Anna McVeigh-Murphy

Anna is equip’s managing editor, though she also likes to dabble in writing from time to time. Anna is passionate about helping educators leverage technology to connect with and learn from each other. In pursuing digital learning communities, she has worked with several hundred educators to tell their stories and share their insights via online publications. Outside of this, she has also led professional development for teachers in both English and Arabic and served as the primary editor for several university professors writing both book chapters and journal articles. Anna is also an avid bread baker and self-described gluten enthusiast, a staunch defender of the oxford comma, and a proud dog mom to an adorable rescue pup.
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Recent Posts

Four Steps to an Equitable and Effective Digital Literacy Program

Digital literacy amplifies technology by transforming the ways in which students learn, work, and socialize. By cultivating higher-order digital skills, students change the way they think about technology, which positions them for success in high...

Make Computational Thinking a Social and Emotional Learning Experience

Social and emotional learning is an approach to education that focuses on cultivating persistence, empathy, mindfulness, and relationship skills, as well as mindsets that promote curiosity and self-regulation.

How Are You Planning to Implement Your Digital Literacy Program?

Digital literacy encompasses a range of technology skills that transform the ways in which students learn, collaborate, and digest information. These technology skills include things like computer operations, computational thinking, and digital...

What You Need to Know About Computational Thinking (in under 10 min)

What is computational thinking? Problem solving. More specifically, computational thinking is a set of skills and processes that enable students to navigate complex problems.

A Simplified Approach to Planning Digital Literacy Assessment

As educators know, assessments are critical to the learning process. They provide beneficial self-checks to students, informative results to teachers, and comprehensive data to administrators. So, when teachers implement digital literacy...

Your Recipe for Teaching Digital Literacy Skills to Students

Digital literacy is the ability to understand, use, and interact with technology, media, and digital resources in real-world situations, providing the foundation for college and career readiness in the 21st century. To get started teaching...

Meet equip, an Educator-Created Resource for All Things Tech

by Anna McVeigh-Murphy | Mar 15, 2019 |

Welcome to equip! Learn about the mission behind this editorial and how you can join the guest writer program.

The Science of Learning, Memory Science, and Your Classroom

It is no secret that the nature of teaching and learning is changing. With rapidly advancing technology, schools are now preparing students for jobs that don’t exist yet. To do so, schools are focusing on the long-term competencies and skills...

So Long Scantrons. Hello Typing & Other Skills for Online Assessments

The majority of states either offer or require online assessment formats for standardized testing. As this transition has occurred, educators are noticing a significant drop in overall student performance on these computer-based tests when...