#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with 'e's

By 2006 several social networking sites were enjoying surges in popularity, including MySpace, Bebo and of course, Facebook. 2006 was also the year Twitter was launched. Social media is one of the most versatile, and very personal technologies available to teachers.

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. 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. Wikispaces is also the backbone of my global collaborative projects since 2006, with MAD about Mattering as the most recent example.

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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:

Transparency is the New Black

The Daring Librarian

Now, before we start I gotta add that this is by NO MEANS a checklist of 8 social media things you have to do ! No social media guilt from me or my blog dear friend! I''ve blogged about Twitter so often for a reason.

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“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. . Valerie Anglemyer.

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. Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards.

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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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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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.

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. Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards.

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.

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. Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards.

Livestreaming and Podcasting in the Classroom

edWeb.net

What social media do you use regularly for communicating with your students and parents? Many platforms let you promote events via several social media channels, but some are meant for a specific channel. He began working at Freed-Hardeman University (FHU) in January 2006.

An #Edchat Conversation-Howard Rheingold and Critical Thinking

The Web20Classroom

When writing your question please include your first and last name, Twitter name and location. **We His current projects include the Social Media Classroom , The Cooperation Project , Participatory Media Literacy , HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation grantee , and the 21st Century Literacies videos.

Now a Google Certified Educator

EdTechTeam

In January 2006, Nicole started teaching mathematics in the Diploma Program at a private school in Manhattan.

Doing Focused Work in Distracted Times: Cal Newport’s Deep Work

ProfHacker

It’s almost impossible to write a book about productivity without considering the attention disaster that is social media. For example, that academics might well have built strong learning networks on Twitter seems to have escaped him.

Donors Choose YOU - Top 10 Tips to Fund Your Project

EdTechTeam

In 2006 while waiting on a very late bus to pick up my first graders, my principal stopped by my room to tell me about this new website she had heard about from some admin colleagues. I shared projects on every social media platform I could.

Cultivating Cosmopolitanism in a World of Echo Chambers

Educator Innovator

In other words, on social media, we often “flock together” or connect with like-minded individuals and those who are similar to us in other important ways. We forge or solidify friendships on Facebook and follow people on Twitter according to our existing bonds and shared interests. ” On a global scale, our patterns of flocking together mean that social media are typically “nationalist echo chambers,” says Zuckerman.

Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds With @CoolCatTeacher & @JulieLindsay

EdTechSandyK

They first connected in the K12 Online Conference in 2006. Questions from the Audience: How do you deal with social media website age limits for elementary students?

Announcing Amazing Keynote and Distinguished Speakers for the School Leadership Summit

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Findings are based on a National study of building principals using social media as a means to enhance professional learning, organizational change and innovative teaching and learning practices. Eric has emerged as an innovative leader in the use of social media and web 2.0

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. He cited Jon Udell ‘s vision of Wikipedia as a place where knowledge is socially constructed. For more background on containers Jim recommended Marc Levinson’s book The Box (2006).

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. He cited Jon Udell ‘s vision of Wikipedia as a place where knowledge is socially constructed. For more background on containers Jim recommended Marc Levinson’s book The Box (2006).

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

Daily Edventures

For instance in social sciences, we talked about taking care of our indigenous trees. I use blogs and other social media. I worked for two years being temporary until I was appointed permanently in 2006. In my teaching experience I worked from Grade R-12 and taught the Sepedi Home language, English First Additional Language, Mathematics, Lifeskills, Social Sciences, Geography and Life Orientation.

Education Technology and the 'New Economy'

Hack Education

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 school emphasizes teaching over research, hiring and rewarding professors on the basis of their classroom performance, says Maria Klawe, Harvey Mudd’s president since 2006. “Will this new ‘socially assistive robot’ from MIT Media Lab (or its progeny) replace teachers?”