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Erik Bean

American Public University

United States of America - Detroit

For those ELA teachers in grades 6-12, why not infuse your lessons with social media? Setting up a WordPress or YouTube class site is easy and can provide a great platform for a variety of writing projects.


Erik Bean, Ed.D. is an associate professor of English at American Public University, has served as school dean, curriculum developer, online instructor, and has taught English composition for more than 15 years. He is a motivational speaker and author of a popular Examiner.com Web 2.0 blog where he reviews websites, social media, and often reports on education, security, and technology issues. Erik Bean’s teaching and writing contributions provide a rigorous and engaging approach to upholding Common Core standards.