ISTE, Stirring the Pot, & Education Advocacy

The Daring Librarian

My district made a Twitter account for every school - some admins are involved more than others - but it''s a start! AASL Advocacy ALA common core conference infographic ISTE profession professional professionalism spoon twitter

Educating Kids for Life not for Tests

The CoolCatTeacher

Pam Moran on episode 236 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter: @pammoran.

The rural school district Obama fought to save

The Hechinger Report

Martin Middle School in Dillon dates to 1896 and was still in use when then-Senator Barack Obama visited in 2007 during his presidential campaign. In 2007, when U.S. Then Senator Barack Obama, speaking on the campaign trail in 2007. On Twitter: @educationalan.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

Executives from Google, Facebook, and Twitter testified before Congress in October, responding to questions about the role these Internet companies had played in the election, particularly as related to allegations of Russian interference.

What Do We Mean When We Say ‘Social And Emotional Skills’?

MindShift

According to the Partnership for 21st Century Learning, , a research and advocacy group, these include the “4Cs of critical thinking, collaboration, communication and creativity,” as well as “life and career skills” and “information, media and technology skills.” Carol Dweck, the Stanford University psychologist, chose the term “mindset” in 2007 for the title of her bestselling book. Reach out to us on Twitter at @npr_ed.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“Since 1970, DeVos family members have invested at least $200 million in a host of right-wing causes -- think tanks, media outlets, political committees, evangelical outfits, and a string of advocacy groups. ” DeVos’s brother, Erik Prince , is the founder of the private military company Blackwater , infamous for its human rights violations, including the murder of 17 Iraqi civilians in 2007 by its employees. Presidential-Elect Donald J. Trump.