George Lucas Educational Foundation

Diane Darrow

Artist and Educator

Diane Darrow constantly entertaining innovative ways mobile devices such as the iPad can improve instruction in our schools. Her teaching training is in Early Childhood (Montessori), and Reading Recovery. Diane also studied gifted education in the University of Connecticut's masters program. She recently received an Online Teaching Certificate through CUE's Leading Edge Certification program. In her spare time she contributes Web reviews for TeachersFirst.com. In 2011, she joined the tribe of Apple Distinguished Educators.

Diane lives in a household of creative souls. Her first passion was for painting and drawing. She earned a BFA at Indiana University and then an MFA at the Univ. of Delaware. She is the mother of two teenage sons. The oldest loves to skateboard, and create films. The youngest enjoys spending hours composing songs on his computer. Everyone in her family enjoys creating and sharing their work with the world.

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  • Creativity

    Creativity on the Run: Apps That Support the Creative Process

    Flashes of creative thought can be difficult for students to capture, so we rounded up a few apps that can help.
  • Apps

    Creativity on the Run: 18 Apps that Support the Creative Process

    We do not need to teach creativity, but rather inspire its daily practice. Somewhere along the way, we simply forgot to honor this innate gift and how to access its power. Our role as educators is to encourage learning experiences that increase the ability to recognize and listen to our inner voice.
  • Apps

    K-5 iPad Apps for Creating (Bloom's Revised Taxonomy, Part 6)

    An elementary library media specialist reviews apps along the revised Bloom's taxonomy. Apps for evaluating Evaluation are reviewed in this fourth post of a six-part series.
  • Apps

    K-5 iPad Apps for Remembering (Bloom's Revised Taxonomy, Part 1)

    An elementary library media specialist reviews apps along the revised Bloom's taxonomy. Apps for Remembering are covered in this first post of a six-part series. (Updated 10/2013)
  • Technology Integration

    K-5 iPad Apps for Understanding (Bloom's Revised Taxonomy, Part 2)

    An elementary library media specialist reviews apps along the revised Bloom's taxonomy. Apps for Understanding are reviewed in this second post of a six-part series.
  • Apps

    K-5 iPad Apps for Evaluating (Bloom's Revised Taxonomy, Part 5)

    An elementary library media specialist reviews apps along the revised Bloom's taxonomy. Apps for evaluating Evaluation are reviewed in this fifth post of a six-part series.
  • Apps

    K-5 iPad Apps for Applying (Bloom's Revised Taxonomy, Part 3)

    An elementary library media specialist reviews apps along the revised Bloom's taxonomy. Apps for Applying are reviewed in this third post of a six-part series.
  • Apps

    K-5 iPad Apps for Analyzing (Bloom's Revised Taxonomy, Part 4)

    An elementary library media specialist reviews apps along the revised Bloom's taxonomy. Apps for Analyzing are reviewed in this fourth post of a six-part series.