A few months ago, as I researched for a Chromebook purchase, I stumbled upon Mark from Promevo and his YouTube channel. Not only were his reviews super helpful (including education model Chromebooks), his joy and passion for Chrome are infectious. Mark knows I’m a total mark (no pun intended) for the Google Jamboard mobile app. So I… Read More I Played with the Google Jamboard App on One of My Favorite YouTube Channels
I am a proponent of utilizing iPads and Play Store enabled Chromebooks to lead students on Google Expeditions for free. As such, I was honored to see a tweet by my former employer, Gravelly Hill Middle School, featured on the January 9 Google Expeditions Teacher Tip: Here is the tweet referenced in the tip: Our… Read More Google Expeditions for Martin Luther King Day
As touchscreen Chromebooks with Google Play Store access become more common in education, Android apps will be a big part of making devices game-changers for the classroom. We are not there yet, but the future has great potential. I have blogged about five Android apps I like for education. Here are five more good ones.… Read More Five More Educational Android Apps for Chromebooks
Back-to-school time always reminds me of my first days teaching history. I used the curriculum from my textbook and supplemented it here-and-there. It did not make for engaging instruction. Textbooks are static, dated, and give learners one perspective. I constantly searched for supplemental content in addition to making some of my own. Over time, I… Read More The Social Studies Digital Content List
Update (11/5/2017): I have published Five More Educational Android Apps for Chromebooks. When Google announced Android apps were coming to Chromebooks, I was not enthused. Chromebooks are great for learners and teachers because of the Chrome OS’s simplicity and lightning-fast boot-up. I was defensive about Chromebooks and not excited about change. My love of Chromebooks for education… Read More Five Educational Android Apps for Chromebooks
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.
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.
I am excited to share my Ted-Ed lesson about the French Revolution. Use it to engage your students. Questions or comments? Please comment below or tweet me @TomEMullaney.