Not Your Grandma’s English Teachers

Here’s the truth: If Romeo had Snapchat, that entire mess might’ve been avoided. While it’s challenging to blend traditional instruction with emerging technology, there’s hope. Just as Shakespeare has been adapted for modern audiences, these teachers have reinvented English instruction to reach modern learners. This isn’t your grandma’s English class. And these aren’t your grandma’s English teachers.

Suzanne Crowley is a high school English teacher who prides herself on creating an environment where technology meets tradition in a student-centered classroom, and where risk-taking is the expectation. Suzanne is a Google Certified Educator with over 16 years of classroom experience, specializing in strategies that reach struggling learners. Connect with Suzanne on Twitter at @SECrowley.

Jennifer Fischer is a district supervisor who harnesses her enthusiasm, creativity, and knowledge of educational technology to help teachers create engaging learning opportunities for students. As a Google for Education Certified Trainer, she looks forward to expanding her reach through the power of technology and helping teachers adopt a student-centered approach to instruction. Connect with Jen on Twitter at @JenFischer18.