Author Bio

Dr. Chrystine C. Mitchell is an Assistant Professor at York College of Pennsylvania, working with preservice teachers to help integrate best practices in literacy instruction and assessment. Her area of research and passion is embedding digital technologies in her coursework to help prepare future teachers for the changing landscape in schools. This project was an extension of that work. She can be reached at ccm19@psu.edu.

Nicole Hessler is currently a graduate student at Penn State University studying Social Education, working toward becoming an elementary teacher. As an undergraduate student, Nikki was heavily involved in the Education Department at Penn State, Berks Campus, helping to expand educational knowledge to her peers and gain experience that would help her in the classroom. Nikki has always loved working with young children to help them learn and grow. She can be reached at nikkihessler06@gmail.com.


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