8 Ways for Teachers (and Parents) to Use Twitter

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Unless you’ve been living in a box at the bottom of the ocean since 2006, you should know about Twitter, the social network that lets users read and send “tweets” no more than 140 characters long. To help, here are eight ways to get to know Twitter better.

How to Get Motivated This Monday Morning

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She was nationally board certified in 2002 and in 2006 was Mauldin High School’s Teacher of the Year and a Greenville County School District Teacher of the Year Top 10 Finalist. Blog: [link] Twitter: @ looneyhiker Book: The Successful Teacher’s Handbook.

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How to Design the Classroom for Effective Education with Michael Cohen

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Michael Cohen aka the Tech Rabbi on episode 448 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Michael Cohen, aka the Tech Rabbi, and author of Education by Design talks about classroom design.

How to Teach Bravery

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Michelle Cottrell-Williams on episode 603 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Bravery, vulnerability, acceptance of others, acceptance of yourself — these can be difficult things to teach.

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What Educators Need to Know Right Now About Digital Citizenship

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Having co-authored the US’s first parents’ guide to teen social networking, published in 2006, she has also contributed to a number of books and publications, most recently Bullying: Perspectives, Practice and Insights (Council of Europe, 2017).

How to Use Alexa Devices in the Classroom

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Friedlander talks about Amazon Alexa on Episode 447 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Dr. Brian S. You can find him on his blog at assistivetek.blogspot.com and on Twitter and Instagram at assistivetek. Brian S.

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Understanding The Deep Fake: A Troubling Trend

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Wesley Fryer on episode 572 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Deep fake videos are now possible. Wesley has served as an organizer for the annual K-12 Online Conference since it began in 2006.

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Sharing is Caring – Reflections of a Connected PE Teacher

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Blog Post – Sharing is Caring By Guest Blogger Victor Kass When I broke into the teaching ranks in 2006, I never imagined how important sharing is within our profession. Blog Entries TwitterAs a newbie, I figured I would be constructing most of my lessons and assessments from scratch and, as a result, the first few years would […].

Empatico: A Breakthrough Way to Promote Empathy (And It’s Free)

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From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Empatico is a free platform, targeted to students aged 7-11, that helps classrooms connect in powerful ways.

How Vulnerability Can Make Your Classroom a Safer Place

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A conversation with Michelle Cotrell-Williams on episode #46 of the 10-minute Teacher Show From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

How to Embrace an Open Culture in Your Classroom

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Learning and Sharing Can Spread from Teacher to Teacher with George Couros From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

How to Create Meaningful Learning Experiences

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The 8th Innovator's Mindset with George Couros From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Students often look at the teacher and ask, “why is this important?” ” Students wonder what a subject means!

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Reconnecting Your Students to the Lessons of Nature

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Every Classroom Matters episode 209 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. According to a 2015 Outdoor Recreation report (linked in resources) , outdoor recreation is at its lowest levels since the report began in 2006.

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A Simple Guide to Podcasting in the Classroom

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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. Listening skills and learning can be improved with podcasting.

How to Turn off Blue Light on Your iPhone/ Ipad at Night

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Keep Your Phone from Waking You Up From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. ” We’ve known this since 2006 , This Psychology Today article can help explain why your teenager may be awake ALL NIGHT.

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Innovate Like a Turtle

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A simple strategy any teacher can use to improve teaching From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter We teachers are too busy.

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5 Ways to Step Back into the Classroom Better Than We Ever Were Before

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Helping Kids with Emotional Dysregulation with Dr. Jody Carrington From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Students need our help to regulate their own emotions.

Improve Your Teaching By Doing a Few Things Well

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The Innovator's Mindset with George Couros From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. There are too many apps. Too many ideas. Too many initiatives. Too many jobs to do. Too many strategic objectives. Too many standards.

4 Ways to Teach With Play

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(and captivate your bored students) From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Welcome to episode 295 of the Every Classroom Matters podcast. In this episode, Leanna Prater and I discuss how to use play in the classroom to teach.

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Making connections

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Van Dijck (2013) calls this phenomenon the culture of connectivity , but it has been spoken of by many others including Jenkins (2006) who argued that the prevailing culture was convergence - where old and new media combined to create new and distinctly different social contexts.

5 Lies I Used to Believe About Teaching But I Don’t Anymore

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Vicki Davis on episode 205 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. And now we do global projects every single year in my classroom, and have since 2006.

How to Keep Kids Safe

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(and prevent problems online) From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Welcome to episode 296 of the Every Classroom Matters podcast.

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#40years of educational technology: Social media

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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. 40years blogging education FaceBook folksonomies learning social media tagging Technology Twitter

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

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It is literally the ‘ architecture of participation ’ (O''Reilly, 2004; Barsky and Purdon, 2006) and demands active engagement as a natural facet of its character (Kamel Boulos and Wheeler, 2007). 2006). 2006).

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Our mutual friends

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How it can be applied in education Social ties are crucially important in the digital age, for as Henry Jenkins argues, it''s the dynamic and participatory elements of reaffirming a group''s social ties that helps us to acquire our collective knowledge (Jenkins, 2006, p.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

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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 changing Web

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It truly is the ‘architecture of participation’ (Barsky and Purdon, 2006) and demands active engagement as a natural part of its character (Kamel Boulos and Wheeler, 2007). Delicious, Diigo), microblogs such as Twitter, mashups (e.g. 2006) Introducing Web 2.0:

ISTE 2018: Where I’ll Be Presenting and Joining in the Learning #iste18

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From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I’ve been going most years since 2006 and while it overwhelms me, it is truly an awesome learning experience. My schedule for the Edtech Event of the Year!

2017 Teachers Pay Teachers’ July Conference — Overview

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Since its start in 2006 by a former teacher, it’s grown to over 3.4 Add a weekly image post to Instagram, FB, Twitter that might be posters, tech tips, or projects. One of the largest online marketplace for teachers is Teachers Pay Teachers.

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

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The Next Step in Global Collaboration From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. MAD about Mattering is a new project that is a dream come true for me! Last year, my students learned to program apps using MAD-Learn and released two apps onto the app store.

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9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

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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.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

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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.

EdTechTeam Impact Report- Google PD Partner

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Having been involved in leading the Google Teacher Academy from its inception in 2006, EdTechTeam continues to manage the Google for Education Innovation Academy , inducting 181 new innovators from cohorts in London, Washington DC, Sydney, Stockholm, and São Paulo in 2017. If you’re the first person to reply with your own #impactstory on either Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or Google +, you’ll receive your own EdTechTeam book of your choice to continue your great impact as an educator!

Teaching isn’t Rocket Science – It’s Way More Complex

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Doug Green on episode 284 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. In 2006 I gave up my job as an elementary principal to care for my wife who had Lou Gehrig’s disease. Twitter: @DrDougGreen.

Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments

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She then began teaching in 2006 at Airways Middle School as a 7th-grade science teacher. He began working at Freed-Hardeman University (FHU) in January 2006. You can follow Dr. Tatom on Twitter @drmmtatom.