Mark Warschauer is a Professor of Education and Informatics at the University of California, Irvine. A first generation college student, Dr. Warschauer began his educational career as a Spanish bilingual math and ESL teacher in San Francisco public schools. Mark is director of the Digital Learning Lab at UC Irvine, where, together with colleagues and students, he works on a range of research projects related to digital media in education. In K-12 education, his team is developing and studying the use of conversational agents to support young children's literacy and STEM learning, embedding computational thinking into English language arts classes, adolescent digital writing, children's use of media, the use of digital storytelling in K-12 classes, and exploring digital scaffolding for literacy. In higher education, his team is looking at instructional practices in STEM lecture courses, the impact of virtual learning on student achievement, the learning processes and outcomes in Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs), and the impact on students of multi-tasking with digital media. The DLL team is also exploring new approaches to data mining, machine learning, and learning analytics to analyze the learning and educational data that result from use of new digital tools.