Posts By Monique

About Monique

I am a science and special education teacher at Flint River High School in Clayton County, GA. I teach biology, physical science, and chemistry. I hold several degrees (B.A Sociology, J.D., M.S. in Education in Cognitive Science and Instructional Leadership (BrainSMART teaching and learning), M.S in Education – Education Media Design and Technology from Full Sail University, and enjoy teaching, instructional technology, and learning.

  1. Virtual Museum Exhibits with Discovery Streaming, Qwiki, Wikimedia, and Glogster


                                                                                                                             View Canada Glog When my daughter was tasked with creating a virtual museum exhibit about Canada, I immediately seized upon the opportunity to introduce her to GlogsterEDU, her Discovery Student account, Qwiki, and Wikimedia commons. She completed her virtual museum exhibit organizer on Canada using pictures of landforms and an interactive population map from […]

  2. Fun Tech Tools For the History Classroom

    There are several great Web 2.0 tools that I just have to share with history teachers.   I have used for several years, and have created blog posts about this resource before. These tools have many great features to enhance learning in all subjects. Some of my favorite tools are the flash game generators, […]

  3. Great Cybersafety Presentation at Tech or Treat!

    Georgia Cybersafety Initiative

    We had a wonderful time at Tech or Treat today! One of the highlights was an informative GBI presentation on the The Georgia Cybersafety Initiative. For more information on this program, and to view the training webinar Cybersafety in the Age of Cyberbullying, visit the link from GPB below. The Georgia Cybersafety Initiative: Here […]

  4. Using DE content and PhotoPeach to Create Visual Assessments

    PhotoPeach quiz

    PhotoPeach and DEN content work great together when creating engaging visual quizzes to review content with students. I created this quick quiz that was used as a warm up for my biology class to review plant tropisms. I used pictures from the writing prompts that accompany the Life video segment on plant tropisms, as […]

  5. Join the Georgia DEN LC at GPB for Tech or Treat!

    tech or treat 2011

    When: Saturday October 22, 2011 Who: Educators like you…bring a colleague! Where: Georgia Public Broadcasting 260 14th St NW Atlanta, GA 30318 When: 8:30am – 2:30pm Registration: Join fellow GPB Educators and your Georgia Leadership Council as we learn all about the latest updates to GPB Education and Discovery Education. We’ll also host local […]

  6. Games and Interactives in the STEM Classroom (Part 1)

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    Toss out those old worksheets and engage your students in exploring STEM content with games and interactives! I will feature several games and interactive simulations that help bring science concepts to life for students in a series of blog posts on games and simulations for the STEM classroom. Use the featured sites in your classroom, […]

  7. Spotlight on the Georgia DEN LC: Patrice Weaver


     Patrice Weaver Operations Manager and DEN STAR Education Services Division Georgia Public Broadcasting Patrice Weaver is the Operations Manager of the Education Services Division of Georgia Public Broadcasting.  Prior to being appointed Operations Manager she served as Senior Project Manager and Executive Producer for a variety of video projects.  She has won two TELLY awards […]

  8. Spotlight on the GA DEN LC: Monique Liles


    GA DEN LC Blog Chair – Monique Liles Monique has been with the DEN for four years, and has 6 years of teaching experience. She is a special education teacher, and works with students with emotional behavior disorders. She is an advocate for bringing youth from at-risk to at-promise status, and is the State Coordinator […]

  9. Stone Mountain Park Appreciates Teachers!

    Stone Mountain Park is showing appreciation for teachers by offering active certified teachers and principals free adult Adventure Passes the week of June 12-17th. Teachers can purchase up to six additional Adventure Passes for $20.00 each. While visiting the park investigate the great standards aligned field trip options for the 2011-2012 school year. Visit the […]

  10. School’s Out for Summer!

    School’s out for summer and it’s time to prepare for next year! Check out some of these web 2.0 planning and collaboration tools and make next year’s lesson planning and administrative tasks a breeze! Zoho: Check out the great, FREE, collaboration tools at Zoho has a host of free tools to make collaborating with […]

  11. Georgia Supreme Court Says Charter School Law Unconstitutional

    On Monday, May 16,2011, in a 4-3 ruling the Georgia Supreme Court overturned the Georgia Charter Schools Commission Act. This controversial act allowed the commission to create and fund charter schools over the objections of local school boards. The local school boards are given exclusive control of K-12 education and schools by the state constitution. […]

  12. It’s Geocaching Time!

    The History Trail GeoChallenge kicks off May 14! Georgia’s new geocaching game highlights 14 state historic sites and challenges kids and families to learn more about Georgia history. To learn more about this event visit: More information on geocaching can be found at these sites:

  13. Spring Virtual Conference

    Thanks to everyone who joined the GA DEN at the Tellus Museum for the Spring Virtual Conference! Everyone had a great time and learned a lot. There were hands-on activities to complement the virtual sessions. For those who were unable to attend, follow this link to the archive of some great sessions!

  14. Join us in Georgia for Spring VirtCon 2011 at the Tellus Museum!

    Register for this in person event in Georgia here: *Virtual Sessions (All times are eastern) 9 AM Time, Differentiation and Online Publishing: Dr. Lodge McCammon Dr. Lodge will discuss practical strategies that can be implemented to increase valuable classroom time while meeting the needs of diverse learners. He will show samples of how low-barrier […]

  15. Get Creative with Tech4Learning!

    Tech4Learning has great creative tools for 21st century learners! Enable your students to create interactive presentations, PDF and Flash® files, and web sites with Share. Share lets students combine text, graphics, original illustrations, animations, movies, and interactivity to demonstrate understanding and mastery. Engage your students with Pixie, award winning, educational software elementary students can use to […]