Debora Masker

Debora Masker

Debora Masker is the social studies/music teacher and instructional coach at Kirn Middle School in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She was nominated for the 2020-21 LifeChanger of the Year award, National Life’s educator recognition program.

This is part of a series of posts from nominees for our LifeChanger of the Year educator recognition program. We meet scores of fascinating LifeChangers every year who have interesting perspectives to share about children, education and life.

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Lessons from LifeChangers: Using Technology in the Classroom

This is part of a series of posts from nominees for our LifeChanger of the Year educator recognition program. We meet scores of fascinating LifeChangers every year who have interesting perspectives to share about children, education and life.

The LifeChanger of the Year program recently invited some of us who are nominees for the annual reward to write an essay about how we use technology in the classroom. I initially thought that was beyond my skill set. But I challenged myself to offer my thoughts with the hope that other educators will gain an idea or two about how and when to use technology. Or maybe these thoughts will cause you to step back and think about how you approach technology in your classroom in these very difficult times.

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