Kim Jaxon is an associate professor of English (Composition & Literacy) at California State University, Chico. Her research interests focus on theories of literacy, particularly digital literacies, participation, educational designs, and teacher education. She is a featured contributor for the Connected Learning Alliance where she blogs about teaching, especially teaching in digitally mediated ways. Kim was awarded the Teacher of Excellence-College Award by the California Association of Teachers of English in 2014. She recently co-authored the book Composing Science: A Facilitator’s Guide to Writing in the Science Classroom (TCPress 2016), which is the culmination of a three-year, NSF funded project focused on the teaching and learning of writing in science. Each summer, she sets out on an epic road trip in search of craft beer. She is also a gamer and a self proclaimed geek. More on her website or you can join her on Twitter @drjaxon.