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Tech-Friendly Tasks for the K-8 Social Studies Classroom

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Technology provides a lot of great possibilities for delivering your Social Studies lessons in ways that can engage and motivate students. Whether you are already using technology in your Social Studies classroom, or want to get started using it, join Monica Burns as she shares a handful of tech-friendly tasks that can be tailored to your curriculum. These activities will turn your students into content creators, which will excite your students and facilitate a better understanding of the concepts being covered. Monica will also cover ways to use tech-friendly tasks to gather formative assessment data and track student learning.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Social Studies
Last aired on: Thursday, May 7, 2015 @ 3:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Assessment & Review , Tools for Student Projects
Tags: formative assessment, social studies, technology integration

Reviews (17)

Basic Member
Great tips for using technological resources to engage and motivate students.
Full Member
awesome specific apps and ideas to take learning goals and make a match! Excited!
Basic Member
I love the amazing ideas that you shared along with the tools to do so. Perfect way to model task before apps!
Full Member
Very informative.
Full Member
Thanks for the ideas!
Full Member
Great Job - I like the task first approach.
Basic Member
Lots of good ideas and apps for social studies!
Basic Member
So many great ways to utilize technology in my social studies lessons!
Basic Member
Great wealth. I look forward to sharing this link.
Basic Member
This was a great webinar. I have so many more options for my students now. I am looking forward to using them in my special ed classroom
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