ISTE 2017 Schedule #iste17

The CoolCatTeacher

ISTE 2017 starts this weekend. I’ll do my best to “bring it” for those of you who add me to your busy ISTE 2017 program. Monday, June 26, 2017. ISTE 2017 Expanded Schedule. Monday, June 26 2017 – 9:15 am – 10:15 am.

Can Companies Like Facebook Help Close the Access Gap?

Tom Murray

This past weekend I was searching for a particular feature inside the Facebook app while on my cell phone. Can Companies like Facebook Help Close the Access Gap? When districts design their plans for home access, and companies such as Facebook rise to the challenge, kids win.

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2017 Teachers Pay Teachers’ July Conference — Overview

Ask a Tech Teacher

TpT 2017 Conference Observations. Post to Facebook with meaningful information (like education posters or memes) to gain an audience. One of the largest online marketplace for teachers is Teachers Pay Teachers.

10-Minute Teacher | Top 10 Episodes of March 2017 #10mt

The CoolCatTeacher

Top 10 Shows of March 2017. Thank you to those of you who are listening and chatting with me on Facebook and Twitter about your thoughts. 5 Tech Tools to Try in 2017 with Jennifer Gonzalez (Show #20).

I Saw it on Facebook! Focusing School Communities on Literacy with Social Media

CUE

In my neck of the woods, the people are on Facebook , which means so am I, and I am one thumbs-upping gal. I use Facebook to communicate, collaborate, and celebrate with the wider community. I heavily promote participation in both of these events on Facebook. The jury is in.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition). These signs may not just be a phone call, but also WhatsApp messages, emojis and Facebook posts." Tagged on: September 1, 2017 Google promised not to scan Gmail for targeted ads—but for how long? |

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Facebook Now Using Artificial Intelligence To Predict Teen Suicide

TeachThought - Learn better.

Facebook Now Using Artificial Intelligence To Predict Teen Suicide by TeachThought Staff On November 27, 2017, Mark Zuckerberg announced plans—through a Facebook post—to use an emerging technology to help predict and prevent teen suicide.

Using Facebook Stories in the Classroom

Gaggle Speaks

” This is certainly true of the Stories feature on social media—made popular by Snapchat—which has recently been implemented by Facebook. On Facebook, users now can post updates that are only visible to other users for 24 hours , at which point they’re gone forever (or so it seems).

Diversity and EdTechTeam in 2017

EdTechTeam

As we enter 2017, we commit to taking a more explicit and more active approach. For now, we invite any of you who are interested in this topic to join us in a Diversity in EdTech Facebook group we’ve created for this purpose.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition). These signs may not just be a phone call, but also WhatsApp messages, emojis and Facebook posts." Tagged on: September 1, 2017 Google promised not to scan Gmail for targeted ads—but for how long? |

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 33 Edition)

Doug Levin

The 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform: Digital Learning , which offers my sense of what those interested in K-12 educational technology can and should take away from this annual polling about schools. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 33 Edition).

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Join the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group!

Shake Up Learning

The post Join the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group! Ready to Shake Up Learning in 2017? Join our Facebook Group! There may even be some exclusive content and live training coming your way in 2017! I just joined the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group!

Podcast: “Protecting Your Childrens’ Privacy against Google, Facebook…and their Schools”

Doug Levin

The Complete Privacy and Security Podcast is a joint effort of Michael Bazzell and Justin Carroll. Together, they wrote the “ The Complete Privacy & Security Desk Reference: Volume I ” and are currently collaborating on the next volume in this series. With law enforcement, military, and government experience–in both how to conduct digital surveillance and avoid it–they are by any standard privacy enthusiasts.

7 of the Best Student Apps for 2017

GoConqr

To make things easier for you, we present this a list of the most interesting and recommended student apps for 2017 to ensure that your study process is as complete as possible. What are the best student apps for 2017? #1 We will continue to add exciting new features throughout 2017. #2 This is one of the most useful student apps for 2017 , since it allows you to scan any type of document with a mobile phone simply by taking a photo.

Summer 2017 Learning Series: Create Solid School:Home Relationships This Year

The Web20Classroom

From checking our likes on Facebook to posting pictures of our amazing meal on Instagram, almost 3/4 of all Americans use social media on a daily basis. Facebook can engage with more than just parents and guardians.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition). Tagged on: September 23, 2017 Lake Central again seeks state technology loan of $900k | NWI.com → Each school district is eligible to receive $100 per student as determined by the enrollment at the end of September. Tagged on: September 23, 2017 Forget what you’ve been told about edtech | TechCrunch → Patrick Brothers writes: "Investors are incessant in their hunt for the next emerging market.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition). Tagged on: September 23, 2017 Lake Central again seeks state technology loan of $900k | NWI.com → Each school district is eligible to receive $100 per student as determined by the enrollment at the end of September. Tagged on: September 23, 2017 Forget what you’ve been told about edtech | TechCrunch → Patrick Brothers writes: "Investors are incessant in their hunt for the next emerging market.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition). Tagged on: August 27, 2017 DeVos Invested in Company Under Investigation for Misleading Claims | Education Week → When U.S. Tagged on: August 27, 2017 Sonos says users must accept new privacy policy or devices may "cease to function" | ZDNet → "The customer can choose to acknowledge the policy, or can accept that over time their product may cease to function," the spokesperson said.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition). Tagged on: August 27, 2017 DeVos Invested in Company Under Investigation for Misleading Claims | Education Week → When U.S. Tagged on: August 27, 2017 Sonos says users must accept new privacy policy or devices may "cease to function" | ZDNet → "The customer can choose to acknowledge the policy, or can accept that over time their product may cease to function," the spokesperson said.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition). " Tagged on: July 30, 2017 Tristan Harris: The Manipulative Tricks that Tech Companies Use to Capture Your Attention | TED → A handful of people working at a handful of tech companies steer the thoughts of billions of people every day, says design thinker Tristan Harris. From Facebook notifications to Snapstreaks to YouTube autoplays, they're all competing for one thing: your attention.

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This is What Powerful Learning Looks Like, Students Share Their Stories

Digital Promise

Because of her dedication and her ability to leverage blogs, Facebook groups, and YouTube videos, Zaina and her team have won top prizes in local and statewide competitions. Last week, Digital Promise co-hosted the EdSurge Fusion conference.

What is Microsoft Sway?

Ask a Tech Teacher

You’re stuck with Facebook and Twitter — neither good for youngers, a link that takes you out of whatever site it’s found in (say, the class website), or an embed code that can only be played in situ.

How Instagram, Facebook and Twitter Foster Digital Citizenship & Safety

Gaggle Speaks

Be sure to visit Facebook’s Safety Center for information on its safety policies, tools and resources that are available to the public. ” How Instagram, Facebook and Twitter Foster Digital Citizenship & Safety Click To Tweet. Did you notice any peculiar trends on Instagram recently?

Picting, not Writing, is the Literacy of Today’s Youth

The Journal

Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest are among the most popular websites and apps on Planet Earth. Those websites support "picting" — using images to communicate.

The Importance of Online Personal Learning Networks.

EdTech4Beginners

This can happen through belonging to shared Facebook groups or following educators on Twitter and taking part in ‘ Twitter chats ‘ Why should you have an online PLN? Tagged: education , facebook groups , learning , online , personal learning networks , pln , plns , twitter.

Top Web Links, Tweets & Instagram Posts from 2017

Learning in Hand

I share helpful links for educators on Twitter and Facebook everyday. Let's see what resonated on social media in 2017. I’m using these tools to bring you the best of what I shared in 2017. SXSWEdu #cue17 pic.twitter.com/jGD99vIHYF — Tony Vincent (@tonyvincent) March 6, 2017. ???

3 Key Social Media Platforms That You Can Use To Keep Students Engaged In Your Classroom

Wisewire

Three of the most popular social media platforms among students are Snapchat, Facebook, and Twitter. Since Snapchat is a newer social media platform, you may not be as familiar with it as Facebook and Twitter. Where do students spend their time outside of school?

A Look Back- CUE 2017 National Conference (Plus Puppets)

CUE

Looking back on CUE 2017, I am struck by the number of small moments in a venue so large it requires maps and guides. Ryan O’Donnell (@creativeedtech) March 19, 2017. Beth Heyden (@HeydenTech) March 18, 2017. Nancy Minicozzi (@CoffeeNancy) March 20, 2017.

9 Keys For Successfully Using Facebook to Connect Educators: #ISTE17 Presentation

The Innovative Educator

This year at #ISTE17 I had the opportunity to share with those at conference, and those around the world (via livestream), nine keys we’ve discovered from years of moderating a powerful group for #NYCSchoolsTech educators on Facebook.

From Banning to Embracing Social Media: #GovTechLive Names #NYCSchoolsTech Facebook Group & Twitter Chat Best in NYC

The Innovative Educator

Fast forward to 2017 and the NYC DOE was honored as the Best in NYC for its innovative use of social media to engage citizens for the work happening via our #NYCSchoolsTech Facebook group and Twitter Chat moderated by tech teacher Eileen Lennon. For us that was Facebook.

Facebook and Fake News: Esther Wojcicki On Teaching Digital Journalism in High School

Edsurge

At times 2017 has seemed like a new era for reporting, where newsrooms have had to question and reevaluate their purpose for existing. A Pew Research study that came out recently said Facebook was the primary way that younger generations were getting their news. You have your Facebook feed, and then people are sharing the news that they found interesting. So in my class, I teach how Facebook news is generated and why there are problems with it.

A Teenage Bullying Story

The CoolCatTeacher

Tuesday, October 17, 2017. And I found out on Facebook actually, so I gave his office a call, saying like I’m supporting him, I’ve been bullied and cyber bullied before.

How to Teach Coding in the Elementary Grades with Sam Patterson

The CoolCatTeacher

Date: Monday, December 4, 2017. So I’ll have a very busy weekend, posting those pictures to Twitter and Facebook. Sam Patterson on episode 201 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Safely Involve Students in Social Media and More Student Voice Tips

The CoolCatTeacher

Heather Callihan’s @ hcallihan students help with their Facebook and Twitter using some technology tools. Wednesday, September 6, 2017. So, what can we do to get our student voice integrated into those school accounts, like our school Twitter, school Facebook, Instagram?

Arkansas is first to participate in Facebook virtual reality initiative

FETC Converge

Arkansas high schools will be the first in the nation to receive 500 Oculus Rift virtual reality systems as part of an initiative by Facebook. Under the Arkansas & Facebook Techstart Partnership, schools will receive 500 kits that include headsets, 360-degree cameras, and computers. Uncategorized coding education computer science Facebook STEM virtual reality