This site is a comprehensive resource of digital tools for secondary English Language Arts teachers. I created this site using WordPress for a teaching credential course I took on the use of technology in the classroom.
The following is a WebQuest meant as a follow-up to Brave New World. It asks students create their own version of a utopia - their own ideas of an ideal society. This WebQuest was created using WordPress. I hope you enjoy this online educational journey.
This WebQuest utilizes video media and the flipped classroom model as a way of presenting Shakespeare's Macbeth in a contemporary light. Students are asked to create a storyboard of the play, dramatize a short skit, and create a spoken word piece, song or poem that they will present to the class. The purpose of [...]
This is an educational WebQuest I created on the literary term "paradox." A WebQuest is an exploratory mini-lesson using digital media to support learning. WebQuests are highly visual, fun and organize content in a unique fashion to pique interest and hold engagement. I hope you enjoy my digital adventure.
This site was created using WordPress. It is a sample informational site on the topic of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This site is meant to be a resource guide on ADHD for parents, teachers and students at their particular school. ADHD is the most common learning disability in the US today. [...]
This interactive piece was created using Adobe Animate CC. The outlined figure ("rotoscope") was traced from a video I took of myself performing a pirouette. Each frame of motion was traced separately over the course of 20 frames. It was a great exercise in recreating realistic motion, especially with hair.
I created this WordPress site for an UL Control Panel construction company. ICE's original site was non-responsive and aesthetically outdated. The goal of this redesign was to better serve customers and to offer a mobile accessible site. Additionally, I conducted a complete rebranding of the company, designing a new logo, brochure and other print [...]
Our Nail Lounge is a demo site created for a nail salon using the Wix editor. It focuses heavily on design, typography and layout, rather than on coding skills. In addition to its minimalistic single page layout, this site also incorporates an appointment scheduling and confirmation page. The goal was to create a site that [...]
The San Diego Beach And Bay Half Marathon website is a WordPress site created in collaboration with a group of graphic and web designers. I have contributed in part to every aspect of the site including page layout, creation, design, photograph manipulation and functionality. I have also provided CSS customizations / custom code. [...]
Flashbacks Recycled Clothing has three central locations throughout San Diego County. They buy, sell and trade vintage clothing. Flashbacks has been a staple of San Diego fashion for over 30 years. Their fun, quirky and lively spirit has brought endless joy to the downtown areas of Hillcrest, Encinitas and Carlsbad. I built this website [...]
Operation HOPE-Vista is a non-profit organization that provides shelter to homeless families in North County San Diego. As part of a web development course at MiraCosta College, Mar Dakumos and myself redesigned their static non-responsive website, making it mobile friendly. It is a WordPress site based on the Genesis Framework. The site redesign was [...]
This site was designed for an exercise in Typography on the web. It is based on the Bootstrap framework, but also incorporates custom CSS. Several of the features used in this site are still in beta. Not all browsers support the features to date. This site is mobile-responsive. It currently views best on an [...]