Rachel Langenhorst is a technology integrationist and instructional coach in Rock Valley, Iowa. A 20-year veteran in education, she prides herself on being a change-agent and life-long learner. Her biggest fulfillment comes in educating and empowering others through collaboration, creation, and connection. She speaks and instructs throughout the Midwest, focusing her efforts on technology integration strategies, social media, Internet safety, and effective teaching practices. Rachel serves as an expert and blog contributor for Mackin Educational Resources and has enjoyed participating in productions for edWeb.net and Education Talk Radio. In February of this year, Rachel was the recipient of the first ever Socrative Garden Teacher of the Month. She can be found on Google+, Twitter (@rlangenhorst), and LinkedIn. Her blog, Tech From the Trenches, is a concoction of musings from her ed tech world.