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Grow Your Twitter Network With a Spiffed Up Profile

EdTechSandyK

Are you an educator just getting started on Twitter? Or have you been on Twitter for a while and would like to increase your ability to connect to others? From my experience on Twitter, here are a few simple tips about your profile that might help you connect to more people.

5 Baby-Steps for Using Twitter to Begin a Personal Learning Network

The 21st Century Principal

Social media has offered us a platform where we can learn from and with the smartest people we ‘meet’ from around the world, whenever we need to or are ready to go.” Scott McLeod & Chris Lehman The School Leader’s Guide to Social Media Personal Learning Networks existed long before there was an Internet. I am perhaps showing my age, but my first “Personal Learning Network” used very little of the technologies we use now.

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How to Decode a Tweet

EdTechSandyK

When you first start using Twitter, one of the things you have to figure out is how to decode Tweets. Below is a Tweet as it might be displayed on the Twitter website when viewed on a computer. Twitter has a habit of rearranging these things once in a while!)

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3 Reasons Educators Need to Use Multiple Twitter Accounts

The 21st Century Principal

The widespread use of Twitter by educators is evident by the number of educators using it. Just following the Twitter stream during the course of a week, and you''ll see several "chats" devoted to education and educational practice. Because these two purposes for using Twitter are quite different, having multiple accounts set up for these dual purposes makes sense. In a word, this means establishing and maintaining each Twitter account for a specific purpose or function.

Pillars of Digital Leadership Series: Professional Growth

A Principal's Reflections

Over the next couple of weeks I will introduce what I have come to identify as the Pillars of Digital Leadership , a conceptual framework for leaders to begin thinking about changes to professional practice. Now more than ever leaders need to take control of their learning.

Wait You're Still not on Twitter? What are you waiting for?

MSEDTechie

Twitter isn''t going away! When I first started using twitter, I used it purely as a social outlet. Twitter has changed so much from the "What are you doing now" tag line to becoming one of the largest Personal Professional Learning Networks available to educators.

8 Things to Look for in Today’s Professional Learning (Part 2)

The Principal of Change

(This is the second of two parts on professional learning. Connected Learning. Rationale: The opportunities for learning in our world today are immense and we need to take advantage of the opportunities that are presented to us. EDCAMP professional learning day.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 135 from the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. They’re doing awesome things to drive inquiry based learning. Idea #1: Use Formative Data to Improve Learning. Learn more about formative assessment.

2013 Global Education Conference Kicks Off Today - List of Sessions

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Catalina Valenzuela "Loved the chance to learn, share and grow both as an educator and as a person who wants to stay abreast of changes and innovation." A fantastic demonstration of a global learning event." Jessie Voigts "Thanks for providing this global forum that truly flattens the world of learning." Jerry Blumengarten The 2013 Global Education Conference starts today! Exciting to have an opportunity to share and learn with the entire world right at the same time."

10 Powerful Media Tools EVERY Educator should have started using yesterday! Part I

MSEDTechie

Social Media is not just a buzz phrase! Google Apps For Education A new way of learning and collaboration. Twitter! You aren''t using twitter yet? Sometimes you are even just chatting with yourself) Follow me on twitter @msedtechie 3.

Teacher Creativity Skill: Brainstorm and Plan Digitally

The Playground Advocate

Part of being creative as a teacher is coming up with creative learning experiences for students. Over the years, I''ve learned that my best lessons and units came about as a result of a lot of collaborative pre-planning. Almost no learning curve.

8 Books for Summer Reading and Professional Development

The 21st Century Principal

Looking back through my reading notes, if I had to select 7 books that I suggest as “Must-Reads for the Summer of 2013” here’s those seven. In other words, educators learn from the communities to which their are connected, and having the tools to make those connections are truly vital in the digital age. Packed in only 109 pages, she gives readers the process and tools to become a connected educator in the 21st century, and engage in "user-generated learning."

Announcing Amazing Keynote and Distinguished Speakers for the School Leadership Summit

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The 2013 School Leadership Summit, on March 28th, is a free one-day, online conference. Dr. Yong Zhao has designed schools that cultivate global competence, developed computer games for language learning, and founded research and development institutions to explore innovative education models.

Connected Educator Month Kickoff Details! PLUS Library 2.013 Proposals Deadline

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Next Tuesday and Wednesday, October 1st and 2nd, are the kickoff days for the 2013 Connected Educator Month (CEM). From Twitter to Facebook and Pinterest to Vine (hey--what about Classroom 2.0 ?!),

The School Leadership Summit Is March 28th - All Welcome! Plus, Call for Volunteers

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Conference strands are aligned to the internationally-recognized ISTE National Education Technology Standards for Administrators and include the leadership topics of: Vision in a Changing World, Teaching and Learning in a Changing World, Professional Learning in a Changing World, Data-driven Reform in a Changing World, and Ethical and Responsible Use in a Changing World. Docente The Social Media Dilemma in Education: Policy Design, Implementation and Effects - Dr. Devery J.

5 Questions to Help People Embrace Meaningful Change

The Principal of Change

Powerful Learning First, Technology Second (What is the type of learning that we want to see in our schools, and what resources will support this learning in our schools?). What is the “clear” vision for learning in your school? Powerful Learning First, Technology Second).

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The end of the day today is the final deadline to get in a proposal to speak at next week''s free and online 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference (STEMxCon.com) , September 19 - 21. Our Twitter hashtag is #stemx13, and we have some resources for publicizing at [link].

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Beautifully Out of Reach

The Principal of Change

This lovely woman came up to me during my session the other day, and talked about how she just signed up for Twitter. It bothered me because do not have any responsibility for our own learning, or is just what we are waiting to be taught?

ASCD Welcomes New Teachers and Offers List of Educational Resources

The 21st Century Principal

Continue Learning with ASCD’s Professional Development Tools PD In Focus ® – The award-winning PD In Focus online application provides educators around the globe with anytime access to high-quality, on-demand professional learning videos that show effective teaching in action. Here you will find current, relevant, and evidence-based tools and professional development to smooth your transition into a new era of teaching and learning.

Creating Change

The Principal of Change

Creating better ways for our kids and ourselves to learn. Yesterday, the “Global Day of Design” happened ( #GDD16 on Twitter ) and over 450 schools took part in this an amazing opportunity.

Focusing on What We Can Do

The Principal of Change

We had some great conversations and I later discussed them with the group of teachers that I was learning with. I look forward to following these students using social media to make a positive difference in the school community at the Schuyler Spirit Club twitter account.

@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. Twitter handle: @jcorippo. Jon keynotes, leads and designs Professional Learning experiences all over the country.

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.". 2013). Teachers have the largest in-school impact on student achievement.

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

NeverEndingSearch

Since 2013, Jennifer Gonzales has been regularly blowing my mind with her thoughtful blend of effective classroom strategies and what’s new on the horizon that you can use in your classroom or library tomorrow. Kasey Bell’s Shake Up Learning.

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EdTechTeam Leadership Symposium Ohio

EdTechTeam

On March 10, 2017, at Avon Lake High School in Avon Lake, OH nearly 100 educational leaders gathered for a day of learning, discovery, exploration, reflection and energy. Leaders who get the chance to be focused on their own growth for an action packed day of learning are better leaders.

3 Things That Have Slowed the Change Process Down in Education (And What We Can Do About It)

The Principal of Change

Budgets and government decisions can make creating new and better learning environments for students tough, but not impossible. Social media. If a song can spread so quickly, so can great learning.

Change happens. You can either do it, or it will be done to you.

The Principal of Change

When I start many of my talks or sessions, I encourage people to go to devices and provide them spaces either through hashtags on Twitter or Google Docs. How have you implemented opportunities for learning with devices in your own professional learning?

Google Apps for Education Tips, Tricks, and our Favorite Chrome Extensions | #TechEducator 101

TeacherCast

Twitter: @TechEdShow ([link]. Learn How to Create a Professional email signature that links to social media accounts. Quick Tweet for Multiple Twitter Accounts. Learn more about YouTube Tools Every Teacher Should Know here: [link]. Download.

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Missouri’s Mehlville School District’s Expands Partnership with Discovery Education to Focus on Creating Engaging STEM Learning Environments

techlearning

-A Combination of Discovery Education’s New STEM Connect Digital Service and Sustained Professional Development is Set to Drive District’s Efforts to Grow Student Interest in STEM Education- Silver Spring, Md. March 14, 2018) – Missouri’s Mehlville School District (MSD) today announced an expansion of its partnership with Discovery Education , the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

If you’re going to talk about the importance of digital literacy or information literacy or media literacy or what have you, then you best practice it. “ From the article that ”innovative teaching practice" appears to be project-based learning. ” Via The New York Times : “ Kremlin Cash Behind Billionaire’s Twitter and Facebook Investments.” ” “Whatever happened to the promise of online learning ?”

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 8th Play is the highest form of research. Albert Einstein The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. Learn more at geo-education.org.

8 Tried and True Edtech Tools to Try in 2018

The CoolCatTeacher

Steve Dembo on episode 222 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We can all learn something new. Now I’m going to be playing with Sutori, so I’ve learned something new today. Twitter: @teach42.