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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 Host a Virtual Back-to-School Night
posted on August 7, 2020
Get ideas and tips to make this virtual kickoff event a success for you and your students' families.
Free Distance Learning Templates for Teachers and Families
posted on July 31, 2020
Get inspired for the new school year with these helpful organizers.
30 Fun Ways to Celebrate the End of the School Year from a Distance
posted on May 18, 2020
Give your students closure and highlight their accomplishments with these creative ideas.
19 Great Learning Podcasts for the Classroom
posted on May 7, 2020
Add diverse voices and fresh content to your lessons with free, high-quality podcasts.
Teachers' Essential Guide to Zoom
posted on April 27, 2020
How are teachers using Zoom? Is it safe for students? Learn more about this popular distance learning tool.
18 Distance Learning Tools with Sound Privacy Practices
posted on April 13, 2020
Build out your teaching toolkit during the school closures with these best-in-class resources.
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MakerBot Thingiverse
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Clinton Bush Haiti Fund
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The Memory Project
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Digital Passport
Since this is our own product, we will never review it ourselves. But we would love Teacher Reviews from teachers like you. Teacher Reviews are ratings and reviews from teachers that include advice for how to use technology in the classroom.
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Photo Sketch-Pencil Cartoon Filter Picture Shop
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