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Leticia Barr

Leticia Barr uses everything she learned from teaching children, providing professional development to teachers and principals, and serving as a technology magnet coordinator in her current roles as professional blogger, social media strategist, and freelance writer.

Leticia founded her award-winning Tech Savvy Mama site based on personal and professional experience. She combines her knowledge of child development, psychology, education, technology, and parenting to provide useful advice for families about the technology tools that have become a part of their lives. Leticia educates families about online and mobile safety topics. She has her finger on the pulse of hot new apps and social media tools. Leticia also enjoys sharing technology trends not only on her site but also through her Tech Savvy Parents column on and is often invited to share her perspective on technology and parenting at national education, technology, and social media conferences.

Leticia enjoys the distinction of having been Parents Magazine’s Editors’ Pick for Best Tech Blog. She has been named to Babble’s Top 100 Mom Blogs, 50 Top Twitter Moms by Babble, Circle of Moms Top 25 Tech Moms two years in a row, and among’s Top 12 Technology & Parenting Experts to Follow on Twitter.

Leticia lives in the DC Metro area with her two children, husband, and their overly enthusiastic Yellow Labrador and prefers to unplug in favor of family time.

For more information about Leticia, please visit or tweet her @TechSavvyMama.


by Leticia Barr
Letting kids get dirty is actually good for their health in many ways.
by Leticia Barr
Virtual field trips done in the classroom or at home can provide an in-depth look at various presidents and their contributions to our country's history.
by Leticia Barr
The abundant apps available for toddlers and preschoolers provide a wealth of hands-on learning through interactive activities.
by Leticia Barr
Help ease your child’s teacher's burden of providing a stocked classroom with these easy tips.
by Leticia Barr
Packing for upcoming trips can be stressful but take some time to work together to ensure that everyone’s digital devices are travel ready.
by Leticia Barr
Empower your children to feel confident in their spelling abilities.
by Leticia Barr
In the past two years the selection of eReaders has increased and the selection of titles is greater than ever. Here are some sources for engaging eBooks.
by Leticia Barr
If you’re intimidated by science, technology, engineering, and math, here are three activities to encourage your daughter to learn about these subjects.

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