Liberating Genius at CTA Good Teaching Conference North 2017

Thank you for joining me for my Bonus Session at The California Teachers Association Good Teaching Conference North 2017 on Liberating Genius! Click on the picture of the CTA Educator story to … Continue Reading →


Share Test-Taking Tips with Microsoft Sway!

One year when I was teaching a First Grade class and we were nearing the end of our week-long standardized testing, one little student was so stressed out that he … Continue Reading →


Dunbar Geeks Out @ CUE15!

Greetings and welcome to all my new teacher tech friends at #CUE15 here in beautiful Palm Springs, California! I am excited and honored to share some educational technology ideas to … Continue Reading →


Special Education: Finding Technologies to Help Deliver Lessons

Though I am a general education teacher, I am proud to have had students from our SDC classes mainstream into my classroom every year.  And each student – whether general … Continue Reading →


iStopMotion for iPad FREE TODAY only (1/17/2014)!

Looking for a nice little app to spice up your video?  iStopMotion gives your iPad the power to create stop motion as well as time lapse video as well as audio … Continue Reading →


Teacher Geek is Common Core Chic Links from 2014 CTA Good Teaching Conference North

Thank you so much for joining Teacher Geek is Common Core Chic at the 2014 CTA Good Teaching Conference North!  Here are links to the resources we discussed at both … Continue Reading →


Powerful Presentations with Prezi

Our student laptops don’t allow us to save PowerPoint files directly on the laptop.  While we have memory sticks to solve this dilemna, we sometimes use an online presentation site which is not … Continue Reading →


Websites You Can Use Now

Sometimes you just need a little something to inject some excitement into your lessons.  Try these for a quick and easy way to get your students engaged and excited to … Continue Reading →


Teacher Geek was Common Core Chic at CSU Monterey Bay!

We had a great time at CSU Monterey Bay at the Third Annual CSMP Conference this past Saturday, February 9, 2013!  A big thank you to Maria Gutierrez-Stearn of the California … Continue Reading →


Holiday Help in the Classroom

Bring some Holiday realia into the classroom with technology! * The Holiday Time Machine app is $0.99 in the App Store.  It’s like a way-back machine that aggregates Holiday videos … Continue Reading →