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How EdTech Connects to Climate Change Education with Dr. Jennifer Williams – Easy EdTech Podcast 145

January 11, 2022

In this episode, author and educational leader Dr. Jennifer Williams joins to discuss the role education technology plays in climate change education. You’ll also hear connections to cross-curricular activities, social-emotional learning, media literacy, and more.

This week’s episode is titled: How EdTech Connects to Climate Change Education With Dr. Jennifer Williams. I am so excited to have Jen join today to unpack this idea of climate change education and explain the role education technology plays. As you’ll hear in the episode, there are lots of connections to cross-curricular activities, social-emotional learning, media literacy, and more. Jen and I first connected on Twitter, have spent lots of time chatting about EdTech at conferences, and I can’t wait for you to learn about her work!

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Tips for Climate Change Education

  • First, think of yourself as a co-learner.
  • Next, examine cross-curricular connections.
  • Then, strengthen media literacy skills.
  • Finally, explore the Goals Project.

Sponsored by Swank K12 Streaming

This episode is sponsored by Swank K-12 Streaming. Swank K-12 Streaming offers exclusive access to a streaming library of over 30,000 movies, documentaries and foreign language films. If you’re not familiar with Swank, they partner with the largest movie studios in the world to provide films like 12 Angry Men, The Great Gatsby, Inside Out and An Inconvenient Truth for teachers to incorporate into their lessons. Swank K-12 Streaming makes it easy for teachers to show movies in the classroom or assign out to students without the challenge of managing DVD players or blocked personal streaming accounts in the classroom. Visit to browse movie collections or email for ideas on teaching with movies.

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Dr. Monica Burns is a former classroom teacher, Author, Speaker, and Curriculum & EdTech Consultant. Visit her site for more ideas on how to become a tech-savvy teacher.

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