In this talk, Dr. Michelle Zimmerman and student, Jennifer Fernandez, discuss how to engage learners. Jennifer brings the student perspective as a current 10th grader at Renton Prep in Seattle, Washington. A competitive ice skater with a passion for music and science education, Jennifer brings a fresh perspective to the conversation. Over the course of her impressive career, Dr. Zimmerman has taught grades from pre-K to 10th. In addition to being an assistant principal and lead teacher, she is also a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert. In this role, Zimmerman advises Microsoft and educational institutions on integrating technology in pedagogically sound ways, and helps them build educator capacity for using tech to improve learning.