Michele L. Haiken, Ed.D. is an educator, author, and blogger. She has been teaching for more than twenty years as a middle school English teacher and an adjunct professor in New York. Michele is the author of New Realms for Writing (ISTE, 2019), co author of Personalized Reading (ISTE, 2018), and editor of Gamify Literacy (ISTE, 2017). Michele is passionate about empowering 21st Century learners, educational technology and literacy so everyone can reach excellence. Read more on her weekly blog theteachingfactor.com and connect with Michele on Instagram @teaching_factor and Twitter @teachingfactor.