Shannon Braun holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Montana – Missoula with an emphasis in secondary education. She completed her master's degree in teaching and learning through Saint Mary's University in Minnesota. She currently teaches mathematics at Eagan High School in Minnesota.
Shannon embraces formative assessment practices in the classroom and is on the cutting edge of combining educational technology with formative assessment practices. She has spent her past summers working for different educational technology companies.
Examples of Shannon's work are highlighted in the most recent version of Classroom Assessment for Student Learning: Doing It Right – Using It Well by Jan Chappuis, Rick Stiggins, Steve Chappuis and Judith A. Arter.
Shannon and her husband Robert welcomed their first child, Kevin, into the world in the fall of 2011. They currently reside in Apple Valley, Minnesota. Outside of the classroom she is an avid runner and coach for the Eagan High School cross country and track teams.