EdTech Consultant, Educator, Classroom Technology Advocate

Monica Burns EDTech Consultant

Dr. Monica Burns is a Curriculum and EdTech Consultant, Apple Distinguished Educator and Founder of ClassTechTips.com. As an educator, Monica was part of her school’s Federal Magnet Funding leadership team and was a vocal advocate for bringing 1:1 technology into her 5th grade classroom. During her tenure as a classroom teacher, Monica used iPads to create engaging, differentiated learning experience to meet the unique needs of her students. Realizing the power of tech tools in the classroom, Monica started ClassTechTips.com to provide a resource for educators and administrators on implementing EdTech in the classroom.

Since starting ClassTechTips.com, Monica has presented to teachers, administrators and tech enthusiasts at numerous national and international conferences including SXSWedu, ISTE, and EduTECH. She is a webinar host for SimpleK12 and a regular contributor to Edutopia and Channel One News.  Monica is the author of Deeper Learning with QR Codes and Augmented Reality: A Scannable Solution for Your Classroom (Corwin Press, 2016) and #FormativeTech: Meaningful, Sustainable, and Scannable Formative Assessment with Technology (Corwin Press, 2017).

Monica visits school across the country to work with PreK-12 teachers to make technology integration exciting and accessible. She also provides support to organizations using technology to reach children and families in need. In addition to being named an Apple Distinguished Educator in 2013, Monica is an Amazon Education Teacher Innovator, Book Creator Ambassador and Nearpod Pionear for her use of engaging creation and formative assessment tools. Monica is a graduate of the University of Delaware and Hunter College, and completed a Doctorate in Global Education Leadership at Lamar University in 2016.

Her mission is to help educators place the task before the app and promote deeper learning with technology.

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Simple K12 EdTech Webinar Leader
Apple Educator
Nearpod Pionear
Top Influencer EDTech
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Book Creator Ambassador
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EdTech Consultant and Speaker

Monica has spoken at numerous conferences around the world, including .EDU, Explorar. Descubrir. Unir where she presented her talk “Transforming Student Learning: Supporting English Language Learners With iPads” and ISTE where she presented her talk “From Basic to ACES: Access, Curate, Engage & Share with #ScannableTech.”

Teacher Turned EdTech Consultant

Monica started in EdTech as a 5th grade teacher in New York City. She served as part of the leadership team to bring 1:1 technology to classrooms at her school. Technology helped Monica address students’ unique learning needs and connect to authentic learning experiences. During the process of advocating for technology in her classroom and implementing it in her day-to-day teaching, Monica saw the opportunities classroom technology affords students. EdTech is a powerful teaching tool but takes time and dedication to select and implement. Class Tech Tips was founded to make it easier for teachers and administrators to find the right EdTech for their classrooms and schools to engage and empower students.

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Yours in Learning, Monica :)

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