing|

It’s 2018, isn’t everybody digitally literate? Digital literacy may seem like a default skill in 2018, and it is if you define it as being able to use the internet and other digital tools. I, however, would argue that true digital literacy encompasses more than just the ability to use [...]

The Friday File: February 23rd

By |2018-02-23T08:08:02-05:00February 23rd, 2018|The Friday File|

The first in a new weekly series sharing some of what I've been reading and watching throughout the week. The Power of Sharing Your Story With Students by Beth Pandolpho Educators are human beings too, the more you show this the more successful your students' learning experience will be. Being [...]

7 Things I Learned From 6 Weeks In The North

By |2018-11-02T14:43:27-04:00September 20th, 2017|Travel|

Foreward I debated whether or not to write anything to share publicly. Out of respect for my terms of employment, for the respect and privacy of those in the communities I visited, out of fear of saying the wrong thing, and to not just be another white person taking up [...]

Why Real Young Women Make Real Good Role Models

By |2016-03-08T07:00:00-05:00March 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|

"Role models really matter.  It's hard to imagine yourself as something you don't see." -Chelsea Clinton The Oxford Dictionary defines a role model as ‘a person looked to by others as an example to be imitated’. Despite this seemingly clear and simple definition, it is often widely debated whom and [...]

Leadership Where We’re Not Looking

By |2015-12-09T10:25:38-05:00December 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|

There's a lot of things that baffle me about this crazy world we live in. And I don't mind not understanding it all. But there's one thing that's been really bothering me for a while now, and it's something we need to have a discussion about. And that is, how many [...]