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Communicating and Connecting With Social Media (An Excerpt)

A Principal's Reflections

The book is entitled Communicating & Connecting With Social Media: Essentials for Principals and will be available from Solution Tree on May 19, 2011 Using Twitter to Build Your School’s Brand The good news is that open-communication practices in a social media world don’t have to be intimidating. For principals, experiments in open communication typically begin with Twitter ( and Facebook ( 2011).

What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media

The 21st Century Principal

For the administrator who would like a general, not-too-technical overview of digital technology and social media, the book What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media , edited by Scott McLeod and Chris Lehmann is the answer.

ISTE Social Media& Web Resources

The Daring Librarian

I curated the info from various ISTE publications, the main ISTE webpage, and used my own graphics wherever possible so that the new ISTE board members would have everything ISTE Social Media on one wikipage. Visit to surf our mobile Web version.

Looking Back At 2010 And Looking Forward To 2011.

The Web20Classroom

So here is my reflections on 2010 and my predictions for 2011. There was a lot of buzz about it every now and then on Twitter but I still don''t see it''s widespread adoption as a great storytelling tool and feedback tool. My reflections on 2010, and my thoughts on 2011.

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Small Changes, Huge Results

A Principal's Reflections

I was also adamant that social media had no place in an educational setting, but most of you who read this blog know about my radical change of mind in regards to this. technology, including social media. This small change evolved into my present philosophy on how schools can, and should, use social media. We also had to trust they would use their mobile learning devices (i.e. Cross-posted at the Huffington Post.

The future is not here yet

Learning with 'e's

The biggest surprise for me so far has been social media: it is the biggest thing in the last ten years to hit the world of learning technology. You already mentioned social media as one of the most important technologies that have changed learning.

10 Tools for Increasing Engagement in Online Courses

Nik Peachey

though, brought a whole bunch of new tools that course designers could take advantage of to make content more social, interactive and engaging. You can easily pull in comments from Facebook, Twitter or Google searches as well as a range of other social media sources.

My Administrator’s Complete iPad Apps List

The 21st Century Principal

and Social Media Apps BlogPress: BlogPress is an app that allows users to compose blogposts and post them directly from the iPad. For more information on the Friendly iPad app: Friendly iPad App Information Mobile RSS: I follow over 250 RSS feeds through my Google Reader account. It also allows me to share what I find through Twitter, Facebook, or by email. Apps like Twitter allow me to continue to share and connect with other educators.

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To #AASL11 Minneapolis and Back: Report to Faculty

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Nicholas Carr, author of The Shallows, introductory keynote speaker Top Must-Have for Our Students: Teen Health and Wellness: Real Life, Real Answers , the mobile app for 24/7 access by our students. Thanks for asking about my trip to Minneapolis. Yes, it was FABULOUS!

Search Engines I Recommend to Our Students

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Heapr - Search Google, Twitter, Wolfram Alpha and Wikipedia super fast SearchCredible - Enter a query. Gives you access to the world''s facts and data and calculates answers across a range of topics Chomp - Search for mobile apps through a unique combination of app search and personalized recommendations pipl People search on the web.

Shine a Light on Advocacy - NOW!

The Daring Librarian

On our end, we’re going to do all we can via our social media channels, our newsletters (LJ/SLJ and The Horn Book), our blogs. what does it say if we can''t mobilize & get 25,000 signatures?! Mobilize for help and hope: Petition Obama & Twitter bomb Senate!

How m-learning is transforming online education


That trend is called m-learning , otherwise known as Mobile Learning. According to one recent study conducted by Pew Research Center , nearly 77% of Americans now own a smartphone of some kind – up from just 35% a few years ago, in 2011.

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

EdTech Magazine

The last time [CIPA] was reviewed was 2011,” says Ed Snow, a board member of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and director of technology for the School District of Milton in Milton, Wis. Twitter.

Top 5 Apps for Educational Administrators to Use

Educational Technology Guy

Social Media - Social Media is an excellent resource for administrators. This way, they can be mobile and still have access to their data, information, and resources and be able to communicate more effectively and efficiently with staff, students, and parents. Related: My Favorite Resources for Teachers and Students Technology I''m using daily as a School District CIO Technology I use on a Daily Basis - updated for 2011 --.

Overcoming The Barriers To Better School:Home Communications

The Web20Classroom

It must be something that is constantly evaluated and refined to meet the ever-changing needs of a more mobile society. I often will look and the district calls and emails and texts, uses their website and social media and see simple things that could change.

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Why Teacher Recruitment Needs to Change

Insight Education Group

In Utah, Governor Gary Herbert addressed his state’s teacher shortage recently with the following plea to his fellow residents via Twitter: "Consider becoming a teacher; it is a noble profession.". In addition, 45% of job seekers use their mobile devices every day in their job search.

How Young People Are Changing Civics, by Any Media Necessary

Educator Innovator

In 2011, a young man named Mohammad posted a video on YouTube where he spoke into the lens of a handheld camera. “My Mohammad’s video, along with stories of other young people “coming out” online as undocumented, are highlighted in an upcoming book, “By Any Media Necessary.”

3 Ways to Curate and Share Great Content

The Principal of Change

I have been blessed with a huge network on social media and I want to use that to not only share my voice, but hopefully the voice of others as well. Here is how my home page looks: What I also loved about this site, was how easy it was to share to social media sites.

The Stories We've Been Told (in 2017) about Education Technology

Hack Education

Social Media, Campus Activism, and Free Speech. Social Justice. The Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2011. Social Media: Adoption and Crackdown. Mobile Learning. Social Learning, Social Networks. Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2017: The Stories We’ve Been Told. At the end of every year since I founded Hack Education in 2010, I’ve reviewed what I think are the most important and influential trends in education technology.


Teaching digital citizenship across the whole curriculum

eSchool News

According to Common Sense Media’s study “ Zero to Eight: Children’s Media Use in America ,” the percentage of children ages eight and under who’ve used a mobile device nearly doubled from 2011 to 2013, from 38 percent to 72 percent.

Libraries without walls

Learning with 'e's

I outlined some of the changes that are taking place in libraries as they align their services toward technological developments such as the digitisation of content, social media and the widespread use of mobile devices.

“Do one thing everyday that scares you.”

The Principal of Change

I remember working with a teacher who was so reluctant about using Twitter, and then they finally had the courage to join and try, and it was daunting to them. This is not only with social media, but even things like a staff meeting.