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How Does Social Media Slang Affect Learning?

Edudemic

The rampant use of social media/texting slang by teenagers is largely due to increased accessibility to mobile phones. The post How Does Social Media Slang Affect Learning?

How Hashtags Can Empower You in 2016

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The hashtag, that ubiquitous pound sign followed by a keyword, are part of the language of social media.”- Hashtags are now used on other social media sites, like Facebook, Instagram, and GooglePlus. Create a hashtag to start a movement or Twitter chat!

What Would Abe Lincoln’s Social Media Campaign Look Like? A New Classroom Use For Twitter and Facebook

Edsurge

During the 2008 presidential election, Barack Obama and his team pioneered the use of social media as a powerful campaign tool. It’s easy to forget, given how commonplace the use of social media is today, that back in 2008. sending out reminders and raising money on Twitter while interacting with people on Facebook was a huge deal. Both Twitter and the iPhone were less than a year old. What would Twitter posts from the Lincoln campaign look like?

2016 Fall CUE Overview

CUE

T his weekend brings another fabulous CUE event to educators interested in educational technology, the CUE 2016 Fall Conference. I’ll be one of those #notatcue people, and will be engaging with #fallcue followers via social media from my home just outside of Chicago.

5 Tips for Integrating Ed-Tech Into Students’ Daily Lives

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

What kinds of social media do students use? Increasing and sustaining engagement means knowing how students spend their time, and recognizing that education is inherently social is a prerequisite for successful integration. For more information visit @smartyreaders on Twitter.

5 Tools To Make Your Website Faster (and Better)

The CoolCatTeacher

Tips and Tricks for Educators Establishing a Personal Brand From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Google’s PageSpeed Insights is a quick tool for analyzing your website’s performance on both desktop and mobile devices.

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Social Listening: A Powerful, Free Classroom Learning Resource

EmergingEdTech

Facebook (classroom and instructional uses) Free Tools & Resources Mobile Learning Resources Social Media & Social Learning Twitter hootsuite for social listening learning social listening as learning tool social listening in classroom social media as research tool

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

and a Link to a Free Resource with More Tips From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today I’m celebrating my friend Jennifer Gonzalez’s 2016 The Teacher’s Guide to Tech. Crescerance and MAD-Learn (for Mobile App Development).

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A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

A Global Search for Education Reflection From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Perhaps this strategy can best be seen in the February 2016 controversy over Beyonce’s support of Black Lives Matter.

ISTE Highlights: Supporting New Teachers

Teacher Reboot Camp

Presentations were given by @teachwithsoul , @ShellTerrell , @TanyaAvrith , and @KleinErin about parent engagement, social media in schools, classroom design, Twitter for new teachers, and web tools for new teachers. — Shelly Sanchez (@ShellTerrell) June 28, 2016.

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Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

Join me virtually for a free webinar broadcast at the Badge Summit, Moving with Mobile Devices at 1pm Denver/2pmCT/3pmET/8pmUK. Please dm me for an invite on Twitter @ShellTerrell or message me on Facebook. Team Mobile Learning Implementation Resources.

Are You on Mastodon Yet? Social Network of Our Own

ProfHacker

Several of the edtech/digped people started appearing there over Thanksgiving weekend, thanks in part to this article , touting Mastodon as the open source alternative to Twitter. According to their “About” page: “Mastodon is a free, open-source social network server.

Olympic Learning! Over 32 Web Resources and Activities

Teacher Reboot Camp

Your students will also learn about different cultures and traditions by following the Olympics online through videos, articles, images, social media and infographics. Students can learn about the Olympics on Twitter: Follow these accounts and hashtags to get the latest updates and news- @Olympics , @NBCOlympics , @NPROlympics , @ESPNOlympics , #Olympics , #Rio2016 , and #Olympics2016. Check out this Twitter list of Olympic athletes.

Election 2016: How Did Higher Ed Leaders Respond?

ProfHacker

But late in the day, a friend who works at Southern New Hampshire University sent me an extraordinary email that he had received from the president there, and that email prompted me to ask on Twitter whether any other university presidents had similarly made statements about the election results.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

In the November 2016 Executive Summary , the researchers shared: When thousands of students respond to dozens of tasks there are endless variations. Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information.

Digital Privacy is a Civil Right

Indiana Jen

There has been a lot of talk in the news about the weaponization of social media. What is often not discussed in these arguments is the interconnectedness of social media and digital, data privacy. Additionally, Park Mobile is not a government app.

ISTE 2016 Cheat-Sheet for Newbies and Veterans

MSEDTechie

DO: Make a plan, but download the ISTE Mobile App to stay open to other possibilities. View the program online , follow the conference hashtag #iste2016 on social media to keep up with the latest information, and use the ISTE mobile app to enhance your ISTE experience even more.

Top Hashtags to Get The Skinny on What’s Happening in Edtech

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The hashtag, that ubiquitous pound sign followed by a keyword, are part of the language of social media.”- Below are 22 of my favorite hashtags to explore on Twitter related to education technology. This is the official Twitter chat schedule here.

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11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. This is important because you probably don’t want to share all of those pictures and videos on social media.

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Visualizing Learning with Infographics: 23 Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Canva is a free web tool and iPad app for creating social media posters, infographics, digital poster projects and more. Visual.ly lets you create an infographic comparing your Twitter account to a celebrity’s or peer’s account. “Numbers have an important story to tell.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thanks to the GEC Sponsors Social Media Amazing List of Currently Scheduled Sessions! Our founding sponsor International Education Resources Network (IEARN) will continue to support us for the 2016 Global Education Conference.

MAD about Mattering: A New Global Collaborative App Project #steam

The CoolCatTeacher

The Next Step in Global Collaboration From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. You can also follow the movement on social media with the hashtag #appsthatmatter. Media Contact: Kathryn Brannen.

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Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Bryan Alexander

Last week I participated in the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) 2016 conference. The event became much more dramatic than expected, once the hosting city, Washington DC, was clobbered by the great snowpocalyspe of 2016.

10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Nearpod is described as a mobile app that allows teachers to create and share interactive multimedia presentations in 1-to-1 device classrooms. Twitter. Twitter is probably one of the most misunderstood tech tools available to teachers today. Math teachers: This is for you.

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Trends to watch in 2016: technologies

Bryan Alexander

What can we expect from the digital world in 2016? So, following up from Tuesday’s education and contexts post , here are some tech trends to watch in 2016. Other mobile initiatives are working, from fitness trackers to smart watches to medical tools to digitally-enabled cloth.

Bending the rules of flipped classrooms

Neo LMS

Flipped classes don’t have to be over-reliant on videos and podcasts and all other recorded media. Social learning is another possibility. These days, you’re irrelevant if you don’t have Facebook or Twitter or Instagram. As discussed here on my post about social learning, the latter provides a good area to assess how students perform. We, by nature, are social individuals and the social landscape provides us with a comfortable and open learning avenue.

Visions of Education Futures Floating Around in My Head

User Generated Education

Why is there one person standing in front of the room doing all of the talking with students sitting passively at uncomfortable desks when we know that active, social, and experiential learning promotes interest, engagement, and deep learning? Learners are consuming real time and constant information, media, and news via Google, Youtube, Twitter, Facebook, and forms of social media via their mobile devices.

How Young Activists Deploy Digital Tools for Social Change

Educator Innovator

NOTE: This blog post is part of Writing Our Civic Futures , a social annotation project with Marginal Syllabus. Middle Eastern and Muslim-American youth are creating new ways to use social media and other digital tools to find their voices, educate, and organize for social change.

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5 Tips for Sharing News on Your School Website

Gaggle Speaks

More and more breaking news hits places like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram before anywhere else. While social media might be the first source, most of us don’t rely just on what they see on social media.

Things to Do In Denver When You’re Ed- an ISTE Look

CUE

Download the ISTE 2016 Mobile Ap p – Everything you need to navigate, sync, gamify, and stay up-to-date with everything ISTE 2016 has to offer is there. Get your group texts, social media tags , broadcast channels, etc. Twitter @CalhbeyGirl.

10 Ways Pokémon Go Augments Real-World Education & Student Learning

The ASIDE Blog

mobile game ever, surpassing Twitter in daily active users and crashing its Niantic host server. Social Media In The Classroom - This app furthers the benefits of social media in learning.

Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar)

Shake Up Learning

Below is a webinar that I gave on August 2, 2016, with Texthelp, the makers of Read & Write for Google and Fluency Tutor. Recorded Webinar from August 2, 2016). Email me at Kasey@ShakeUpLearning.com , or submit this PD request form to bring Shake Up Learning to your 2016 event.

PD in your PJs with #EDENchat

Learning with 'e's

I would establish a new Twitter chat, where everyone, members and non-members of EDEN could come together periodically and virtually, to discuss the burning issues of the day. On Twitter, our chats are moderated by a NAP steering group member and are always exactly one hour in duration.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“High school students will be allowed to carry mace in the 2016–2017 school year after the Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education agreed to remove prohibitive language and amend its policy,” the Salisbury Post reports. — Shane Goldmacher (@ShaneGoldmacher) May 10, 2016.

The Problem With Expecting Student Access

CUE

While their peers who have access to high speed internet and tech spend an awful lot of time practicing digital fluency in social media (and yes, that is definitely practice), the tech-less kids spend their free time away from a keyboard. You can find her on Twitter @MsLafferty.

5 Ways Teachers Can Encourage Deeper Learning With Personal Devices

Edsurge

If used intentionally, mobile devices can be an express pass to exploring beyond the walls of our schools. To ensure educators maintain a professional demeanor while communicating with students, it's possible to use apps such as Google docs or Evernote rather than basic email/texting on mobile devices. Your students may not be old enough for social media; it’s also likely banned at your school, but there are other synchronous ways to keep students engaged in real-time learning.

Why your young students love e-learning

Neo LMS

Social media channels provide the digital alternative for the “traditional” social life and support communication within online communities non-stop. They turn to other social media sites , like Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, Yik Yak, or Twitter.

How Young People Are Changing Civics, by Any Media Necessary

Educator Innovator

He explained how his parents immigrated to the United States when he was 3 years old, and detailed the difficulties of being undocumented, including being rejected from his dream university because he lacked a Social Security number.

Smashing Adobe

NeverEndingSearch

When finished, share your completed story to Facebook or Twitter, via email or message, or copy and paste a link. Again, completed stories may be shared on Facebook or Twitter, emailed or embedded. All these tools allow you to create natively in mobile environments.

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How m-learning is transforming online education

Neo LMS

That trend is called m-learning , otherwise known as Mobile Learning. billion smartphones worldwide as of 2016 – a number that is expected to climb to 2.5 The rise of social networking as a learning tool.