Mark Stevens has worked in Middle Level public education for almost 30 years. He enjoys employing blended strategies to support students in social studies learning and communication skill development. He has found this is the best way to serve all students, no matter their challenges or advanced skills. Throughout this time Mark has been able to support this effort by acquiring advanced degrees in education, history, and learning technology design research. Mark’s doctoral dissertation involved examining the use of a multimodal system of content learning to support English Learners, and other students, while they studied history. His continued practice and research centers on using blended learning, and serving students in traditionally underserved populations.