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Erin Wilkey O.
Executive Editor, Education Content and Distribution Common Sense Education
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About Me

Erin’s work has focused on supporting K-12 students and teachers for over a decade. As executive editor of education content for Common Sense, she provides teachers with practical tips and strategies for using classroom technology, and helps students use media productively to become critical thinkers and creators. Prior to her work with Common Sense, Erin taught English at a public high school in Kansas City and evening classes to adult English learners. Her time as a National Writing Project Teacher Consultant nurtured her passion for student digital creation and media literacy. She has bachelor's degrees in English and secondary education and a master's degree in instructional design and technology. Erin loves to knit, read, hike, and cook. But who has time for hobbies with two young kids? In her free time these days, you'll find her hanging out at playgrounds, the zoo, and the beach with her family.

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With Math I Can
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January 15, 2016
Best Learning Tools of 2015
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January 5, 2016
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My Blog Posts

How to Find Great Learning Resources for Your Students During School Closures
posted on March 16, 2020
From using video to project-based learning, get recommendations on the best tools for virtual learning.
Essential Digital Citizenship Lessons for the Coronavirus Pandemic
posted on March 16, 2020
Support the transition to virtual learning and help students think critically and compassionately about what they see online.
Reduce Student Anxiety (and Your Own) During Uncertain Times
posted on March 13, 2020
Tips and resources for news literacy, media balance, and healthy communication.
23 Great Lesson Plans for Internet Safety
posted on February 7, 2020
Help kids practice smart internet habits and stay safe online.
3 Fun Ways to Teach Media Balance with #DeviceFreeDinner
posted on November 14, 2019
Students can bring the learning home with these fun activities for classrooms and families.
What Teachers Need to Know About Using Smart Speakers in the Classroom
posted on November 11, 2019
Key takeaways from new privacy evaluations, plus advice on how to use these devices with caution.
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My Editorial Reviews

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Digital Passport
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