Gail Lovely is an independent educator with over 30 years of experience in education. Gail has a Master’s Degree in Educational Computing from Pepperdine University and a California K-12 Life Teaching Credential earned at University of California, Los Angeles. She has 10 years experience in direct classroom teaching, primarily in inner city Head Start and elementary classrooms which was followed by years of experience at school-, district-, county-, and state-level positions in education. Gail has served as an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University, University of Houston, and University of Northern Iowa. Gail served as the International Society for Technology in Education’s software review editor and is the founding director of the ISTE Special Interest Group for Early Learning and Technologies. Gail is the proud recipient of the Trainer of the Year, 2006 from TexasAEYC and “The Best of NECC: 2004-2010. She is known for her practical approach to education, her appreciation and admiration for teaching and learning, and her skill at making the complex understandable and the difficult manageable. Gail currently has her own consulting practice working with schools, school systems, publishers and others to encourage the rational, thoughtful and wise use of technologies by learners of all ages, but especially the littlest learners and their teachers.