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The 12 Digital Days of Christmas 2015: Tech Treasure #8


What’s behind Tech Treasure #8? How about Code Boogie, a game in which users drag and drop blocks of code to transform the North Pole elves into holiday dancing machines! Choose from two options: Dance Class (match the teacher’s moves) or Dance Freestyle (make your own moves). Forget Dancing with the Stars! Click here to play […]

The Hour of Code Wrap-up


Last week marked yet another year in which the worldwide event known as the Hour of Code, an initiative sponsored by and Computer Education Science Week was held to introduce computer programming to students around the globe. In fact, these organizations believe every student should have the opportunity to learn computer science as it fosters problem-solving skills, logic and […]

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Diigo Weekly Bookmarks


What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Check out the links shown below for some of the latest and greatest “Cool Tools” and/or web resources that can be integrated into your classroom! » Made with Code A site from Google with resources, projects and inspirational videos to encourage students to code. Projects include programming an […]

10 Reasons to Teach Coding


So, why just use technology, when you can build it, right? But first—students need the programming know-how… And that begins with you! Whether you choose to embrace the concept or not, it’s becoming more and more important to equip students with coding skills. Having this knowledge not only strengthens general skills such as critical thinking […]

Diigo Weekly Bookmarks


What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Check out the links shown below for some of the latest and greatest web tools and resources that can be utilized to engage students in your classroom! » CheckiO A browser-based game in which users solve problems through Python coding activities in order to advance. More suitable for […]

Computer Code Learning Sweeping Schools


Just sharing an article that appeared in the Altoona Mirror on December 12 regarding my school district’s participation in the Hour of Code, a world-wide event held last week in an effort to introduce computer programming to students around the globe. A shout out to Staff Writer Russ O’Reilly for not only writing this timely […]

The Hour of Code is Upon Us!


Here it is that time of year again: The week in which the worldwide Hour of Code initiative (sponsored by and Computer Education Science Week), is being held to introduce computer programming to 10 million students and most importantly, to hopefully encourage them to pursue further knowledge in this area—a field that is projected to have […]

Diigo Weekly Update


What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Check out the links shown below for some of the latest and greatest tools that can be utilized in your classroom throughout the new school year. » PhotoMath An iOS, Google Play and Windows-based app that reads and solves mathematical expressions in real-time by using the mobile device’s […]

Diigo Weekly Update


Live from Cozumel, Mexico—two super cool interactive games that teach students various programming languages. Be sure to check ’em out as the ways in which they can be utilized in the classroom  to teach and/or reinforce real-world skills are endless! » CodeCombat You’re a wizard and your spells are JavaScript as you battle in a medieval […]

Summer Smackdown: Tech the Next Step!


So, it’s that coveted time of year again in the life of a teacher—summer vacation! Time to chill and participate in some much needed and well-deserved recreational activities to recharge those batteries. In addition to sinking those feet into the sand while sipping on fruity umbrella beverages, hanging out at a campfire with friends or […]

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Looking for some technology integration ideas to enhance your classroom lessons? Then be sure to check out my "Tech Tips" for the latest and greatest Web 2.0 tools, applications and web sites that can be incorporated into activities and/or projects. Although some posts may not be applicable to your content area or grade level, be sure to check back often as I will be varying ideas in order to provide resources across the K-12 curriculum.

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