Paul Emerich France is a National Board Certified Teacher, Literacy Specialist, consultant, keynote speaker, and the author of two books, Reclaiming Personalized Learning and Humanizing Distance Learning. You can find his work in a number of education publications, such as Edutopia, EdSurge, ASCD's "Educational Leadership", the International Literacy Association's "Literacy Today," and Learning Forward’s “The Learning Professional.” Paul received compensation for authoring this article from WeAreTeachers. Find out more about Paul at www.paulemerich.com.