In my latest BamRadioNetwork EdWords blog post, I ask questions about the discomfort many educators have with fidget spinners. Please comment below or Tweet me @TomEMullaney if you would like to discuss. Thank you for reading. Bonus! (6/11/17): Here is my fidget spinner product review! They really are fun to play with. Advertisements
In my latest BamRadioNetwork EdWords blog post, I argue that teachers need to blog and provide some suggestions for getting started and setting sustainable publishing goals. I also discuss what teachers should and should not blog about. Please comment below or Tweet me @TomEMullaney if you would like to discuss. Thank you for reading.
YouTube is a vital tool all teachers should employ to engage learners. Teachers can use tools such as EdPuzzle and TED-Ed to build on the YouTube learning experience. Teachers can now use YouTube to share 360° videos – giving students a tactile, kinesthetic experience that allows for movement (see below) when watching videos. Take advantage of… Read More 360° Video – The New Frontier in Learner Engagement
One of my very favorite Portlandia sketches is She’s Making Jewelry Now. The song is about the struggle to find career fulfillment. I identify with this song so strongly because I while I have found fulfillment in my teaching career, it was a struggle to do so. That’s why I have started the Sustainable Teaching podcast.… Read More He’s Making Podcasts Now
My latest BamRadioNetwork EdWords blog post is Make Vocabulary Fun with Digital Breakouts – my strategy for using Quizlet, Google Forms, and Google Sites to rejuvenate vocabulary review. Thank you for reading and considering it. Please comment below or tweet me at @TomEMullaney if you would like to discuss further.
Google Expeditions is a great app for engaging students and broadening their horizons. I led my colleagues on a Google Expedition at the NCTIES 2016 conference: Leading my colleagues on a #GoogleExpedition last week. @k_shelton #gafesummit MD @edtechteam pic.twitter.com/djjZN0Tk4f — Tom Mullaney (@TomEMullaney) March 6, 2016 The app is marketed in conjunction with Google Cardboard and… Read More Have iPads? Use Them For Google Expeditions!
I sat in an eighth-grade math teacher’s classroom, working on problems she shared with her students using Mathspace. I do not usually enjoy multi-step math problems but found myself delighted and completely engaged. Reflecting on it later, I realized a significant part of the experience was Mathspace’s sleek, modern design. I like Google Classroom more than… Read More Why This Teacher Loves Canva
My latest BamRadioNetwork EdWords blog post is Please Share This Post with Administrators Who Block YouTube – my argument that school districts need to unblock YouTube for students. Thank you for reading and considering it. Please comment below or tweet me at @TomEMullaney if you would like to discuss further.
I recently had the pleasure of talking to Corey Engstrom about digital breakouts for his site, Teacher Tech Trials. Corey has some really useful and interesting interviews on his site. Please listen below and check out his post with many links to help you get started making your own digital breakouts.
My latest BamRadioNetwork EdWords blog post is about using the new Google Sites as a tool for blended learning. Thank you for reading. If you have any questions, please comment below or tweet me @TomEMullaney.