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How to Teach Social Media Safety

Ask a Tech Teacher

These days, teachers should introduce students to the world of social media so they can begin to develop the skills they need to live a safe digital life. Create a social media contract. More on social media: 10 Ways to Use Twitter in Class.

7 Tips for Using Social Media for Professional Development

Ask a Tech Teacher

Tell me if this sounds familiar: With the 2016 New Year, you resolved to build your Professional Learning Network –finally, to stop living in the 20th century where your world revolved around a sticks-and-bricks building, a landline phone, and the mailbox.

Netflix’s Black Mirror: A Cautionary Tale About Social Media

Catlin Tucker

She works at Netflix and has a piece of artwork in her apartment that presents a scene from a Black Mirror’s “Nosedive” episode. Netflix (2016).”Nosedive” Watching “Nosedive” was like watching social media gone off the rails.

10 Ways to Use Twitter in Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

It makes sense; tweets and twitter streams have been part of hard-core news reports for years as an effective way for leaders and politicians to reach their constituents and pollsters to gauge what interests people. Establish rules for Twitter use. Twitter novel. More on Twitter.

#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with 'e's

By 2006 several social networking sites were enjoying surges in popularity, including MySpace, Bebo and of course, Facebook. 2006 was also the year Twitter was launched. Social media lend themselves naturally to support learning through discussions, collaboration and sharing.

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.

Costs and Benefits of Social Media in Education

Reading By Example

I cannot check Twitter, Facebook or a Google+ Community, so I seek different forms of cognitive engagement, such as connecting with my family more and attending to the immediate experiences in front of me. The opportunities provided through social media are not only couched in learning.

Costs and Benefits of Social Media in Education

Reading By Example

I cannot check Twitter, Facebook or a Google+ Community, so I seek different forms of cognitive engagement, such as connecting with my family more and attending to the immediate experiences in front of me. The opportunities provided through social media are not only couched in learning.

Gamify Your Professional Learning at the CUE 2016 Fall Conference!

CUE

At this year’s CUE 2016 Fall Conference, we are working hard to make the attendee experience even more engaging and enjoyable than years past. Additionally, we know that social media plays a large role in growing collaboration and connectivity at conferences and beyond.

3 Ways Teachers Can Say to Parents, “We Want To Be On the Same Team”

The CoolCatTeacher

Setting Up Your Classroom to Win From Day One From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or elsewhere , get the RSS feed , or listen via the media player above.

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. Specifically, the tool looks at how your images are being presented and how different parts of your website are being displayed.

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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. Keynote (for Presentations).

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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.

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5 Ways to Participate in #ISTE17 even if you’re not there #notatiste17

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Peggy George in episode 105 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Peggy George @pgeorge was one of the most photographed people last year at ISTE 2016, however – SHE WASN’T THERE.

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Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

Please dm me for an invite on Twitter @ShellTerrell or message me on Facebook. Free food and drinks as well as hands-on presentations. I will be presenting on engaging parents. Teacher Tips Upcoming Events #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16 conferences ISTE 2016

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.

6 Tips to a Super Twitter Profile

The Daring Librarian

Tips to a Super Twitter Profile After re-vamping my blog header header ( Teaching Good: Branding Evil ) I took a serious look at my Twitter profile and changed it, too! I changed my Twitter profile. First thing - BREAK Your Twitter Egg and show your face.

Visualizing The 2016 Conventions - Interactive Tools To Learn About Parties & Politics

The ASIDE Blog

Source: 2016 DNCC , 2016 Republican National Convention The quadrennial political conventions of the Republican and Democratic parties offer a mix of serious-minded civics and high-octane pageantry. These are excellent tools for both social studies and mathematics education.

Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

It was considered a social media application for professionals. Through LinkedIn I discovered Twitter. Twitter was more in real-time. I used Twitter only for educators. The Twitter Chat model flourished creating hundreds of education chats here and around the world.

Preparing Audience-Sensitive Presentations and Workshops

ProfHacker

But when you are invited to present a keynote or facilitate a workshop to people you know little or nothing about, how do you ensure you are sufficiently sensitive to your audience? Analog Profession audience conference Culture presentation Responsiveness Sensitivity workshop

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. One idea is to get your students to view a video of an Olympic event they have never seen and create a short presentation where they describe the event to their peers. Students can research a favorite Olympian and present some facts, statistics, predictions and a timeline.

Beat the Back-to-School Jitters with Twitter!

Teaching With Soul

ET, I host New Teacher Chat ( #ntchat ) on Twitter. Today I was able to take this post topic across the pond and share it as presentation with teachers in the United Kingdom attending an Ark Schools teacher training day. Every Wednesday at 5 p.m. PT, 8 p.m.

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.

Beat the Back-to-School Jitters with Twitter!

Teaching With Soul

Beat the Back-to-School Jitters with Twitter! by Lisa Dabbs | August 24, 2016 | Posts | 0 comments. ET, I host New Teacher Chat ( #ntchat ) on Twitter. If you enjoyed this post, please subscribe to TeachingWithSoul and connect with me on Twitter. Twitter.

What’s Hot in 2nd-Grade with #2ndchat moderator Carol McLaughlin

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 138 on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. FutureFit aligns social emotional learning and character education with your traditional subjects of math, language arts, sciences and more for grades K-12.

ISTE 2016 Cheat-Sheet for Newbies and Veterans

MSEDTechie

Each year, ISTE invites dynamic keynote speakers , conference presenters, and a huge exhibitor hall. 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.

Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

It was considered a social media application for professionals. Through LinkedIn I discovered Twitter. Twitter was more in real-time. I used Twitter only for educators. The Twitter Chat model flourished creating hundreds of education chats here and around the world.

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How to Boost Your Teacher Brand

Shake Up Learning

Haven’t yet jumped on the social media bandwagon? However, if you want to be a top contender for a job in the edtech world, and a positive role model for your students and peers, you need to be present—and presentable. Claim your social media real estate.

Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

It was considered a social media application for professionals. Through LinkedIn I discovered Twitter. Twitter was more in real-time. I used Twitter only for educators. The Twitter Chat model flourished creating hundreds of education chats here and around the world.

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You are what you tweet

Learning with 'e's

One of the topics we discussed at our social media panel session at the BETT Show 2016 was its dangers and pitfalls. I related the story of a student with a protected Twitter account , who felt it was acceptable to post disparaging tweets about his lecturers and university.

Visualizing Learning with Infographics: 23 Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Download a free pdf of the slides from my presentation, Visualizing Learning with Infographics as Learning Tools. . Canva is a free web tool and iPad app for creating social media posters, infographics, digital poster projects and more.

Celebrate Poem In Your Pocket Day with Us!

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

During the event, I will have a special “wall of social” displayed on our projection screen so that students can see any comments that you leave for them on social media such as Twitter and Instagram. Schedule: Thursday April 7, 2016.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Some important conference updates are below: Still Taking Proposals Keynotes + Sessions Presenters - Check Your Instructions Volunteering + Advisory Board - We Need You! Thanks to the GEC Sponsors Social Media Amazing List of Currently Scheduled Sessions!

It's complicated

Learning with 'e's

While I was there I did several presentations and workshops, and also recorded an interview 'on the sofa' with Director of Learning Facilities, Associate Professor Mike Sankey.

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Ideas and Tools to Give Everyone a Voice

A Principal's Reflections

Whether during a class, meeting, presentation, or workshop it can be at times extremely difficult to give everyone a voice. As I have transitioned to a major role as a presenter, I initially experienced the same struggles listed above. You can even integrate a Twitter hash tag.

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2016 Global Education Conference - More Keynotes, Call For Proposals Closing, 24K Members, + More!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

You can present in your time zone at a time that is convenient to you! Our founding sponsor International Education Resources Network (IEARN) will continue to support us for the 2016 Global Education Conference. If any GEC member will be present in Paris and would like to meet for coffee, let us know. The 7th Annual Global Education Conference (GEC) is Coming Soon!

What we think about technology

Learning with 'e's

There has been a lot of interest in this graphic thanks to Dr Justin Tarte who recently shared it on Twitter. Justin is very influential on social media, and when he tweets something, it is usually shared again multiple times.

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. Does anyone see a ceasefire coming up in 2016? I’m curious to see if Microsoft gets Hololens working in 2016.

Making sense of digital

Learning with 'e's

I learn a lot from discussions on social media channels such as Twitter. I have already written extensively about digital literacies and have presented several keynotes at international conferences where it features heavily.

How Parents Can Protect Their Children Online

Ask a Tech Teacher

Kids today are far less likely to be exposed to objectionable content through simple web browsing and instead will see their greatest danger through social media. There is an endless line of social media apps, from Snapchat to Twitter and much more.