Elisha Lewis

Knott

Elisha Lewis

Knott

Biography

Reading Soars with Rocketbooks

Remember the many hours you used to spend preparing and printing documents each week, only to watch them make their way from students’ desks to the floor, the trash bin or the bottom of their backpacks? So do I, which is why I want to revolutionize my classroom for the 21st century and stop living in the paper era. Today, the concept of a paperless classroom is more than just a trend. Classrooms across the country are now opting for apps and other software as a replacement for traditional pen and paper. And as technology improves, so do the benefits for teachers, schools and, most importantly, students. There are plenty of articles out there that explain the advantages to a paperless classroom, usually focusing on increased student happiness and productivity. One thing that gets overlooked, however, is the positive impact that going paperless has on teachers, which leads me to my area of focus: How can I make my classroom more efficient, organized and engaging for not only my students, but myself and parents alike?

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