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Make a Visual Statement with


If you’re a regular visitor to my blog, you have probably noticed that I often share tools and resources that can help teachers spark student interest in writing. And that’s because I am a huge proponent of teaching visual literacy skills. Considering the mass media society we are immersed in, I feel it’s imperative that […]

The How to Find Openly Licensed Educational Resources Infographic


If you need some equitable access to education for all learners, then this edu-good info is actually for you! It focuses on some tech-knowledge-y that all educators who create multimedia projects and/or who conduct research with their students could surely use. So here it is: When you need the answers to life’s burning questions or […]

Tech It Up Tuesday: The How to Find Openly Licensed Educational Resources Infographic


Time for the next tech-isode in the “Tech It Up Tuesday” series in which I will share an edtech tool, app, site or other resource that can be utilized in the classroom setting. This week’s edu-goodness actually focuses on some tech-knowledge-y that all educators who create multimedia projects and/or who conduct research with their students […]

Create Captivating Image Effects with PhotoFunia


Looking for a way to add some coolness and originality to digital pictures? Then PhotoFunia, a fun and free online photo editing tool, is the ideal resource for you—and your students! Whether you want to see your portrait on the cover of a magazine, the billboards of Times Square or on the walls of the […]

The Technically Speaking Infographic


As 2015 begins, it’s out with the old and in with the new—goals, ways of doing things and efforts to make dreams become a reality. Well, apparently, that old adage also holds true for tech-related terms, particularly those based on the latest trends and changes on the technology scene. So, what’s retro? What terms indicate you […]

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 […]

Magazine Mania with Big Huge Labs


Looking for a way to provide your students with an opportunity to demonstrate creative expression in the learning process? Then check out the Magazine Cover generator located within the suite of utilities available via Big Huge Labs, a Web 2.0 mashup tool that combines images, media and information from multiple sources into a new creation. […]

Education in the 21st Century Infographic


Check out the infographic below for an interesting look at some data related to the perceived crisis on the educational scene as well as the latest trends—technology game changers such as the use of Web 2.0 tools, social media and blended learning movements—that could potentially resolve some of the issues. Of course, this Geeky Girl […]

Join the Movement: ThingLink Interactive Image Slams


Hey, edtech peops! Don’t miss your chance to learn how to leverage the power of ThingLink EDU in your classroom by participating in the upcoming ThingLink Interactive Images Slams. This series of webinars aims to provide educators with an opportunity to share, highlight and discuss ThingLink interactive images or video they have created and used with students of […]

Thunder, Lightning & App-oholics


So totally unforgettable summer storms, power outages and digital addictions? Say what? Um, yeah, that’s what I experienced a few weeks ago when I had the awesome app-ortunity to co-facilitate an iPads in Education 2 course with edtech rock stars Jim Gates and Theresa Bartholomew in Lewisburg, PA. Throughout this four-day app-venture, 50+ teachers learned […]

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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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