7 Tips for Google Earth in the Classroom

Remember when Google Earth was a slow desktop program? Thank goodness it is now has a sleeker web version (earth.google.com/web) that is perfect for teaching geography. This is especially true for students using touchscreen Chromebooks. Additionally, the iTunes Store Google Earth app is great on iPads. Here are 7 tips for getting the most out of… Read More 7 Tips for Google Earth in the Classroom

Have iPads? Use Them For Google Expeditions!

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!

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

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

Use This Website to Have Your Students Read Like Historians

Do you want your students to read primary source documents, engage in close reading activities, debate and cite evidence to support arguments? If so, you have to use The Stanford History Education Group’s Reading Like a Historian website. I have to thank my colleague Mr. Washam for showing it to me. Take a tour of… Read More Use This Website to Have Your Students Read Like Historians