Overcoming Social Media Fears

Tom Murray

Amy is an awesome High School Assistant Principal from Oregon and is the type of school leader that leverages social media in her daily work; to both share the incredible things that happen in her school as well as to grow professionally.

Social Media and Kids - what you should know - guest post

Educational Technology Guy

How Kids Are Using Mainstream Social Apps What You Should Know About Your Child’s Social Media Platforms The Most Popular Social Apps Among Teens and How They’re Using Them What Are the Mainstream Social Apps and How Are Teens Using Them? social media

5 Ideas to Tap Social Media to Enhance PD and Student Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Nikki Robertson in Episode 340 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Can social media be effective professional development? Twitter Chat Sessions, and TL News Night.

Liz, Aly, & Walt: Ticked Off Teens Talk about Social Media and Smartphones

The CoolCatTeacher

My students speak out on episode 312 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. In a recent podcasting project, my students reflected on their opinions about social media.

B2B Social Media Trends We are Going to See in 2018

Ask a Tech Teacher

Social media has been around for some time now. Twitter launched 11 years ago, LinkedIn 14 years ago, Facebook 13 years ago — and you know what? As new school B2B buyers step into the role of decision-maker, social media will influence their purchase decisions.

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

Catlin Tucker

At first, this fixation seems shallow but the viewer quickly realizes that one’s social rating directly impacts their ability to receive discounts, qualify for housing, procure invites to events, book flights, enter specific buildings, and access medical treatment.

Twitter (And Other Social Media): Our Ego-Inflation and Self-Promotion Device

techlearning

Have you really thought about the nature of social media? We users of social media often forget that it has specific design characteristics whose purpose is perhaps not what we think. But is connection really the purpose of Twitter?

Twitter (And Other Social Media): Our Ego-Inflation and Self-Promotion Device

The 21st Century Principal

Have you really thought about the nature of social media? We users of social media often forget that it has specific design characteristics whose purpose is perhaps not what we think. For example, we have been fond of praising the ability of Twitter to allow us to connect with others. Or, are we connected simply because the medium, in this case Twitter, has declared us connected? But is connection really the purpose of Twitter?

Today's Newsletter: Social Media Miscreants—Teacher Edition

techlearning

This teacher was arrested after confronting a news reporter regarding his Twitter account, which featured tweets questioning why there is no white history month and criticizing the looks of participants in marches for women's rights. Social Media TL Advisor Blog

It's Time to Redesign Your Social Media Presence for 2018

Edsurge

Using social media successfully in 2018 means more than checking your Facebook page or scrolling through Twitter occasionally. It is possible, with intention, to create a social media presence that is effective—for both you and your audience—whether that’s friends, colleagues or peers around the globe. Here’s how educators can get started creating an intentional social media presence, making the best use of the many tools and platforms out there today.

24 Social Media Shortcuts

The Daring Librarian

Sometimes, when you're sharing the benefits of a professional Social Media presence, it can become a bit bewildering and overwhelming. To get more ideas about each of these parts of a profile check out: 6 Tips to a Super Twitter Profile Your Turn!

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.

Twitter EDU – The Twitter Guide

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

Twitter EDU :: Your (FREE) One-Stop-All-You-Need-To-Know-Guide to Twitter. Here is a brief description of the book: Your One-Stop-All-You-Need-To-Know-Guide to Twitter. The hardest part of Twitter is that it does not have a friendly entry point.

False Promise of Social Media: Confessions of a Former SM Evangelist

The 21st Century Principal

In some of my past blog posts, I’ve often talked about how social media fostered conversations and connections. Social media is more about self-promotion, dividing people, and making useless declarations than it is about connecting people. To see this, just take a moment to examine your Facebook News Feeds and Twitter timelines. This is because these social media sites are constructed not to foster conversations nor connections.

How & Why to Report a Post on Social Media

Indiana Jen

” The March for our Lives movement, along with other topics in the news, have highlighted that Social Media is powerful and impactful in the modern world. JSTOR recently posted an article highlighting “ What Parkland Tells us About Teens and Social Media.”

False Promise of Social Media: Confessions of a Former SM Evangelist

techlearning

In some of my past blog posts, I’ve often talked about how social media fostered conversations and connections. Social media is more about self-promotion, dividing people, and making useless declarations than it is about connecting people. TL Advisor Blog Social Media

Class Tech Tips: 10 Tips for Using Social Media to Tell Your School’s Story

techlearning

From Instagram to Twitter, social media has a powerful way of connecting users from around the world. But how can you start using social media platforms to tell your school’s story in local and global ways? Social Media edtech News TL Advisor Blog

If we don’t engage online, we cede mindshare to others who will

Dangerously Irrelevant

Please join Dr. Heather Johnson and me for one or both of our two Spring 2019 social media workshops for SEHD faculty and students! ]. As a faculty member who has an outsized social media presence ( 53,000+ Twitter followers ; video series with 100+ million views ; one of the top education blogs in the world , etc.), Tales of “Bad Twitter” are legion, for example. Increasing the visibility and impact of our work [July 2, 2018].

How students are using social media to change the world

eSchool News

Social media has gotten a bad rap. But as the students-turned-activists at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, have discovered, when used properly, social media can help you make a difference.

5 Ways to Help a Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

Debbie Scott on episode 400 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. 5 Idea Friday All Grades Get Connected (PLN Building) Social Media Teachers

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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5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

Mike Daugherty on episode 245 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Date: Friday, February 2, 2018. Twitter: @MoreThanATech.

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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. These ads were released by the US Congress as being traced back to Russian origin, although they were liked and reshared by many Americans on social media.

TLC Ninja: Ben Hartman and the Twitter Tribe

CUE

Many readers of On CUE are probably dedicated Twitter users, but there are even more educators out there who haven’t yet realized what this social media platform can offer. The post TLC Ninja: Ben Hartman and the Twitter Tribe appeared first on OnCUE.

How students are using social media to change the world

FETC Converge

The Parkland students have been using Twitter and other social platforms to mobilize teens (and adults) to fight for stricter gun laws. But the Parkland students aren’t the only ones using social media to do more than watch videos and memes. Across the country, high school students are figuring out other ways to use social media positively. Uncategorized digital citizenship SEL social media Student activitism

Starting Your PLN on Twitter: A Guide for Teachers

techlearning

Are you a teacher who's new to Twitter? Because it's so widely used among educators, Twitter is a great place to connect with others, share ideas, and learn from one another. Video Twitter Ed Tech Ticker Pln Social Media

#PLN: Using Twitter to Impact Your Professional Learning

Class Tech Integrate

The most important/impactful professional learning I have ever participated in was developing my own Personal Learning Network (PLN) through Twitter. and how on earth are you doing professional learning with Twitter? edtech pln professional learning social media social networking

Using Twitter: A Plus for My Math Teaching

MiddleWeb

Many teachers use Twitter to some degree. Meaningful Math Social Media @fawpnguyen @jreulbach @saravdwerf #Iteachmath #MTBos Math Twitter Blogosphere #MTchat #MTMSchat #teach180 collaboration community mathequalslove Michelle Russell new teachers PD twitter

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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Increasing the visibility and impact of our work

Dangerously Irrelevant

As a faculty member who has an outsized social media presence (53,000+ Twitter followers; video series with 100+ million views; one of the more visible education blogs in the world, etc.), Image credit: Social media class , mkhmarketing.

Virtual Mentorship for Emerging Leaders [Encore]

The CoolCatTeacher

Top Wonderful Classroom Wednesday in 2018 (so far) with Jodie Pierpoint 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.

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Social Media in the Library: 4 Top Ways to Promote Digital Literacy

EdTechTeam

The importance of media literacy cannot be understated. Nor can the value of social media as a teaching, learning, and publishing tool. Two principles inform why I engage with my students around social media: Digital literacy doesn’t just naturally develop any more than print literacy does, and. So, my students must have guided practice analyzing and using social media if they are to use it purposefully, productively, and safely.

Teaching digital citizenship with picture story books

Ditch That Textbook

Find her on Twitter (@misskyritsis) and […]. Teaching digital citizenship books digital citizenship picture books picture books for the classroom social media picture books technology picture booksTeaching digital citizenship in a meaningful way can be daunting. These picture books illustrate important concepts beautifully. This post is written by Eleni Kyritsis, a Year 3 teacher and Leader of Digital Learning and Innovation from Melbourne, Australia.

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Britt Watwood on episode 327 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2018. You have to prove to me that it’s worth using Facebook, or any social media, for that matter.

Today’s Challenge: Focus on Where You Are

The CoolCatTeacher

Day 4 of 80 Days of Excellence From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. So, I wish that I had a “work only” mode for my phone and that all social media would be blocked. Leave social for home time.

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What’s in Your Edtech Bag? #EdTechRations

The CoolCatTeacher

David Hopkins on Episode 357 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. David Hopkins, author of Emergency Rations #EdTechRations: What’s so important we can’t leave it at home?

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Use Twitter to Build PLN, Communicate With Students

techlearning

[ The Real Way to Avoid Hearing from the Same 26 Facebook Friends ] Twitter Smart classroom tool if used with care; priceless for PLNs Pros: Its energetic, fast-paced communication appeals to those who like to be "in the know." News App of the Day Resources Pln Social Media Twitter App

10 Edtech people to watch in 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Neo LMS

Top 10 edtech people to watch in 2018. A blogger , speaker, author, technology advocate and prominent voice in social media, Rafranz Davis aims to bridge the digital divide in schools. You know the saying “The only constant is change”.

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Ann Oro: Developing A Digital Citizenship Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

Ann Oro on episode 314 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Date: May 17, 2018. Twitter: @ OroAnnM.