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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Social Media

edWeb.net

The drawbacks of social media are well-documented—like anonymous trolls posting negative comments just to spark controversy. In addition to negative commentary, Knowles acknowledged other challenges to adopting social media for education.

Engaging Social Media for Educators

MIND Research Institute

In our latest episode, Brian welcomes Senior Content and Brand Specialist Calli Wright to the podcast for a discussion on how educators can get more out of social media by taking a purposeful approach. 20 Texas Education Leaders to Follow on Twitter.

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Your vibe attracts your tribe: 3 steps for building a Personal Learning Network

Ditch That Textbook

I am here to learn and I will just […]. Ed Tech Teaching personal learning network pln professional learning network social media teachers on twitter teaching twitterI can do this. I am at one of the biggest tech conferences in the United States, all by myself, and I have no one to eat lunch with, recap a great session, or explore the exhibition hall with. “I I GOT THIS!”, I think to myself.

Preservice Teacher Virtual Co-Op Program

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Dr. Sam Fecich runs a virtual co-op program for her preservice teachers. This program not only helps her preservice teachers learn while doing authentic work, but it helps teachers get help for their classrooms.

Takeaways from CAMT 2019

MIND Research Institute

Last week, I had an awesome opportunity to learn with educators across the state of Texas at the annual Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (CAMT). How can we focus on deeper engagement not only for students but for our own professional development as educators too?

Why Connect?

A Principal's Reflections

I was honored to have been interviewed for Educational Leadership, ASCD's flagship magazine, on the power of Twitter as part of a Personal Learning Network (PLN). As you will see, the true power of connected learning is what you glean from the people you engage with.

Learning and growing as educators

Neo LMS

Finding time to engage in professional learning can present a challenge for educators. So how can educators engage in professional learning and find time to connect with other educators, when schedules and responsibilities make finding extra time difficult? Social Media.

Learning Never Stops

A Principal's Reflections

Learning is not attained by chance; it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.” – Abigail Adams How do you make, not find, the time to learn and get better? The same can be said about drive-by professional development.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The conference is being held Monday, November 18 - Wednesday, November 20, 2019 (November 21 in some time zones). Lisa Jobson, Project Director, 360 Story Lab, Digital Promise Global Place Based Service-Learning, Making the Connections to Global Citizenship , Perla Zamora, M.S.Ed.

Viral Messaging: Putting Digital Citizenship to the Test

Tech Helpful

The following post is by Alex Podchaski, and while I have never met him in person, we are part of each other's professional learning network. Over the weekend, the media has picked up on what has really happened and gotten to the real part of the story - it’s not real.

I’m Shaking Things Up at #ISTE19!

Shake Up Learning

appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I’ll be running around networking, learning, and sharing, and totally out of my introverted comfort zone! I will be sharing all of my presentations, resources, and new discoveries on Twitter , Facebook , and here on the blog.

Tech Ed Resources–Mentoring and Online Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

3 Things To Remember For Every Conference

The Web20Classroom

If you are a social media user or a blog reader you may have seen several posts related to getting more out of ISTE. Many veteran attendees have extensive lists of ways to maximize the impact and learning of all attendees. The learning becomes so much more valuable.

Beyond PLN

Adjusting Course

I joined Twitter in 2012, and since that time I’ve had the chance to experience the power of a Professional Learning Network (PLN) firsthand. We live in connected times. Sometimes it’s hard to believe how powerful the devices we casually tuck in our pockets really are.

How to Make an Impact as a Tech Coach

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Make an Impact as a Tech Coach appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Alison Jalufka is a Learning Coach at an elementary school in her Central Texas school district. Are you ready to make an impact as a technology and learning coach? Alison on Twitter.

Strategies for Closing the Digital Equity Gap

edWeb.net

Professional Learning. When we think about professional learning in this new era of education, it is not a linear process. Schools need to create a sense of urgency by supporting the professional learning of their teachers and coaches.

#PottyPD: How to Make the Most of a Captive Audience (FREE TEMPLATE) – SULS043

Shake Up Learning

The post #PottyPD: How to Make the Most of a Captive Audience (FREE TEMPLATE) – SULS043 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. We are talking about some alternative ways to share professional learning tips and strategies through what has been dubbed as #PottyPD.

Why Teacher Recruitment Needs to Change

Insight Education Group

In Utah, Governor Gary Herbert addressed his state’s teacher shortage recently with the following plea to his fellow residents via Twitter: "Consider becoming a teacher; it is a noble profession.". 2019, February 01). Teachers have the largest in-school impact on student achievement.

Top 10 Secrets of an Awesome Tech Coach – SULS019

Shake Up Learning

The post Top 10 Secrets of an Awesome Tech Coach – SULS019 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Ready to learn the top 10 secrets of being an awesome tech coach? There are so many great resources for you to excel in your coaching and consultant role, so get ready to learn!

6 Powerful Instructional Coaching Tools

EdTechTeam

Every professional possesses a set of tools that help them perform their job duties at an optimal level – instructional coaching is no different. Classroom visit tools are also included in the Dynamic Learning Project Coaching Dashboard. Tool #6: A Professional Learning Network.

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How to Get Credit for Listening to Podcasts – SULS012

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Get Credit for Listening to Podcasts – SULS012 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Let’s explore how we can use podcasts for professional learning and get credit for it! Carlos Garza has made a tracker to record your professional learning.

15 Non-librarian blog(ger)s too good to miss!

NeverEndingSearch

In addition to her solo posts, sharing thoughts and discoveries, Jennifer’s podcasts feature interviews with teachers, learning experts, parents, and other people who make things happen in education. So explore the site, sign up for my weekly tips, or follow along on social media.

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Livestreaming and Podcasting in the Classroom

edWeb.net

Moreover, he’s also seen many educators use the technology for professional development. What social media do you use regularly for communicating with your students and parents? For instance, TwitCasting lets users stream video while commenting via Twitter.

YOU Can Teach Like a Pirate! – SULS035

Shake Up Learning

– SULS035 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Learning how to engage students is one of the biggest challenges for educators today. Listen in to learn all about teaching like a pirate. . Learn how YOU can Teach Like a PIRATE! Join the Shake Up Learning Book Study!

Iowa’s Buena Vista University launches new track within online Master’s Degree program powered by Discovery Education

eSchool News

Participants enrolled in its new Technology Integrationist Track will learn from BVU and Discovery Education instructors how to successfully combine educational technologies with research-based, pedagogically proven instructional strategies to create student-centered classrooms.

Discovery Education acquires Inspyro

eSchool News

Discovery Education , a leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, announced the acquisition of leading virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) provider Inspyro.

The Ultimate Tech Coaches Guide to Weekly Email Newsletters

TeacherCast

In this post, we will take a look at the Weekly Email Newsletter and how Tech Coaches can use to them effectively to not only communicate with their colleagues but create several weeks of ongoing professional learning for their entire school districts.

The Chilean Ministry of Education Launches New Partnership with Discovery Education Supporting Presidential EdTech Initiative

techlearning

-New Collaboration Introduces Unique Combination of Dynamic Digital Content and Targeted Professional Learning to Chilean Schools- Silver Spring, Md. Inspired by the global media company Discovery Inc., Education Digital Learning Flipped Classroom The Wire k12 education

ISTE 2018 Cheat Sheet

techlearning

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. you want to learn.