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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

Scientists and social media: an important new study

Bryan Alexander

When it comes to communicating with their peers, scientists use a variety of media, with an emphasis on old-school methods: When it comes to digitally communicating with one’s peers, the leading technology for scientists is… email.

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

NeverEndingSearch

However, at each level—middle school, high school, and college—these variations paled in comparison to a stunning and dismaying consistency. Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information.

What Students Are Actually Doing Online

Securly

This of course varies by age group: we found that younger teens (aged 13-15) spend the most time in front of their screens in comparison to other age groups. SOCIAL MEDIA. Facebook is the most visited social media network, used even by children younger than the age restriction.

People Make the Difference

A Principal's Reflections

Almost all of this growth can be attributed to a point in time that I became connected using a variety of social media tools. As many readers of my blog know, the big changes in my career came when I discovered the value of social media as a leader and learner.

Our mutual friends

Learning with 'e's

It fascinated social psychologist Stanley Milgram. So Milgram''s notion of six degrees is not so much a theory of learning, more a social contact theory, but it has significant implications for learning in the social media age. Bandura Social Learning Theory 4.

Blended Learning – How to Make it Work in the Classroom.

EdTech4Beginners

In comparison with a traditional classroom-based learning, a blended learning offers a teacher much more flexibility and shifts a teacher-centered classroom toward the student-centered one.

News literacy tools: Advice, four sites and a new app (Swiipe)

NeverEndingSearch

Among the ten key trends Pew researchers gathered from among their research reports on social and news media were: Use of mobile devices for news continues to grow. Two-thirds of Americans (67%) get at least some news on social media. .

5 Ways to Overcome Cognitive Overload

The CoolCatTeacher

Todd Finley on episode 325 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. By looking down, they’re trying to access more RAM in their brain in order to solve the problem. Twitter: @finleyt.

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Why a Web Filter Isn’t Enough To Keep Your Students Safe

Gaggle Speaks

A web filter is software designed to restrict or control the online content that a user is allowed to access. A school or district, for example, might block access to pornographic websites so students cannot access them. Here’s another example: Often schools and districts will block access to social media sites, like Facebook and Twitter, primarily because they might disrupt productivity and learning.

Tips & Tools to Enhance Collaboration Between Tech & Curriculum

techlearning

You can access Voice Typing by selecting “tools” then voice typing is an option. Our educators are using Newsela’s categories of readings to find articles that lend themselves to comparisons or even the pro/con option in text set.

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Experiences in Self-Determined Learning: Moving from Education 1.0 Through Education 2.0 Towards Education 3.0

User Generated Education

Moving Forward in the PAH Continuum: Maximizing the Power of the Social Web: Lisa Marie Blaschke. Heutagogy and Social Communities of Practice: Will Self-determined Learning Re-write the Script for Educators?: Philipp Schmidt (2007) provide an excellent comparison of how Education 1.0

Educators as Empowered Citizens (Unpacking the ISTE Standards for Educators)

Tech Helpful

Educators: Create experiences for learners to make positive, socially responsible contributions and exhibit empathetic behavior online that build relationships and community. As an active member of various Twitter chats, sharing my views on different topics is part of that community.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

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.

Revised List of Top iPad Apps for School Administrators

The 21st Century Principal

With this app, users get access to over 23,000 classic works. The Nook app gives you access to those purchases from Barnes and Noble. This app allows you to access those books you get through the Google Play Bookstore. All of these e-reader apps have access to free book titles too. Media Apps EPIX: For those who are movie addicts and have a cable subscription to the EPIX movie channel, you can now add access to your EPIX movies to your iPad.

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The persistence of distance (learning)

Learning with 'e's

By comparison, in its technology supported multiple formats, contemporary distance education is much more sophisticated. Learning in any mode, in any place and at any time is accessible to anyone with the means to access it.

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

“ 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.