Author Archives: Monique

Great Biology iBook and Games to Teach Osmosis!

Great Biology iBook and Games to Teach Osmosis!

This year Clayton County Public Schools, in partnership with researchers at UGA, launched a new case study platform and promoted the use of an awesome interactive Biology iBook. I, along with other science teachers got the chance to explore the new iBook and the case study on diffusion during the Clayton County Summer Institute. These

Fernbank Museum of Natural History Educator Evening

Educator Evening at Martinis & IMAX® Friday, September 7 from 5pm-6:30pm Enjoy a special FREE evening just for educators at Martinis & IMAX®!*  Exclusive after-hours access to Museum exhibitions, including the award-winningFernbank NatureQuest. Free IMAX® film Free Martinis & IMAX® cover charge Free drink during a private reception Fernbank’s Field Trip Team invites you to join us for

Digital Authentic Assessment

Kati Searcy has created this wonderful Digital Authentic Assessment LiveBinder. Let us know how you used these with your students. You can access this great resource here.

Get Connected with Discovery Education and TIE!

August is Connected Educator Month! Explore the new look and functionality of Discovery Education for the 2012-2013 school year. Find out all the wonderful ed tech tools that Discovery Education has to offer, and become a member of the DEN! The DEN is the premiere resource for connected educators. Some of my favorites are the

Prepare Students for a Rewarding Career in a STEM Field

Preparing students for the world of work is a daunting challenge. Assisting students in preparing for a career in a STEM field is a challenge made easier with Ask Polaris. Ask Polaris is a website that assists high school students with preparing for a career in aerospace engineering. Information such as appropriate high school course

EdmodoCon 2012

Edmodocon will be held on 8/8/12 from 10:00 A.M. EST to 7:30 P.M. Join other tech-savy educators for an informative virtual conference highlighting innovative uses of Edmodo and other technology tools in the classroom. Register for free here.


Meograph, a new application that uses Google Earth to make digital storytelling easy goes live today. I have previously posted about this application, and today you can sign up for your own free account. Meograph is like Photostory meets Google Earth, and makes adding geographic tags, images, and information from Google Earth to a digital

STEM and Gamiming: Play foldit and Add Knowledge to Scientific Research!

Foldit is a revolutionary new computer game enabling you to contribute to important scientific research. This page describes the science behind Foldit and how your playing can help.  Teach Biology students about the importance of proteins and protein structures in a fun, inquiry-based exploration via this game. A wealth of background information on the