Bonnie Stewart is an educator and writer rooted in the red mud of Prince Edward Island.
This portfolio is a collection of her online academic, professional, and creative endeavours.

To contact Bonnie, email tweet @bonstewart or call 902-367-6465.


  • Conference Panelist, Blogging for Social Action, Community, and Empowerment: The Beauty of the Butterfly Effect, Blissdom Canada, October 2010, Toronto ON. With Erica Ehm and Shannon McKarney.
  • Conference Co-presenter, Life in the Open: 21st Century Teaching and Learning, Association of Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase, September 2010, UPEI, Charlottetown PE. With Dave Cormier.
  • Workshop Presenter, Writers in a Dangerous Time, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Blog, Seawords, August 2010, Charlottetown, PE.
  • Conference Presenter, How NOT to do a Social Media Project, part of the Dreaming Education for the Post-Digital session, 2010 Education Research Forum: Research With/In Communities, April 2010, UPEI, Charlottetown, PE. With Dave Cormier, Sandy McAuley and Sean Wiebe.

Academic Publications:

Academic Research & Communications:
  • Research Co-Investigator and Grant writer, In the Open: the MOOC as Digital Practice, SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grant - UPEI, 2010
  • Research Manager, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit & the Transformation of High School Education in Nunavut,ArcticNet Grant - UPEI, 2010
  • Editor/review mentor, Canadian Journal for New Scholars in Education – 2009-2010
  • Grant writer, Spencer Foundation proposal for postcolonial Nunavut pedagogy – UPEI, 2009
  • Grant writer, World Bank proposal for educational collaboration in Sri Lanka – UPEI, 2009
  • Writer, international promotions video and University Island presentation – UPEI, 2008-09
  • Editor, social documentary exhibit Resilience and Dreams: Women as Global Citizens – UPEI, 2008
  • Project Manager/Report Writer, A Living Archives, Canadian Heritage CCOP Grant - UPEI, 2007-2008,
  • Community Member, Emerge Projecton sustainable communities of practice in social media and education - JISC, UK, 2007-2008
  • Grant writer, Inukshuk proposal for online writing program – UPEI, 2007
  • Editor, Faculty of Education/Webster Centre academic journal submissions – UPEI, 2005-07
  • Developer/writer, multimedia-based cross-cultural humanities curriculum for junior high-level EFL learners – Gyeongi Province, South Korea, 2003
  • Research Assistant, Faculty of Education grants: P3 Education & Women in Technologies – MSVU, 1997-2000
  • Research fellow/writer, On Appropriation of Voice, Crake Fellowship – Mount Allison, 1992

Social Media Communities & Communications:
Adventures of a New Mom:

Creative Writing and Performance:
  • Reader, Seawords Writers' Institute, 2010. I was honoured to be invited to join the Seawords 2010 faculty to present a social media workshop to the assembled writers, and to join novelists Erika Ritter, Beth Powning, and Christy Ann Conlin in presenting my creative non-fiction piece - At the Red Light - at a public reading at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery.
  • Workshop Participant, Seawords Writers' Institute, 2008. I had the privilege of attending a week-long writer's seminar and workshop hosted through UPEI and the L.M.Montgomery Institute. My workshop group focused on fiction writing, with authors Ann-Marie MacDonald and Carol Bruneau, and various publishers and agents.
  • Poet & Performer, Poetry Plus Jams 3-24/Word Up 1-6, South Korea, 2000-2004. My poem, Holly Golightly Gone Asia, was published in a compilation of works from these performances. Video of me reading Holly Golightly Gone Asia at a Daejeon, South Korea performance in 2003:

Academic Distinctions:
  • Senate Award of Distinction for highest aggregate among graduating Masters students – Mount Saint Vincent University, 2000
  • Dean's List – Mount Saint Vincent University, 1997-2000
  • Dean's List – Mount Allison University, 1989-1994
  • Grace Annie Lockhart Memorial Scholarship for highest grade in an English Literature class – Mount Allison University, 1991
  • Sharp Entrance Scholarship – Mount Allison University, 1989