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<p><b>Heather Wolpert-Gawron</b> is an award-winning middle school teacher, the coach of one of the largest middle school Speech & Debate teams in the country, and an enthusiastic curriculum design geek. She coaches teachers in developing their own PBL units and works to help tech-tentative teachers become more tech-tenacious.</p> <p>Heather is passionate about educational technology and its role in helping students communicate all subjects and has written a number of books, including, <i>DIY for Project Based Learning for ELA and History, DIY for Project Based Learning for Math and Science, Writing Behind Every Door: Teaching Common Core Writing in the Content Areas,</i> and <i>Tween Crayons and Curfews: Tips for Middle School Teachers.</i></p> <p>Heather writes a popular education blog as <a rel="nofollow" href="http://tweenteacher.com/">Tweenteacher</a> and is also a staff blogger for The George Lucas Educational Foundation’s <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.edutopia.org/">Edutopia.org.</a> She blogs about education and parenting at <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/">The Huffington Post</a> and is a Fellow of the <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.nwp.org/">National Writing Project.</a></p>