TeacherGoals Podcast Episode 42

Using Technology to Enhance Learning in the Social Studies Classroom with Adam Juarez

We lead with learning, not with tech.

Adam Juarez
Ed Tech Coach & Consultant

Welcome to Episode 42 of the Teacher Goals podcast, where we're about to embark on a tech-tastic adventure in the realm of social studies! Join us as we dive into the world of edtech with Adam Juarez.

Join us as we explore Adam's groundbreaking strategies for injecting creativity into the social studies classroom. From banishing the textbook monotony to jazzing up lessons with Canva, Adam's got all the tricks up his sleeve. We'll uncover his secret weapon, "The Power of the Stop Sign," a game-changer that will revolutionize the way you provide feedback and engage your students. It's time to say goodbye to boring lectures and hello to personalized learning that leaves a lasting impact!

But wait, there's more! Adam will show you how to unleash the true power of Canva, the ultimate creativity tool for educators. Discover how to empower your students as content creators, not just passive consumers, and witness their creativity soar to new heights.

So grab your earbuds and join us for a laughter-filled episode where social studies meets tech wizardry. This one is sure to be a hit with history buffs and gadget gurus alike. Get ready to sprinkle some digital magic into your classroom!

3 TeacherGoal Tips


Tip 1:

Build a culture of student feedback to enhance personalized learning and develop relationships.


Tip 2:
Use technology to break down lessons into small chunks for student comprehension and include comprehension checks.


Tip 3:
Use the "power of the stop sign" to get students to ask for feedback and approval on their work before moving on to the next lesson.

This Episode Features...

Adam Juarez

Adam Juarez is an Educational Technology & Integrated Studies Consultant for Tulare County Office of Education (TCOE). Prior to TCOE, for 17 years, he served the teachers and students of Cutler-Orosi Joint Unified School district as a middle school and high school US and World History Teacher and Technology Integration Coach. 

Beyond the classroom, he coached middle and high school girls’ soccer. Currently, he supports teachers through individualized coaching, demo lessons and professional development. Adam is a Google Certified Trainer and Innovator, CUE Board Member, Leroy Finkel Fellowship Finalist, co-founder of #CVTechTalk, 2020 30 K-12 IT Influencers Worth a Follow (EdTech Magazine), co-author of The Complete EdTech Coach: A Organic Approach to Supporting Digital Learning, and a 2022 ISTE Featured Speaker.

Erica Terry, Host

Erica Terry is a 20-year educator and co-author of the Eva the Diva Girl rhyming picture book series written with her daughter, to empower young girls to build confidence and grow in self-love. She is also the founder of Terryfic Learning Company, where she equips teachers with actionable tools and resources to start a profitable online business and build generational wealth without stress.  

You can find her hanging out on Instagram @ericanterry_

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