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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. The consultant pulls up a graph of her rating trends and recommends she interact more with individuals who have a social score of 4.5

Teaching in Social Media Contexts

SpeechTechie

Social Media is part of life--and a good context for targeting social cognition and narrative language. A few contexts in which I have used social media in the last several months: GCF Learn Free has great simple tutorials on social media outlets.

The Skinny on Hashtags

A Principal's Reflections

Upon getting on Twitter in 2009, I was not only baffled about how to use the social media site but also about all the symbols associated with it. Before Twitter I referred to this as the “pound sign” on the telephone and only used it as such.

Virtual Mentorship for Emerging Leaders

The CoolCatTeacher

Jodie Pierpoint on episode 243 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Date: January 31, 2018. Twitter: @jodiepierpoint. Innovation Social Media Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

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Increasing the visibility and impact of our work

Dangerously Irrelevant

Similarly, presenting at conferences may bump up our visibility and standing with colleagues but has little to no impact on policymaking or practice outside of that event or our closely-defined academic realm. Image credit: Social media class , mkhmarketing.

The Best PD for Math Teachers (and How to Use It) #mtbos #iteachmath

The CoolCatTeacher

David Petro on episode 294 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. David Petro has been using Twitter for his math PD for more than eight years. Date: April 19, 2018. Twitter is now different.

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Getting Started with Twitter Chats

Hansen's Link to Tech

People use Twitter for many reasons: following interests, sharing ideas, inspiration, backchanneling, communicating with a larger audience, etc. Today’s post focuses on what is a Twitter Chat and tips on how to participate. What is a Twitter Chat? Social Media

ISTE 2018 Cheat Sheet

techlearning

Each year, ISTE invites dynamic keynote speakers , conference presenters , and a huge exhibitor hall. View the program online, follow the conference hashtag #iste2018 on social media to keep up with the latest information, and use the ISTE mobile app to enhance your ISTE experience even more.

International Blog Delurking Week–Get Involved!

Ask a Tech Teacher

Follow us on Twitter. If you do, you’ll probably find one of us over at your social media, checking things out in your corner of the tech ed world. Business Social media

The Journey to Becoming an Author

A Principal's Reflections

My unexpected journey began with a decision to give Twitter a try in 2009. This should never have happened either as I was convinced that any and all social media tools were a complete waste of my time and would not lead to any improvement in professional practice.

21 Things Every 21st Century Educator Should Try This Year (2018 Version)

techlearning

Seeing that the world and education has changed (especially in the areas of technology, privacy, etc), I thought it might be a good time to rewrite the post before the start of the 2018 school year. Give your students 1-2 minutes to stop, breathe, reflect, and simply “be present” every day.

I’m Shaking Things Up at ISTE 2018!

Shake Up Learning

The post I’m Shaking Things Up at ISTE 2018! I’m Shaking Things Up at ISTE 2018! And, of course, I’m shaking things up at ISTE 2018! I will be sharing all of my presentations, resources, and new discoveries on Twitter , Facebook , and here on the blog.

Backchanneling: The Why, How, and What (Best Tool)

A Principal's Reflections

So why and how should one incorporate backchanneling during workshops, presentations, faculty meetings, after hours, or in classrooms? Backchannels or back-channeling is common at conferences where attendees use tools like Twitter to discuss the various presentations in near real time.

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Whose Land? Understanding Indigenous Peoples Through Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Michael Furdyk from Taking IT Global talks about some global initiatives to help students understand indigenous peoples and develop empathy including Whose Land. Listen to the Show.

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Discovery Educator Network Invites Educators Around the Globe to Attend the 2018 Fall VirtCon

techlearning

September 19, 2018) – The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) invites teachers and administrators around the globe to participate in the 2018 Fall VirtCon on Saturday, October 20, from 8:45 AM to 2:30 PM ET. Inspired by the global media company Discovery Inc.,

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Skyward Honors 2018 Leader in Excellence Winners at iCon

techlearning

20, 2018) ­– Over 350 administrators, educators, and industry experts from around the world gathered in St. Presentations focused on improving engagement, reducing costs, and making data-driven decisions. STEVENS POINT, Wis.

The Lost Art of Listening

A Principal's Reflections

People know when we are distracted and not actually "present". The use of eye contact and facial expressions followed up by either additional questions or a synthesis of what was heard conveys to others that you are actually present.

Saying Yes to Student Ideas and Creativity

Digital Promise

Within the footprint of the past and present, students in the region are determined to tell their own story and contribute their own inventions to the region’s history. You can also follow the #EdClusters hashtag on Twitter for updates from the community.

Incredible Giveaways Whether You Are at #ISTE18 or #Notatiste18

Teacher Reboot Camp

This week my daughter, Savvy, Kelly Jake Duncan , and I are headed to the ISTE Conference as official ISTE media and to present. I will be presenting, “Building Community with Get-to-Know You Buncee Activities.”

How Much Time Should a Student Spend At School?

The CoolCatTeacher

A Global Search for Education, Cathy Rubin, Post From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. In the age of electronic media, a school could be everywhere, or it could possibly be nowhere. Can social media consume less time?

Infographics in Education with Eileen Lennon

The CoolCatTeacher

Eileen Lennon on episode 291 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. On April 26, celebrate PowerofEcon on Twitter with Discovery Education, CME Group, and their Econ Essentials Program. Date: April 19, 2018.

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Notes from Some Summer Reading 2018 f/ @shawnachor @gretchenrubin @micheleborba @IAmMarkManson @askpang @DanielCoyle @DanielPink @simonsinek

techieMusings

It dramatically raises their stress levels while robbing them of social connection, sleep, attention, happiness, and health. At the end of the year, he has some great blog posts and a pile of Twitter tweets to show for it. New habits present the essence of every change.

Enhancing Professional Collaborations

techlearning

Whether it is a live virtual meeting, Twitter chat, recorded webinars, or simply a series of emails, technology has given us ways to connect like never before. You can present together, write articles/blogs/newsletters (case in point with this article), or visit schools to collaborate.

The Authenticity of Vulnerability

The CoolCatTeacher

Day 26 of 80 Days of Excellence From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. There are things I can’t and won’t talk about on social media.

5 Ways to Bring Sustainable Food Understanding into Your School

The CoolCatTeacher

Julie Willcott on episode 285 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Sponsor: The STLinATL Conference will be at Woodward Academy in Atlanta July 26-27, 2018. Date: Friday, April 6, 2018.

5 Top Ways Technology Benefits Project Based Learning

Wisewire

Rather than settle on their device addiction for merely social needs, as educators we can harness this fixation to meet our educational objectives. TWITTER AS A RESOURCE. Twitter will be one of your best assets as far as getting ideas on lessons and projects.

20+ Emoji Activities and Resources for Teaching Math, Science, and English

Teacher Reboot Camp

Today is World Emoji Day and to celebrate I’m sharing 20 emoji activities, my slide presentation, and resources to engage your learners. Students can use image editing apps, like Snapchat or Twitter, to snap pictures of their readings and annotate them with emojis.

20+ Emoji Activities and Resources for Teaching Math, Science, and English

Teacher Reboot Camp

Today is World Emoji Day and to celebrate I’m sharing 20 emoji activities, my slide presentation, and resources to engage your learners. Students can use image editing apps, like Snapchat or Twitter, to snap pictures of their readings and annotate them with emojis.

Why Students Need More ‘Math Talk’

Digital Promise

It can improve memory and understanding; aid the development of language and social skills; and boost confidence and interest in math. The classroom in which math talk is not supported is a familiar scene: desks in rows, a teacher presenting a new procedure, and students working individually, focused on copying problems, getting an answer, and doing so as quickly as possible. This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license.

Stories Link Us Together

A Principal's Reflections

With an array of social media tools at our disposal, every educator should aspire to be the storyteller-in-chief. The other day I delivered a morning presentation to a large group of K-12. The stories I accessed on Twitter inspired me to be better.

Still Amusing Ourselves To Death

techlearning

The bombardment of “new” through current media offerings tends to overshadow the truths that have been shared, considered and proven over decades and centuries. Although I didn’t have the context I made a similar argument about social media.

Symbaloo Just Got a Big Upgrade

techlearning

At its core, Symbaloo is great, social, digital bookmarking. cross posted at www.bigguyinabowtie.com David Lockhart is an edtech presenter, speaker, advocate, and coach with over ten years' experience teaching high school social studies.

#Supermuch teaching in the classroom and online

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 344 with Jody Green and Dr. Tim Green From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I’ve presented at various conferences such as ATE , CUE and ISTE.

Building a Classroom Community by Having Parent Parties

The CoolCatTeacher

Tisha Shipley on episode 299 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Date: April 26, 2018. Dr. Shipley has written and published many articles and has social media to reach her students and families.

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Learning Transformed Course

A Principal's Reflections

Tom Murray and I have watched many book studies and Twitter chats unfold since the release of the book in June of 2017. We have also had the honor of co-presenting workshops across the United States. The reaction to Learning Transformed has been truly humbling.

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End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence

Ask a Tech Teacher

This week, I’m sharing three holiday activities that will get your computers, technology, and social media ready for the new year. This means recent blog posts, feed activity, and information on all social media, blogs, and websites.

Metaverse–Education Game-changer

Ask a Tech Teacher

Once completed, it can be shared through the app, with a link, by posting to some social media, or by uploading to a class LMS (learning management system). Once the experience is completed, publish to Facebook, Twitter, an LMS, or share the link.

How to Assess Your District: The Global Challenge Project Case Study

The CoolCatTeacher

Mark Wise on episode 223 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Jennifer Gonzalez is updating her Teachers Guide to Technology for 2018. Date: January 3, 2018. Twitter: @wisemancometh.

End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence

Ask a Tech Teacher

This week, I’m sharing three holiday activities that will get your computers, technology, and social media ready for the new year. This means recent blog posts, feed activity, and information on all social media, blogs, and websites.

7 Strategies I Use When Students Make Apps (or Do Any Genius Projects)

The CoolCatTeacher

Vicki Davis on episode 307 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Sometimes we’ll have Marketers doing something with social media. 4: Presentation for an Authentic Audience.