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Monica Burns

Educational Consultant, Founder of

Dr. Monica Burns is a Curriculum and EdTech Consultant, Author and Founder of She works with schools, districts, and organizations to provide actionable and engaging professional development. Monica started her blog in 2012 to help make edtech easier for fellow educators and launched the Easy EdTech Podcast to support educators who want to simplify and streamline technology integration.

Monica has led workshops and webinars and provided keynote presentations to teachers, instructional coaches, administrators, and tech enthusiasts at numerous national and international conferences including SXSWedu, ISTE, FETC, and EduTECH. Monica is the author of EdTech Essentials: The Top 10 Technology Strategies for All Learning Environments (ASCD, 2021), Tasks Before Apps: Designing Rigorous Learning in a Tech-Rich Classroom (ASCD, 2017), and several other publications.

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