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#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with 'e's

Previous posts in this series tracked the development of educational technology over 40 years. I first started working in the field of educational technology in January 1976, at a time when technology was used more for teaching than it was for learning.

A Simple Guide to Podcasting in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

How to improve learning and listening in the classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Teachers want their students to create, but don’t want to fight with clunky technology. News & Trends Social Media Teaching Tools

How to Keep Kids Safe

The CoolCatTeacher

(and prevent problems online) From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. If you’ve ever taught kids who have their own smartphones, you know how quickly social media problems can escalate at school.

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36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

and a Link to a Free Resource with More Tips From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. She also has a Technology Jump Start Course with 8 modules to help get you comfortable with technology in the classroom.)

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Making connections

Learning with 'e's

One major phenomenon of the last decade has undoubtedly been the global and exponential rise of social media. Seeded at the turn of the century, the social web phase of Internet development promoted connections, participation, networked sociality.

What Educators Need to Know Right Now About Digital Citizenship

The CoolCatTeacher

Anne Collier on Episode 456 and 457 of the 10-Minute Teacher Anne Collier, Founder and Executive Director of The Net Safety Collaborative and SocialMediaHelpline.com , shares what we need to know about social media in this two-part series.

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Essentially, the Web has become more social. 2006) Introducing Web 2.0:

Education Technology and the 'New Economy'

Hack Education

One of education technologies’s greatest luminaries passed away this year. It’s all of our loss, really, as too many in education technology happily reduce the potential of computer programming as an epistemological endeavor to a market for new products. My work as a thinker and writer about tech and ed-tech – and one explicitly committed to social justice – has been profoundly affected by Seymour. The number of technology startups fizzled.

“My students have always seen the problems in the world, but now we are concentrating on looking beyond the problem to the solution.” – Valerie Anglemyer, USA 

Daily Edventures

Last year, Anglemyer and her co-teacher, Steve Bowser, created an inquiry-based pilot class titled Humanities — a combination of Social Studies and Language Arts — with a concentration on connecting the two subject areas. . Favorite Microsoft product, tool, technology: OneNote.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

In October 2006, thirteen-year-old Megan Meier hung herself in her bedroom closet after suffering months of cyberbullying. Wikipedia defines “cyberbullying” as: the use of information technology to repeatedly harm or harass other people in a deliberate manner.

The Challenge of Teaching News Literacy

Edsurge

Today on the podcast we’re talking about news literacy, and the challenge of teaching students to navigate the relentless flow of information they get through social media and websites and YouTube and. You have a ground-level view of students and how they consume media.

10Q: Helen Keegan

Learning with 'e's

In the primary (elementary) and secondary (high) school sectors some can be conspicuous, because through various Teachmeets around the world, and also online during Twitter #edchats, they make their work known to the wider community. What does social media mean to you?

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Stopping at nothing to ensure students learn with technology – Mokhudu Machaba, South Africa

Daily Edventures

So Machaba turned to technology for a solution. “We For instance in social sciences, we talked about taking care of our indigenous trees. We processed the juice as part of technology learning. An important side note: Machaba’s “technology” that she used for this school project? As with so many schools throughout the developing world, technology resources and connectivity are rare for Machaba and her students. I use blogs and other social media.

2017 Teachers Pay Teachers’ July Conference — Overview

Ask a Tech Teacher

Since its start in 2006 by a former teacher, it’s grown to over 3.4 Seminars I attended included: using social media to spread the word. Add a weekly image post to Instagram, FB, Twitter that might be posters, tech tips, or projects.

MAD about Mattering: A New Global Collaborative App Project #steam

The CoolCatTeacher

The Next Step in Global Collaboration From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. You can also follow the movement on social media with the hashtag #appsthatmatter. Media Contact: Kathryn Brannen.

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9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

In October 2006, thirteen-year-old Megan Meier hung herself in her bedroom closet after suffering months of cyberbullying. Wikipedia defines “cyberbullying” as: the use of information technology to repeatedly harm or harass other people in a deliberate manner.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

In October 2006, thirteen-year-old Megan Meier hung herself in her bedroom closet after suffering months of cyberbullying. Wikipedia defines “cyberbullying” as: the use of information technology to repeatedly harm or harass other people in a deliberate manner.

Livestreaming and Podcasting in the Classroom

edWeb.net

In addition to discussing how to choose between the streaming platforms, he talked about uses for the technology and how to handle privacy concerns. Moreover, he’s also seen many educators use the technology for professional development. You can follow Dr. Tatom on Twitter @drmmtatom.

Now a Google Certified Educator

EdTechTeam

After seeing droves of people flock the EdTechTeam booth at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference, I finally decided to look into what might be getting so many people excited!

Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds With @CoolCatTeacher & @JulieLindsay

EdTechSandyK

They first connected in the K12 Online Conference in 2006. Also, there is no excuse to not reach every child with today''s technology. It is important for teachers to look at their own practice and how technology affects their every day lives personally and professionally.

Announcing Amazing Keynote and Distinguished Speakers for the School Leadership Summit

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

His works focus on the implications of globalization and technology on education. He is a recipient of the Early Career Award from the American Educational Research Association and was named one of the 2012 10 most influential people in educational technology by the Tech & Learn Magazine.

Future Trends Forum #8, with Jim Groom: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

Twitter activity during the hour was also very energetic, so I Storified it. Jim described it as a way to think through technology in order to empower the educational community beyond tech skills and training. Users had to learn a galaxy of technologies (DNS, FTP, etc).

Future Trends Forum #8, with Jim Groom: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

Twitter activity during the hour was also very energetic, so I Storified it. Jim described it as a way to think through technology in order to empower the educational community beyond tech skills and training. Users had to learn a galaxy of technologies (DNS, FTP, etc).