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A little bit about me...

Hi, I’m Meira. I am a Google Certified EducatorTech Integrator & Digital Literacy Coach, Digital Arts Teacher, and Creative living and working in Bulgaria.


"I have a Bachelor in Fine Arts from Alfred University and a Masters degree in Educational Technology from Teachers College, Columbia University."


I originally hail from NYC, USA.  I am a Tech Integrator & Digital Literacy Coach, Digital Arts Teacher, and Creative living and working in Bulgaria. I am passionate about creativity & creating, education, art, technology, and making my life more efficient and easier through technology. I am a strong proponent of utilizing social media in the classroom, visible thinking practices, and supporting life-long learning.

Christa McAuliffe (Astronaut)

"I have touched the future: I teach"


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Website & Development

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Ed Tech in the City

About My Blog

Read through my posts for tech tips, tricks, tutorials, & reviews, as well as ed tech & education writings. Check out my Tumblr & Medium blog accounts.

November 6, 2015

Tech for the Foreign Language Classroom

I think the foreign language classroom is one of the most natural extensions for tech integration. Tech can provide some great resources and ways for your students to create authentic artifacts, it’s as easy as pressing record on the iPad for students to capture their language skills. Video & Audio Students can record skits, conversations, […]

May 30, 2015

My Message to the Graduating Class

Yesterday, about a year after I had my own graduation from grad school, I participated in my first official graduation ceremony as an educator. As I sat in the audience, one of my many thoughts, besides thinking how much longer would I have to sit here after a long day and long week of work, […]

May 23, 2015

Why We Must ALL Become Autodidacts

According to Mirriam-Webster dictionary, an autodidact is a self-taught person. Now, you might ask yourself why an educator and a person with a bachelors and masters degree, obviously someone who embraced the traditional educational route and works within it, would be saying such a thing. This is because the most valuable skills in my skillset […]

May 12, 2015

Taking control of your To Do list with a modified version of the ‘Eisenhower Box’

I recently read an article in the Huff Post called “How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the ‘Eisenhower Box’” and as an avid lover of all this productivity orientated, my interest was peaked. Well the general gist of this article that Eisenhower, the 34th present of the US, was an incredibly […]

April 13, 2015

Getting the Most out of Google – Google Extensions & Apps

Chrome is Google’s web browser and you can use it to browse on your computer, tablet, or mobile device. You can sign in to your Google account to sync Chrome bookmarks, browsing history, extensions, and settings to your devices. It is currently the most popular web browser globally and if you use Google for Education, […]

April 7, 2015

Here are a few of my favorite things (apps)

As I sit here in a coffee shop in a small town in Poland, I ponder what to write for my (somewhat) weekly blog post. Well, firstly I asked myself, why do I blog? And to answer my own question, I would say, blogging is a great way to organize and sythesize information. Countless studies […]

March 18, 2015

Sketchnoting & Making it Visual

Visual Note Taking – What is Sketchnoting? Sketchnotes are rich visual notes created from a mix of handwriting, drawings, hand-drawn typography, shapes, and visual elements like arrows, boxes, and lines. A great video that introduces the idea of Sketchnoting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gY9KdRfNN9w Why use Sketchnoting? Sketchnoting can help you process information. Sketchnoting engages the whole mind and […]

March 4, 2015

Map it to me! Exploring Google My Maps

Have you heard of Google My Maps? I wouldn’t be surprised if you haven’t, and no, I don’t mean the map you go to when you need directions, but the Google tool for building custom maps, routes, etc. As a Google enthusiast and a Tech Integrator at a Google school (and at this point is […]

Educational Technology

Tech Integration

What is a Tech Integrator?

Tech Integrator, what is that? Well at every school I have worked / visited / observed this job (the job of which is often called slightly different things), is always defined in a diversity of manners. But let me define a Tech Integrator, which is half my current position, as such: a person who works with teachers to facilitate the synthesis of technology into all areas of the educational process which includes technology’s role in the overall network of the educational process from teacher’s learning network, student and teacher’s digital workflow, student’s use of technology, technology within the lesson/curriculum, and successful usage of technology.

So, basically I view technology’s role within a school in three areas, not always mutually exclusive:

Teacher’s use of tech to create materials, manage classroom & class work

Technology used to present information within class

Students’ use of technology to create and learn

Ed Tech + Visible Thinking

I am a strong proponent of using Technology to support the practice of making student’s thinking visible. One great tool to use is Explain Everything, an easy to use interactive whiteboard that is available on various devices including the iPad.


Graphic Design & Digital Illustration


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