Michelle Lampinen teaches Digital Literacy, English I, and IB Language and Literature at Biotechnology High School in Freehold, NJ. BTHS is ranked 11th nationally and 1st in New Jersey by U.S. News & World Report. She is a National Board Certified Teacher whose passion is educational technology, and her mission is to teach her students how to be responsible, literate digital citizens. She does her best to remind her students every day that they are more than a number, and their grades do not define them, despite what society says. Michelle blogs about teaching (though not as much as she'd like to) at thelamplite.com.