Greg Limperis

Greg Limperis, now Supervisor of Instructional Technology for his district, was recently the Middle School Technology Facilitator in Lawrence, Mass., and founded the very popular Technology Integration in Education professional learning network, reaching thousands of educators worldwide. He has shared with others what he knows and they have joined him in sharing their insights as well. Greg writes the widely-shared Classroom 21 column for EdTech Digest. Join him in bringing about change using your 21st century skills. Visit:

Tools for the Interactive Teacher

CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis This year, my district in Lawrence, Mass., has made a huge effort to supply our teachers with the tools that will not only make their lives easier but their teaching more dynamic. That’s right—we’ve … Continue reading →

Ed Tech Tools and the Social Media Classroom

CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis Ever wanted a way to expand learning outside of your four walls of your classroom without having to pay big bucks for great tools and resources? Well, along comes CourseSites, a free, hosted online … Continue reading →

Teaching to the Common Core Standards

CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis Working for the past 15 years in an underperforming inner city school district, I have become intimately familiar with the need to align all lessons to the state—and now federal—standards. This year, our district … Continue reading →

Leave Me Alone—I’m On Vacation

CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis Okay! So, it is officially summer vacation and I am off from teaching for two months. As I sit at home reflecting on one year of teaching, 13 years as a technology facilitator and … Continue reading →

Integrating Technology on a Limited Budget with Little Support

CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis Ever asked yourself, “How am I supposed to integrate technology into my lessons without having any?” or, “How am I supposed to integrate technology when I do not even know where to start and … Continue reading →

Assessment Tools Needed in Every Classroom

CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis I wonder what the classroom of tomorrow would look like if budget were not an issue, if teachers had more say—and if tools and training were provided at an equal rate. Here’s my view: … Continue reading →

Funding Technology in the 21st Century

CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis Okay, so let’s face it. The current formula for funding technology in education just does not work. Daily, we talk about the need to get technology in the hands of every child. With new and … Continue reading →

“Houston, We Have a Problem”

CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis  “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” —John F. Kennedy Have you ever heard the saying “You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it drink”? Well, what if a … Continue reading →

Innovation, Change—and Gadgets!

CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis The time has come for change in our schools. How can it not? What will be the straw that breaks the camel’s back and allows for innovation within our school system? Lord knows we … Continue reading →

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