About the Authors

Diana Neebe

Diana Neebe is a veteran high school English teacher and peer coach at an Apple Distinguished iPad Program School in California's Silicon Valley. She was named the 2014 Outstanding Young Educator for the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), and is a Google for Education Certified Innovator. She holds a doctorate in education; her research interests rest at the intersection of literacy, technology, and multimedia design. She teaches courses on curriculum design for technology-rich spaces at the University of San Francisco, where she helped create the Educational Technology Master's program. Diana regularly runs design workshops for her school and others. She presents her work nationally at conferences, and consults for schools and districts to help facilitate their 1:1 programs. Diana shares her insights into teaching with technology and supporting literacy via Twitter @dneebe and at diananeebe.com.

Jen Roberts, NBCT

Jen Roberts is a National Board Certified high school English teacher at a large public high school in San Diego, California with over twenty five years of experience teaching Social Science and English Language Arts in grades 7-12. She has had 1:1 laptops for her students since 2008 and became a Google for Education Certified Innovator in 2011. For many years Jen enjoyed teaching pre-service teachers about learning and technology at The University of San Diego and she is a fellow with the San Diego Area Writing Project. She serves her school community as English Department Chair and on the site leadership team. She serves her district on the Technology Advisory Committee. In 2022 Jen was named the CUE Outstanding Educator. Her blog is Litandtech.com, and if you have a question, she is just a tweet away @JenRoberts1.

Power Up: Making the Shift to 1:1 Teaching and Learning © 2015 Diana Neebe and Jen Roberts, Stenhouse Publishers

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