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What Would Abe Lincoln’s Social Media Campaign Look Like? A New Classroom Use For Twitter and Facebook

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During the 2008 presidential election, Barack Obama and his team pioneered the use of social media as a powerful campaign tool. It’s easy to forget, given how commonplace the use of social media is today, that back in 2008. sending out reminders and raising money on Twitter while interacting with people on Facebook was a huge deal. Both Twitter and the iPhone were less than a year old.

Costs and Benefits of Social Media in Education

Reading By Example

I cannot check Twitter, Facebook or a Google+ Community, so I seek different forms of cognitive engagement, such as connecting with my family more and attending to the immediate experiences in front of me. The opportunities provided through social media are not only couched in learning.

Costs and Benefits of Social Media in Education

Reading By Example

I cannot check Twitter, Facebook or a Google+ Community, so I seek different forms of cognitive engagement, such as connecting with my family more and attending to the immediate experiences in front of me. The opportunities provided through social media are not only couched in learning.

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

A Global Search for Education Reflection From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. He asserts that the Chinese hacked the both the Obama and McCain campaigns in the 2008 election cycle. Social media is social but it’s also serious.

Ann Oro: Developing A Digital Citizenship Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

Ann Oro on episode 314 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We were just talking about how we’re pretty sure we met just about ten years ago to the day that we are recording this, in Princeton way back in 2008.

How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year

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He has also been named a Master Educator by Course Hero , an education technology company that produced a short film on Boyer. . Understand how Boyer integrates technology into his course design. And there are a variety of alternative assignments, like the Twitter World Leader assignment. Tell us about the Twitter World Leaders. Boyer's Twitter World Leader Assignment; full size image here.

Whose Land? Understanding Indigenous Peoples Through Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. In the past, he turned his interest in technology into several successful online companies, including MyDesktop.com, which sold to Internet.com in 1999.

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Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

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Edmodo was one of the early stars of the most recent resurgence in ed-tech startup founding and funding (circa 2008 onward, that is). Are any education technologies, for that matter? But Posterous, if you’ll recall, was acquired by Twitter in 2012 and shut down one year later.

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.

Peter Thiel and the Future (and Funding) of Education Technology

Hack Education

That sentiment was echoed this week in the hashtag #repealthe19th trended on Twitter , as Trump supporters responded to an image shared by poll analyst Nate Silver showing a landslide victory for Trump if only men voted this fall. He was the first investor in the social media company in 2004.) I’ve written extensively about “ the Silicon Valley narrative ” and the ideological underpinnings of the technology and education technology industries.

Global digital tribe

Learning with 'e's

If you are immersed in technology mediated communication, there are no apparent barriers to membership of your community of practice. Whether or not we realise it, if we regularly use social media, we are members of the world wide digital tribe.

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“I may be one teacher but I’m no longer going to stay silent about the things important to my country and world of education. I love my students and as I look at children everywhere, I want them to have teachers who love teaching and who love them.” – Vicki Davis, USA

Daily Edventures

Sharing ideas, innovative teaching, empowerment and encouragement is at the heart of Davis’ work as a teacher, author and her award-winning blog, Cool Cat Teacher (voted the Edublog Best Teachers Blog in 2008, just one amongst a long list of awards). I live, breathe, and use technology.

5 Awesome Things for Teachers to Do This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Summer is an important time for educators. Check out Jennifer Gonzalez’s 2019 Teacher’s Guide to Technology. Social media addiction can also be associated with anxiety, depression, loneliness, and ADHD.

@Quizizz : Say Goodbye to Worksheets and Crosswords

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Jon Corippo on episode 92 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Want to hear another episode on technology tools? Twitter handle: @jcorippo. And this is the beauty of technology.

Connected pedagogy: Social networks

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler In a previous post I outlined some of the metrics around the use of digital media, technologies and social networks. I wrote that: "The age of social technologies has radically transformed the way we live our lives, and that includes how we learn and teach.

5 Awesome Things for Teachers to Do This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen or read this post From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. A 2008 Ball State University study found that 43% of teachers said they slept an average of 6 hours or less per night.

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15 Non-librarian blog(ger)s too good to miss!

NeverEndingSearch

As an EdTech consultant, I help educators leverage the power of technology in the classroom — strategically and with purpose. So explore the site, sign up for my weekly tips, or follow along on social media. Check out Richard’s digital handbook for technology integration.

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5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Jarrod Robinson, the PE Geek, shares on episode 70 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @mrrobbo. I travel the world helping #physed teachers use technology more meaningfully in their classes.

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Cultivating and Growing Your Personal Learning Network

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Iowa went 1:1 with computers for students in 2008 which meant that teachers could extend the learning beyond the four walls, so they needed to re-imagine learning. Back then, Tom Whitby estimated that about 15% of educators were “connected” via social media.

What’s In? What’s Out? And What’s Likely? Decoding Higher Ed Act Reauthorization

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On December 12, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce took its first meaningful steps toward reauthorizing the Higher Education Act since 2008. Before the bill was introduced, speculation about provisions and their impact started flying on social media channels, conference calls, and in sidebar conversations between colleagues. My Twitter feed exploded with jabs among colleagues rife with pithy statements and terse press releases.

Experiences in Self-Determined Learning: Moving from Education 1.0 Through Education 2.0 Towards Education 3.0

User Generated Education

Moving Forward in the PAH Continuum: Maximizing the Power of the Social Web: Lisa Marie Blaschke. Heutagogy and Social Communities of Practice: Will Self-determined Learning Re-write the Script for Educators?: I classify these technologies as worksheets on steroids.).

Helping Parents Guide Kids' Media Use #SXSWedu

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Helping Parents Guide Kids' Media Use SXSWedu 2017 Panel tinyurl.com/ParentsGuidetoKidsMedia What makes for effective parent engagement around media and technology? Parents and caregivers are looking to schools for advice on their kids' media use.

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Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens

MindShift

At least, it does in the social space. The tension between open, social learning and the formal, enclosed variety is becoming untenable. There are (at least) six powerful motivations fueling learning socially. You can follow him on Twitter at @DavidPriceOBE.

Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens

MindShift

At least, it does in the social space. The tension between open, social learning and the formal, enclosed variety is becoming untenable. There are (at least) six powerful motivations fueling learning socially. You can follow him on Twitter at @DavidPriceOBE Getty.

21st Principal's Top 10 Web Tools for Administrators

The 21st Century Principal

link] Twitter : I been using Twitter the longest. I''ve had a Twitter account since 2008. One way I use Twitter is through a school Twitter account to make announcements. Another way I use Twitter is through my personal-professional Twitter account to share resources with my larger PLN and to engage in the international conversation about education. link] Diigo : This social bookmarking tool serves as one of my two resource collection tools.

All Work and No Play Makes Everything Dull

Fractus Learning

Our #KyEdChat Twitter Talk. As the librarian and main technology contact at my elementary school, I often find myself using phrases like “you kind of have to play with the technology to get a feel for what it does” or “I figured that out by playing around with it.”

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.

Tips for Refreshing your Blogger Blog

The Electric Educator

The Electric Educator, August 2010 Screen Shot courtesy of the Internet Archive "Wayback Machine" Another thing to consider when choosing your layout width is the media which you embed into your blog. I was using a Twitter gadget, Feedjit, Friend Connect, and a host of other plugins.

Learning on the move

Learning with 'e's

There are many social implications of mLearning, some of which I covered in my presentation (slides below). This echoes Goffman's (1967) drama theory where individuals manage their impressions in a kind of performance in social contexts. David Crystal (2008) says it doesn't.

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AP: Libraries launch apps to sync with iPod generation

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It''s also a place where exploring new ways to infuse technology into the curriculum is encouraged and celebrated. The latest national data from the American Library Association shows that library visits and circulation climbed nearly 20 percent from 1999 to 2008.

Lessons from Digital Learning Day

Educator Innovator

The next DLD isn’t until next year, but thanks to social media it’s easy to look back at all the amazing ways kids engaged with digital learning at this year’s event. ( #DLDay even trended on Twitter!). For many schools, incorporating technology is a journey that’s been years in the making—and there are still plenty of uncharted changes to come. In 2008, the high school graduation rate at Winterboro High School was 63 percent. By Kathleen Costanza.

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Armstrong''s 2008 TED Prize wish asked to help her assemble the Charter for Compassion, a document around which religious leaders can work together for peace. In late fall 2008, the first draft of the document was written by the world, via a sharing website.

Library in Your Pocket

The Daring Librarian

Today''s blog was inspired by the amazing Meredith Farkas, Head of Instructional Initiatives at Norwich University, columnist for American Libraries, lecturer at San Jose State University’s SLIS program, author, speaker and consultant on social media and managing change. 2008).

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The Daring Librarian

Work Experience: I was an elementary library media specialist for 15 years before moving into a district level position of instructional specialist for the School Library Media programs unit in Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland.