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What is a Twitter Profile?

My Island View

The basic principle of Twitter is that if you follow ten people on Twitter, you will only see the tweets of those ten people. The ideal way to follow someone back is to first examine his or her Twitter Profile, which has public access. A very important number on that profile is how many tweets the person has tweeted while on Twitter. It speaks to their Twitter interaction. That is probably the best indicator of how each person engages Twitter.

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


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 Teachers Can Learn From One Another at Unconferences, Meet-ups and Edcamps


Meanwhile, the most enthusiastic listeners whisper to each other, or form mini-groups outside the conference walls, maybe even at a social gathering later that day. You’ll also need several classrooms for the sessions, Wi-Fi access, and available restrooms.

The Rise of Online Professional Development!

The Online Summit was only $40 and included a 1 year membership to the CUE organization, and gave attendees access to more than 40 keynotes and presentations, both live and recorded. And in most cases, I can access the content on my own time after the online conference is said and done.

Connecting Teaching, Learning, & Leadership


Dr. Mazza showed us this video to give an idea of what connected educators can do with Twitter: Twitter in D123 from OLHD123 on Vimeo. Tools to ensure only student and parent access? - But they do not send out student names on social media.

Effective Digital Leadership: Moving Our Schools Forward


Can also be accessed from anywhere that you have internet access, not just when you are connected to your school/district network. Public Relations In Royce City ISD, every campus has a Twitter account and shares reminders with parents and students via Twitter.

Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

Please dm me for an invite on Twitter @ShellTerrell or message me on Facebook. Lisa Dabbs, Tanya Avrith, and Erin Klein will be presenting about edtech tools, social media in education, #NTChat, and connected classrooms. Click to access that resource!

Here's What I Would Do

Adam Welcome

Last year I was at an EdCamp and in a session with about thirty other educators. I can't exactly remember what the session was about, but our conversation turned to social media, access in schools and certain things being blocked.

School Librarian as your Information Overload Superhero!


With easy access to websites, blogs, online PD, webinars, YouTube, workshops, and social media, finding digital resources is not hard to do. Organizing what we find, however, for efficient access when we need it, might not be so easy. efficient access to resources customized for their needs (grade, content area, unit, project)? There needs to be varied approaches to access and promotion. Ugghh, help, I can’t keep up!

If Ferris Bueller Was At Our School #savmp #KidsDeserveIt #PrincipalsInAction #edchat

Adam Welcome

At risk of not being challenged - at risk of falling through the cracks - at risk of being disengaged - at risk of getting into trouble - at risk of not accessing their absolute full potential - it’s our job as educators to reach all students and push them as far as they can go!

7 Ways to Spark Innovation and Collaboration In Your School


Some teachers engage in creative learning spaces with makerspaces, some create “classrooms without walls” via social media), and some explore virtual and augmented reality.


Google Tips for Instructional Coaches and Tech Coaches

Shake Up Learning

Ease of access tip : “star” your tracker so it’s easy to find in Drive, as well as share it with your personal Gmail accounts for access from any device. She has presented at FETC, the EdTechTeam Low Country Summit, and EdCamps. Follow Pam on Twitter: @specialtechie.

Three Ways to Use the Apple Teacher Program in Your District


There are no guides or play-by-play of what to do, and so we often turn to one another to share best practices such as twitter chats like #TosaChat. If teachers have access to both devices, consider having them choose one track to work with initially.

Campus Leaders: Developing Teacher Tech Leaders

What I love most about “edcamps” is that they are 100% driven by the collective knowledge of the group. Through social media, teachers will not only have access to the global dynamics of classrooms but also to learning events that are often not communicated about in school.

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.

To Android or not to Android

There is no box

The situation had been deteriorating for a while, with daily Google Account access becoming so frustrating, I actually installed Outlook on iOS in an attempt to make email work on my phone. Ever since I upgraded my iPhone 5 to iOS 9, I’ve been frustrated by my daily phone experience.

My Edublog Awards Nominations for 2011


The Edublog Awards were started about 7 years ago to counteract the trend of blocking social media in school districts and celebrate the educational power of these resources. This is all in addition to her dedication to interpersonal engagement on Twitter.

Google Apps for Education Tips, Tricks, and our Favorite Chrome Extensions | #TechEducator 101


Twitter: @TechEdShow ([link]. Learn How to Create a Professional email signature that links to social media accounts. Easily access your Google Calendar with this powerful extension Tweet This. Quick Tweet for Multiple Twitter Accounts. Download.

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Paperless Please

Hansen's Link to Tech

Tired of the long lines to access the school copy machine? Easy answer(s) is to contact your building/district coach, talk to your PLN, connect with a G+ Community, lurk or join Twitter Chat, attend a conference or edcamp.

2012 Edublog Award Nominations


Each year I enjoy the Edublog Awards season, which is ostensibly a competition but really a reminder of the importance of social media in education. In the past few years, quite a few of the SLPs participating in social media have represented in this event, as you can see in last year''s ASHAsphere post. It''s great food for thought and skillfully compiled, collected and elicited by Maggie McGary, ASHA''s social media director.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Motherboard : “ Twitter Is Banning Anyone Whose Date of Birth Says They Joined Before They Were 13.” If your marketing department thinks this is a good idea, if your media studies department thinks this is a good idea, tell them to read more. ” Via The New York Times : “ Edcamps : The ‘Unconferences,’ Where Teachers Teach Themselves.”

Literacy in the Digital Age: 9 Great Speaking & Listening Tools

Educator Innovator

Kids have access to information; we must teach them how to navigate a world constantly evolving where content is at their fingertips. We would argue our students read and write more now than they ever have before—between texting, social media, gaming, and everything else they do in their digitally fueled, online lives. With this tool, students can download their recording, link to a QR code, or share via email and social networks.

8 Things to Look for in Today’s Professional Learning (Part 2)

The Principal of Change

We not only have access to all of the information in our world today, but we have access to one another. Access to one another can accelerate and amplify powerful learning opportunities. EDCAMP professional learning day. What is EdCamp?

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

It is designed to significantly increase opportunities for connecting classrooms while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity and educational access for all. It breaks down all physical and social barriers. And we also organized India''s first edcamp, EdcampMumbai.