Talking Edtech on the Talking Social Studies Podcast

I am honored to share that I am the Talking Social Studies podcast’s first guest in 2019! I spoke with two of the show’s hosts, Amy Presley and Chris Hitchcock. We spoke at length about Google’s non-core apps such as Expeditions, Earth, My Maps, and Tour Creator for geography and Autodraw, Chrome Canvas, Jamboard, and Keep for drawing.

Questions about our conversation? Please comment below or tweet me @TomEMullaney. Thanks for listening!

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Ask These Questions About Time to Evaluate Classroom Technology Integration

Devices in classrooms can empower students if used effectively. But how do teachers know if they are integrating technology effectively? In my BAMRadio Network EdWords blog post, Ask These Questions About Time to Evaluate Classroom Technology Integration, I suggest six questions teachers can ask about time and technology integration in their classrooms. Please share your thoughts these questions and technology integration in the comments below or tweet me at @TomEMullaney. Thanks for reading.

 

  

Let Them Play: Approaches to Technology Integration and PD That Empower Teachers

Educational technology can open doors for students. Effective and empowering professional development empowers students to give students the keys to those doors.  I argue for letting teachers play and other empowering approaches to edtech and PD in my BAMRadio Network EdWords blog post, Let Them Play: Approaches to Technology Integration and PD That Empower Teachers. Please share your thoughts technology integration and PD in the comments below or tweet me at @TomEMullaney. Thanks for reading.

The image I used for this post is from the United States Air Force Medical Service.

How Does Curriculum Fit with Personalization, Technology, and Empowerment? And a Few More Questions.

Educational technology opens doors for students. They are no longer reliant on textbooks and other school-provided materials to learn. This has me thinking a lot about curriculum and personalization. How does curriculum fit with personalization, technology, and empowerment? I ask this and a lot more questions in my BAMRadio Network EdWords blog post, How Does Curriculum Fit with Personalization, Technology, and Empowerment? And a Few More Questions. Please share your thoughts on curriculum and student empowerment in the comments below or tweet me at @TomEMullaney. Thanks for reading.

Social Studies and EdTech? I Co-Wrote the E-Book!

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I am honored to announce my Imagine Easy blog posts about Social Studies and educational technology have been combined with work from Matthew Farber to form an e-book, A Technology Toolkit for Social Studies Teachers. This e-book can be downloaded for free. I hope it will be useful for your practice. Please comment below or tweet me at @edtechtom if you would discuss or share feedback. Thank you for reading.

4 EdTech Tips and Tools to Revamp Multiple Choice Assessments

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Check out my latest post on the Imagine Easy blog where I write about using educational technology to improve multiple choice testing for students. Please enjoy 4 EdTech Tips and Tools to Revamp Multiple Choice Assessments. If you want to discuss these tools, please comment below or tweet me at @edtechtom.