New Posted Resources 12/15/2009

The Web20Classroom

Wiki 100

Do Tech Companies Need To Step Up Their Accessibility Game?

The Innovative Educator

Let's take a look by looking at social media examples. SnapChat The least accessible of these social media platforms is SnapChat. YouTube The most accessible social platform of those presented is Google's YouTube.

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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.

Global digital tribe

Learning with 'e's

Whether or not we realise it, if we regularly use social media, we are members of the world wide digital tribe. Tribal identity in the age of the Web transcends ethnicity, traditional cultural expectations and geography (Wheeler, 2009). 2009) Digital tribes, virtual clans.

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Their Space: Educating Digitally Ethical Teens #sxswedu #theirspace

EdTechSandyK

About three years ago presenters started to notice a shift to more social media use by middle schoolers. 2009 - Meeting of the Minds - important work from Common Sense Media on perceptions of social media ethics. A woman who works for a company that offers memberships to Tweens for movie editing noted that when they suspend accounts for inappropriate use, parents often step in and question the company''s actions.

Pillars of Digital Leadership Series: Rethinking Learning Spaces and Environments

A Principal's Reflections

I will be the first one to admit that the learning environments and spaces at New Milford High School looked nothing like this prior to 2009.

Trends 307

How This Famed Chinese Venture Capitalist Thinks AI Will Reshape Teaching

Edsurge

But that technology won’t be entirely homegrown: Chinese companies, particularly those building products or services laced with the machine learning algorithms, are increasingly playing a role in the tools that we call “AI.” He started a venture capital firm in 2009 based in Beijing called Sinoventures. He’s written eight top-selling books in China and has more than 50 million followers on social media. education technology companies.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition)

Doug Levin

Wyoming Ends Program Supporting Migrant Students | Wyoming Public Media Statewide Network → Farmworker families often have to move from state to state to find work, and that makes school challenging for their kids. Tagged on: September 7, 2017 When can schools punish students for racist social media posts? We’re Asking The Wrong Question | Fast Company → Cathy Davidson writes: "Neither technophobia or technophilia is the right solution for our students.

EdTech 150

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition)

Doug Levin

Wyoming Ends Program Supporting Migrant Students | Wyoming Public Media Statewide Network → Farmworker families often have to move from state to state to find work, and that makes school challenging for their kids. Tagged on: September 7, 2017 When can schools punish students for racist social media posts? We’re Asking The Wrong Question | Fast Company → Cathy Davidson writes: "Neither technophobia or technophilia is the right solution for our students.

EdTech 150

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In 2017, just a week before Christmas, the New Media Consortium abruptly announced its immediate closure “because of apparent errors and omissions by its former Controller and Chief Financial Officer.” Without revenue the company will go away.

Upcoming Enhancements to Discovery Education’s Award-Winning Techbook Series to Help Educators Maximize Instructional Time

techlearning

Launched in 2009, Discovery Education’s Techbooks are digital textbooks for science, social studies and math that are aligned to rigorous standards, support a comprehensive curriculum, and are updated regularly at no cost. The Discovery Education Community will continue supporting all Discovery Education Techbook users’ efforts to transform students’ learning experiences with dynamic digital media. Inspired by the global media company Discovery Inc.,

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

It’s taken on multiple meanings too: first used to identify the misinformation that had occurred online surrounding the 2016 election, it was later embraced by President Trump to denigrate and dismiss “the mainstream media.” They struggle with facts about social studies.

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

Hack Education

million – isn’t that significant, I think the timing of the donation is still notable for a number of reasons: Well-known for his libertarian beliefs, Peter Thiel wrote in a 2009 article for the Cato Institute that “Since 1920, the vast increase in welfare beneficiaries and the extension of the franchise to women – two constituencies that are notoriously tough for libertarians – have rendered the notion of ‘capitalist democracy’ into an oxymoron.”

Why a Texas school district is helping immigrants facing deportation

The Hechinger Report

Abigail, or Abby as friends and family call her, went on social media. After the raid, the company dropped the second shift due to the shortage of workers, so Danny spends more time helping his siblings with their homework or driving them to and from school and activities.

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

Edsurge

He has also been named a Master Educator by Course Hero , an education technology company that produced a short film on Boyer. . 3) Current events flash quizzes —Boyer creates a video podcast about a particular current event issue, creates a “flash” quiz on material covered in the podcast, and announces the quiz using social media.

Unify Boston Petition Seeks Quality Schools for City’s Students

K-12 Schools - Education News

Those who signed the Unify Boston petition and thousands of others have become involved with the campaign via social media, knocking on doors, visiting business owners, canvassing, and joining together at neighborhood meetings.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

At the time, I wrote about the importance of APIs; the issues surrounding data security and privacy; the appeal of platforms for users and businesses; and the education and tech companies who were well-positioned (or at least wanting) to become education platforms.

Looking Back At 2010 And Looking Forward To 2011.

The Web20Classroom

I wrote a post on December 28, 2009 where I talked about tools that I thought would have a break out year. I think the bigger story here is the fact that social networking in the classroom really took off.

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Pelecon flies higher

Learning with 'e's

Those of you who have ever attended a Plymouth Enhanced Learning Conference, or even followed from afar via the social media channels will know that Pelecon is an extraordinary event. The company will be great, the food will be excellent, and the live music will be splendid.

How Mindfulness Can Help Teachers and Students Manage Challenging Situations

MindShift

Norton & Company. For students, maybe this is the moment you make a mistake in class, do something awkward in front of your friends, or learn that you were left out of a social gathering. Hoeksema, & Schouten, 2009). 2014; Spear, 2009).

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Dr. Faye Miller, University of Canberra/Human Constellation - Digital Research Consultancy How Online Tutoring Programs have Developed Global Citizens , Kasey Beck, President, Invictus Institute HOW TO COMBINE MEDIA ARTS AND EXCHANGES IN GLOBAL LEARNING.

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

“ Facebook Is Not a Technology Company ,” media studies professor Ian Bogost also wrote in August. If that’s what “technology” means, then every company is in the technology business – a useless distinction. …There are companies that are firmly planted in the computing sector. The most interesting thing about companies like Alphabet, Amazon, and Facebook is that they are not (computing) technology companies.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” This part about a government-created “fake university” caught my eye: Xilong Zhu, 27, who came from China in 2009 to attend college in the United States, enlisted in the Army and was caught in an immigration dragnet involving a fake university set up by the Department of Homeland Security to catch brokers of fraudulent student visas. “ Can a For-Profit, Venture-Backed Company Keep OER Free – and Be Financially Sustainable?

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

In February 2009 the words of the world were collected and given to the Council of Conscience, a gathering of religious leaders and thinkers, who are now crafting the final document. The Charter was launched in November 2009. It breaks down all physical and social barriers.

Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

will concentrate on causes and consequences as well as sustainable ways to avoid it and decode it as content and media prosumers living in the connected global village. Global Debates- Debate topics sourced from media headlines.