Dr. Julie Coiro has taught for 30 years, first as a middle school and elementary school teacher and now, as a professor at the University of Rhode Island, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in reading and co-directs the Ph.D. in Education program and the Graduate Certificate in Digital Literacy. Julie conducts research and professional learning experiences in collaborative online inquiry and effective practices for technology integration. She has also worked closely with over 1,000 educators from around the world to support their understanding of digital inquiry at URI’s annual Summer Institute in Digital Literacy (https://www.digiuri.com/). Julie’s work appears in journals such as Reading Research Quarterly, Journal of Literacy Research, The Reading Teacher, Educational Leadership, and The Journal of Education. She co-edited the Handbook of Research on New Literacies (2008) and co-authored Teaching with the Internet K-12: New Literacies for New Times (2004). In 2019, she published From Curiosity to Deep Learning: Personal Digital Inquiry in Grades K-5 with co-authors Beth Dobler and Karen Pelekis. Julie has received several awards for her work, including the Early Career Achievement Award from the Literacy Research Association and the Erwin Zolt Digital Literacy Game Changers Award from the International Literacy Association.