Top 10 Social Networking Guidelines for Educators Who Wish to Keep Their Career Intact


I put this together about two months ago at the request of some educational technology professionals I know who were curious about boundaries when it comes to what to post and do on social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook. I tweaked it just this week to present to a group of elementary (K-5) teachers. 10 Privacy Settings Every Facebook User Should Know [link] How To Be Safe Online (MySpace) CBS News Video [link] MySpace Safety Tips and Settings [link] 2.

A Teacher’s Guide to Communicating with Generation X, Y, and Z Parents


It’s so easy to put together a classroom Facebook group or send a school email without a second thought. 8] Your Gen Xers are most likely the parents of older elementary or middle and high school students. The Public Manager, 2009, 38(4), pp.

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

User Generated Education

This theory requires the student to passively accept information and knowledge as presented by the instructor (Pogue, 2009, para. Possible networks, many with corresponding apps, include: Facebook, Twitter, Edmodo, Instagram, Blogging sites, Youtube, and other social networks. 2009).

FAQs For Educational Bloggers

The Web20Classroom

I’ve had this blog since 2009. Are you an elementary teacher? Read elementary blogs. Use your social media channels like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to let everyone know you have a new post.

The newly reimagined Empire State Information Fluency Continuum


Dr. Barbara Stripling, Professor Emerita, Syracuse University, and former ALA President, describes the history and goals of the project that builds on an earlier version developed by school librarians in 2009 under the auspices of the Office of Library Services and its former Director, Dr. Stripling.

The messy reality of personalized learning

The Hechinger Report

In tiny Foster, Rhode Island, teachers at Captain Isaac Paine Elementary School use high-tech methods to teach a largely rural, off-the-grid population. Down Route 6, not far from the Shady Acres Restaurant and Dairy, is Captain Isaac Paine Elementary School.

Are teachers losing their grip on the middle class?

The Hechinger Report

Together, they took jobs in Colorado, Haiti, and, eventually, Flagstaff, Arizona, where, in 2009, Askew enrolled in a master’s program in history at Northern Arizona University, and Jennie got a job teaching science at a local middle school.

How Selective Empathy Can Chip Away At Civil Society


He recorded a Facebook post saying that perhaps President Trump’s characterization of the migrant caravan on the U.S.-Mexico Still, it was met with a swift and rageful response from his followers, so overwhelming that within days, Bundy decided to quit Facebook. In my elementary school in the 1970s, which was not progressive or mushy in any way, we wrote letters to pretend Russian pen pals to teach us to open our hearts to our enemies.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

” The photographic evidence clearly showed otherwise – the crowds on the mall were visibly smaller than those gathered for the inauguration of President Barack Obama in January 2009. ” Facebook also hired journalist Campbell Brown to run its news partnership efforts.

Microsoft to spend $75M to boost computer science

eSchool News

Kevin Wang, a Microsoft engineer with a master’s degree in education from Harvard, proposed the idea in 2009 after volunteering as a computer science teacher at a Seattle public high school.

Why a Texas school district is helping immigrants facing deportation

The Hechinger Report

The burly, gray-haired Morrison, who runs the Honey Grove Independent School District, which has 645 students across its elementary, middle and high schools, says nine parents or guardians of Honey Grove students were detained during the Load Trail raid.

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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. Think about it in a lower elementary classroom.

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‘You can’t help but to wonder’: Crumbling schools, less money, and dismal outcomes in the county that was supposed to change everything for black children in the South

The Hechinger Report

In the mornings, black kids like Clark rode on yellow school buses to Lexington Elementary; the white kids boarded blues ones that took them to private school. Constructed in 1908, Durant Elementary in Durant, Miss. Rand took a job teaching fifth grade at Goodman-Pickens Elementary.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress this week about privacy, data, monopoly power, and regulations. And there’s more Facebook-related news in several of the sections below. ” Via The Verge : “ Facebook -backed lawmakers are pushing to gut privacy law.” Via The Washington Post : “The new lesson plan for elementary school: Surviving the Internet.”

How Has Google Affected The Way Students Learn?


That phenomenon is similar to not remembering your friend’s birthday because you know you can find it on Facebook. ‘I’m Always On My Computer’ Michele Nelson, an art teacher at Estes Hills Elementary School in Chapel Hill, N.C., ” The bright side lies in a 2009 study conducted by Gary Small, the director of University of California Los Angeles’ Longevity Center , that explored brain activity when older adults used search engines.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Techcrunch : “ Facebook launches Youth Portal to educate teens on the platform, how their data is being used.” ” The Verge tries to take a slightly skeptical angle : “If Facebook wants to appeal to teens, it might start by rethinking its new ‘Youth Portal’ ” Still more advertorial content. ” Via Edsurge : “Report: Class of 2018 Has Better Job Prospects than Classes of 2009–2017, but Still Faces Challenges.”

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Elevating the Education Reform Dialog, Live on Monday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Between the NBC "Education Nation" Summit , Waiting for Superman , The Oprah Winfrey Show , and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg''s $100 million gift to Newark city schools , there has been a lot of media attention focused on the topic of education reform. She began her teaching career in Chicago, New York, and Philadelphia as an elementary and Head Start teacher, continually fascinated with why schools did not work well and what was needed to fix them.

Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Learning2gether is a participant-driven professional development series that has produced over 420 podcasts since its inception in 2009. Global Collaboration Week is a series of free online education events taking place during the week of September 23 - 27, 2019.

Week of February 27, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Where and how to start with technology, how do you get connected, how to find a learning network etc right through to today, where Penny has commenced a facebook page for her network, is actively involved online and keen to teach online. EPA WaterSense and WasteWater Education will present a free hour seminar to introduce home school, elementary and high school teachers to the curriculum materials available from USEPA to promote March 14-20, 2011 "Fix A Leak Week!"

Ed Tech News, a New Podcast, and the Hack Education Roundup!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The bill will be a massive revisions to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Lesson plans can be shared via LearnBoost, but also via Twitter or Facebook and can be embedded on websites and/or blogs. Research and Data Rey Junco continues to publish interesting research on how Facebook is impacting students'' academic performance. Among his latest findings: "Time spent on Facebook was negatively related to overall college GPA.