#ISTE10, Social Media and Relationships

The Web20Classroom

Educators from around the world are gathering to discuss and plan the future of edtech, play (some), but most of all, meet people. Yet some out there are trying to devalue what we are creating on Twitter and other social networks. Isn''t there some level of trust that we place in the people we meet and get to "know" through social media? What do you think about relationships and social media? ISTE10 Relationships Social Media

Tools to Help Become a Tech Savvy Educator

A Principal's Reflections

21st Century Leadership Shift Happens (must see video for any educator unfamiliar with the tends and impacts associated with technology and social media. Principals can use social media for communication, public relations, branding, professional development, and opportunity. Ning: Customizable social network similar to Facebook, great place to connect with other educators, pivotal to a PLN. educational technology Leadership Opinion Social Media tools

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Building Momentum

A Principal's Reflections

Let me begin by saying that I was absolutely honored that various members of my Professional Learning Network (PLN) and the greater educational community reached out to me to address administrators looking to embrace social media, plan an educational technology conference at my school, and discuss leadership in the digital age. Speaking to administrators who are skeptical about utilizing social media is something that I am extremely passionate about.

Don't Hate the Hashtag: A Social Media Revolution for School Librarians

The Daring Librarian

My tough-love message is one that is a little hard to hear, one that doesn''t accept the "yeah, buts" and excuses of county filters, the locked net monster, and draconian IT departments but hopefully one that will offer a lot of easy ways to make the digital shift that will solidify our position as invaluable and undeniably the EdTech and literacy leaders in our buildings, communities, and districts. Animation facebook goanimate hash tag social media sqworl twitter

Richard Byrne’s Most Exciting Edtech Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Richard Byrne @rmbyrne discusses the edtech tools he’s most excited about today. Richard Byrne is a former high school social studies teacher best known for developing the award-winning blog Free Technology for Teachers. In 2010 he was a finalist for ACTEM’s (Association of Computer Teachers and Educators in Maine) educator of the year award. All Grades All Subjects Blogging Edtech Tool Tuesday Teachers Tech Tips Technology

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Looking Back At 2010 And Looking Forward To 2011.

The Web20Classroom

So here is my reflections on 2010 and my predictions for 2011. I think the bigger story here is the fact that social networking in the classroom really took off. Through the use of Twitter, Facebook and other sites, educators are starting to see the power of social media to extend learning beyond the classroom. So if Ning is gone where can you turn to introduce social networking to your students? My reflections on 2010, and my thoughts on 2011.

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Twitter: The Art of the Follow

The Daring Librarian

If they are in the education field - a librarian - edtech - esp. I use Twitter as a professional personal learning network builder - not as just a social outlet.though I''m thrilled to say some of my PLN have become my personal friends.so I try and keep my personal/social/silly/pop cultural references to a minimum.like 80/20% Enough to amuse and let people get to know me but not so much that it delves into "I had a latte this morning and it was too hot" to be annoying!

Reflections on NCTIES

The Web20Classroom

They got us all set up with avatars and a special Second Life browser and helped us get to Edtech Retreat Island ( @edtechretreat ), a place that Julie and Rob have built to offer Professional Development to teachers and as a place to call home. Edtech Retreat Website Mohax''s Avatar Tutorials Thursday''s sessions started with a great friend of mine Bethany Smith ( @bethanyvsmith ). Last week I attended the North Carolina Technology In Education Society''s Annual Conference.

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What Problems Has Edtech Solved, and What New Ones Did It Create?

Edsurge

Those building, funding and using edtech tools must similarly wrestle with these concerns. We’ve largely succeeded—according to a recent Common Sense Media survey , eight out of 10 K-12 teachers have computing devices in their classrooms. What’s the dark horse of edtech? (An

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Tweet and Blog for Ed Tech May 12!

The Daring Librarian

Mark the date on your social media calendar! Sample short messages for Tweets and social networking from hilary goldmann : TomHarkin #EETT Support innovation in learning & teaching. Fund #edtech at $500m @DavidObey #EETT Support innovation in learning & teaching. Fund #edtech at $500m @ThadCochran #EETT Support innovation in learning & teaching. Fund #edtech at $500m @RepToddTiahrt #EETT Support innovation in learning & teaching.

Next Gen Professional Development pt 2- Upskilling

CUE

Back in the early 2000s, we didn’t have an option for social media – so I gave everyone my email. . Social Media Support. Classroom leaders deal with incredibly complex local situations in terms of parent expectations, admin expectations and student skills – before they even get into the edtech aspects. 2010). Jon’s core PL skills are focused on 1:1 deployment, Common Core, Project Based Learning, social media skills and Lesson Design.

Common Sense Tech

EdTechSandyK

As much as I love the world of social media and all of the benefits it has to offer education, I, too, worry about educators who run headlong into using free web resources with K-12 students. tags : edtech , edtech_leadership , EdTech-Professional , socialmedia Use of Twitter or Facebook by educators is one thing, but when I see articles and posts about using social media in classrooms, other than higher ed—it makes me cringe.

The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Entry Pageviews 7 Innovative #EdTech Practices You Can Implement a. Mar 22, 2015, 5226 7 Ways Social Media Has a Role in Education Mar 18, 2015, 3692 10 Reasons Cell Phones Should Be Allowed In School. Aug 24, 2010, 3630 Finally! Feb 16, 2013, 2717 #EdTech Companies Need to Be On Social Media, But. Jul 15, 2010, 1870 Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog.

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Cyberbullying Prevention for the Classroom

Securly

Implementing social media safety measures and monitoring your child’s online activity are just some of the many ways to do so. Marketing bullying child safety cyberbullying digital citizenship EdTech Update online student safetyOnline harassment continues to increase each year. As cyberbullying rates reach an all time high among young adults, what are parents and teachers to do? Yes, Anti-Bullying Laws do exist and cyberbullying is ILLEGAL!

The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Post Page views A Few of My Fav #EdTech Things in 2014 Dec 28, 2014, 2527 Student-Friendly Social Media Guidelines Make a Gr. Dec 21, 2014, 2356 Stop Making Students Do Work Dec 30, 2014, 2004 Screentime Is Good For #Students + #StuVoice Dec 14, 2014, 1980 10 Ideas for Innovative Math Instruction Mar 31, 2010, 1520 10 Guidelines for #EdTech Companies + Social Media. Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog.

The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Entry Pageviews 7 Innovative #EdTech Practices You Can Implement a. Mar 22, 2015, 4443 7 Ways Social Media Has a Role in Education Mar 18, 2015, 3364 Finally! Feb 16, 2013, 2799 #EdTech Companies Need to Be On Social Media, But. Jul 15, 2010, 1817 Screen time: It''s not about how much. Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views.

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How K–12 Schools Can Use Next-Generation Content Filtering to Keep Students Safe

EdTech Magazine

One-to-one programs really started birthing right around 2010–2012. MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out 5 best practices for adhering to federal privacy laws. School districts now must contend with an i ncreasingly mobile device-focused student body , a plethora of social media and other web apps , stealth attacks over encrypted traffic, as well as cloud-based SaaS applications,” notes Brian Patch of SonicWall.

Here's a Neat Infographic on 'The History of the Hashtag'

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Tumblr followed later that year, Instagram started using hashtags in 2010, Google Plus hopped on the bandwagon in 2011, and Flickr barely beat out Facebook to avoid last place in 2013. Facebook Flickr Google plus hashtags Instagram social media tumblr People ask me about hashtags all the time. What do they mean?" I tell them this: Just think of hashtags as subjects.

School Librarians Can Save Democracy

edWeb.net

adults get their news from social media, and 42% think that the news they’re getting is 100% accurate. In contrast, educators observe that school-age students read the news the same way as they do for their social life for their classes. By Eileen Belastock.

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The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Entry Pageviews 7 Innovative #EdTech Practices You Can Implement a. Mar 15, 2015, 7399 7 Must-Haves for Teaching + Learning with #BYOD Mar 22, 2015, 6216 7 Ways Social Media Has a Role in Education Mar 18, 2015, 3842 10 Reasons Cell Phones Should Be Allowed In School. Aug 24, 2010, 2589 Finally! Jul 15, 2010, 1816 #Student Wisdom: Tech Doesn''t Always = Innovation Apr 1, 2015, 1594

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The Hottest Posts Everybody's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Entry Pageviews 7 Innovative #EdTech Practices You Can Implement a. Mar 22, 2015, 6216 7 Ways Social Media Has a Role in Education Mar 18, 2015, 3842 10 Reasons Cell Phones Should Be Allowed In School. Aug 24, 2010, 2589 Finally! Jul 15, 2010, 1816 #Student Wisdom: Tech Doesn''t Always = Innovation Apr 1, 2015, 1594 Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog.

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The hottest posts everyone's reading

The Innovative Educator

Aug 24, 2010, 1613 10 Ways Social Media Can Improve Writing in Your C. Jun 22, 2014, 1586 Are #EdTech Resources Keeping Student Data Safe? Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there''s something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out. If you’re inspired use one of those icons below the post to share it with others and/or leave a comment.

The Hottest Posts Everybody's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Jul 8, 2012, 7416 A Few of My Fav #EdTech Things in 2014 Dec 28, 2014, 2961 Student-Friendly Social Media Guidelines Make a Gr. Aug 24, 2010, 1740 10 Ideas for Innovative Math Instruction Mar 31, 2010, 1606 A Sensible Way to Look At #EdTech Integration Jan 6, 2015, 1378 One mistake presenters should never make and 8 str. Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog.

Unintended Consequences: How Gates Foundation Money Steered Uversity Into Trouble

Edsurge

This article, “ Unintended Consequences ,” was first published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivatives 4.0 Jamie Glenn, chief executive of a once-hot social media startup, was between a rock and a hard place. It was based on a hypothesis that stronger social engagement would lead to increased retention and ultimately to higher graduation rates. In 2010, the potential of social media was not widely understood.

How to DIY Your Distance Learning PD

Graphite Blog

A PLN isn't just composed of people you interact with online, but online communities and social media platforms allow for an infinite number of possibilities and combinations depending on your interests.

Tips and Scoops from ASU GSV That You Won’t Find on the Agenda

Edsurge

It’s become known as the edtech industry’s rendezvous for investors and bankers—although it wasn’t always this way. “It Here’s how the attendee demographics have grown from 2010 to 2018. And social media feeds on our worst instincts when it comes to self-esteem. Previously, he co-founded Rocketship Education, a charter school network based in California, and later went to start his own edtech company, Zeal.

The #140EDU Conference

The Web20Classroom

Michnik (@AndreaGenevieve) – Director of PR and Social Media Marketing, International Studies Abroad – Ann Leaness (@aleaness) – HS English Teacher, Grad Ed Adjunct and EdCampPhilly co-organizer – Barry Joseph (@barryjoseph) – Online Leadership Program, Global Kids, Inc. Voicing the unspoken thru song, scholarship & social media. Wool (@louisnwool) – Superintendent of Schools of the Harrison Central School District (and the 2010 NYS Superintendent of the Year).

The Teacher’s Guide to Pinterest

Benchmark Education

Are you one of the 70 million-plus users who visit the social media site regularly for your hobbies, scrapbooking—or to remember the items you’d like to buy for your daughter’s themed birthday party? Edudemic , an education-focused site that was created in 2010 and covers “teaching, learning, and the ways that technology positively shapes our education,” clearly has a good grasp of its subject. Do you love Pinterest?

Meet Some Heroes at This Week's Connected Educator Cafe Sessions

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

org/connectedcem-cafe/ Monday, October 21 "Connected Leadership" Milton Chen : worked at GLEF for 12 years as executive director, became senior fellow in early 2010. Wednesday, October 23 "Innovating STEM and Literacy" Yovel Badash : Author of No Child Held Back Jim Vanides : Global Social Innovation Program Manager @hp; #edtech blogger [link] , #STEM advocate, educator, technologist, & avid photographer.

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The Emergency Home Learning Summit Final Week - 24 Amazing Interviews Start Tomorrow

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

An international specialist in video and media-focused curriculum design, Jenny provides consulting services for educational, cultural, and non-profit organizations focused on increasing student access and engagement. in Social Studies from Brown University.

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

Edsurge

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. He shares some of his favorite foreign films: “ Aftershock ” (2010, Chinese, directed by Xiaogang Feng)—An absolutely awesome teaching tool for many different aspects of Chinese culture.

My Edublog Awards Nominations for 2011

SpeechTechie

The Edublog Awards were started about 7 years ago to counteract the trend of blocking social media in school districts and celebrate the educational power of these resources. Obviously social media has been transformative for me and my practice and I wanted to participate for that reason again this year. It''s that time already.

The TeacherCast Ultimate Guide To Podcasting

TeacherCast

In 2010, I had the opportunity to listen to my first podcast while taking a trip with my wife and from that moment, my life and my career would forever take an amazing turn that has given me the opportunity to connect with thousands of educators and hundreds of companies and make a pretty nice life for my family in the process. These shows are often short … only a few minutes and often these days are used as teaser episodes when doing early promotions on social media.

Register Now for the "Library as Classroom" Free Mini-Conference on June 15th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This classroom may include physical spaces for instruction and discovery as well as online, multiscale platforms aimed at social learning and participation. The library as classroom also requires well-trained, user-focused staff who understand how people of all ages can learn socially. Participants are encouraged to use #library2016 on their social media posts leading up to and during the event.

Library 2.016 Min-Conference June 15th: "Library as Classroom"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This classroom may include physical spaces for instruction and discovery as well as online, multiscale platforms aimed at social learning and participation. The library as classroom also requires well-trained, user-focused staff who understand how people of all ages can learn socially. Participants are encouraged to use #library2016 and # on their social media posts leading up to and during the event.