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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! ]. Unfortunately, two decades after the Internet became accessible to the masses, many educators still are slow to realize the possibilities that accompany our new digital tools and online environments. Tales of “Bad Twitter” are legion, for example. Image credit: Social media class , mhmarketing.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

How to Create a Twitter List of Reliable Media Sources

Reading By Example

Twitter has been the primary medium for sharing news regarding the presidential election and transition. This social media tool can be effective for gaining multiple perspectives on a topic or cause. My suggestion: Create a Twitter list. Start reading your Twitter list.

#withMalala campaign giving away 20k He Named Me Malala DVDs to classrooms

eSchool News

A social media campaign, Students Stand #withMalala, is making 20,000 DVDs of He Named Me Malala available for free to teachers across the U.S. Social Media global education malala social justice Twitter

A helpline for schools tackling cyberbullying

eSchool News

Pilot program lets schools tap into a helpline with close ties to Twitter and Facebook. Collier, who is co-creator of the recently-launched iCanHelpline.org , teamed up with #iCANHELP to develop a social media helpline for schools.

'I Learn Things on Twitter That I Don’t Learn at Harvard': Clint Smith on Inequality and Technology

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Smith is not one for silence ( he delivered a TED talk about the “danger of silence” in 2014 , in fact) and has used digital venues including Twitter to encourage others to speak up and recognize how history shapes the present. And when it comes to Twitter, are users merely “preaching to the choir,” or is it truly an effective medium for changing minds? There are so many different teachers who have found good effective ways to use Twitter in their classroom.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

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It’s taken on multiple meanings too: first used to identify the misinformation that had occurred online surrounding the 2016 election, it was later embraced by President Trump to denigrate and dismiss “the mainstream media.” They struggle with facts about social studies.

Global Leadership Week - Information and Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

There are four panel discussions this year: ​" The Role and Responsibility of Media in Global Education ," ​" Innovation in Global Education ," " The Value of Exchange Programs ," and " Understanding and Educating for Global Citizenship."

Election 2016: How Did Higher Ed Leaders Respond?

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But late in the day, a friend who works at Southern New Hampshire University sent me an extraordinary email that he had received from the president there, and that email prompted me to ask on Twitter whether any other university presidents had similarly made statements about the election results.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via The Hechinger Report : “ Virtual charter schools need ‘bold action’ for change, says national charter school advocacy group.” ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “For-profit institutions that cater to service members see chance to connect with students in Senate-passed provision expanding access on military bases.” Anil Dash and Gina Trapani announced they’re closing down their social media analytics product ThinkUp.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Chalkbeat : “For Betsy DeVos and her former advocacy group, the future of education means ‘ personalization ,’ including virtual schools.” ” Her “former advocacy group” – although considering she spoke there last week, I’m not sure how “former” it really is – is the American Federation for Children. ” The New York Times (op-ed page) on the “ 2017 College Access Index.”

The Politics of Education Technology

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“ Facebook Is Not a Technology Company ,” media studies professor Ian Bogost also wrote in August. Facebook is, although Mark Zuckerberg denies it , a media company. And like democracy, technology changes the social and individual relationships between us. ” Eschewing “traditional” media advertising buys, the Trump campaign invested in Facebook ads and raised money through the site as well.

Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Evaluating Institutional Repository Metadata for Out of This World Access - Lizzy Walker, Metadata and Digital Initiatives Librarian InterPARES Trust: Examining the Benefits and Risks of Storing Records + Information in the Clouds - Patricia C. Please join us for the third annual global conversation about the future of libraries: October 18-19, 2013, [link]. The conference is once again being held entirely online around the clock in multiple languages and time zones.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our Twitter hashtag is #stemx13, and we have some resources for publicizing at [link]. Iris Lapinski - CEO, CDI Apps for Good - "Apps for Good - Growing a new generation of problem solvers and makers" Dale Dougherty - Founder, President, and CEO, Maker Media, Inc.;

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Learning Revolution Free Events - "Reinventing the Classroom" Online Conference This Week - GlobalEdCon Call for Proposals - RSMiniCon This Weekend

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

For over two decades, CoSN has provided leaders with the management, community building, and advocacy tools essential for success. Bev Fine, BrainPOP ESL’s Editorial Director, will be on hand to help you make complex material and vocabulary more accessible to all students. Learn about addressing student privacy and up-to-date acceptable use policies that include social media. Follow #liveclass20 on Twitter and visit [link] for weekly details.

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The 2015 Global Education Conference Starts Today - All Online - Full Session Listing - Join Us!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

In addition to being able to find partners for global projects, you also have access to the archived recordings of the several hundred sessions that have taken place over the last five years! Our social media page is HERE with links to Facebook , Google+ , Twitter , and more.