Is social media disrupting our networks?

The Christensen Institute

On the heels of a divisive campaign, people are more aware than ever of the social and political groups that sit on different sides of the aisle, live in different parts of the country, and break bread with different cultural factions. The post Is social media disrupting our networks?

The Summer of Social Media

Kyle Pace

One thing that I think summer is great for in terms of professional learning is investing the time to better understand how you can use social media as an educator. Social media can be used as a great communication tool for a district, school, or a classroom.

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

Catlin Tucker

She works at Netflix and has a piece of artwork in her apartment that presents a scene from a Black Mirror’s “Nosedive” episode. The consultant pulls up a graph of her rating trends and recommends she interact more with individuals who have a social score of 4.5

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.

Is there enough diversity in your social media?

eSchool News

As we consume more social media, our perspectives are getting less diverse. And I’m not the only one using social media sites in this way. This is exactly what is happening in social media sites.

What Schools Can Learn About Communication From the Vatican’s Former Social Media Chief

Edsurge

In 2017, Monsignor Paul Tighe may have been the only priest amidst a sea of techies at South by Southwest (SXSW), where he spoke about his past experience serving as Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications for the Catholic Church. Think “social media director” for the Catholic Church.) Odd as his presence may have seemed, it was not out of the ordinary for the Church, which first devised a social media strategy around 2010.

Scientists and social media: an important new study

Bryan Alexander

Pew researchers presenting to AAAS. 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.

Engaging More Administrators in Using Social Media

The 21st Century Principal

How do we engage administrators more in using social media and in developing a Professional Learning Network? That was the question at the center of my presentation at the annual North Carolina Technology in Education Society’s (NCTIES) 2011 conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. With all this negative publicity, it’s easy to see why administrators run in the other direction when someone tries to convince them to engage in social media.

Costs and Benefits of Social Media in Education

Reading By Example

But there is a cost to this access. This lead presents a counter to the promise of the Internet facilitating powerful connections among people. The opportunities provided through social media are not only couched in learning. Living and learning with new media.

Engaging Students in Critical Social Media Analysis Through Debate

Educator Innovator

As part of the national celebration of Digital Learning Day last month, I had the opportunity to moderate an online debate between two teams of high school students from opposite ends of California about the merits and risks of social media as a communication tool.

Costs and Benefits of Social Media in Education

Reading By Example

But there is a cost to this access. This lead presents a counter to the promise of the Internet facilitating powerful connections among people. The opportunities provided through social media are not only couched in learning. Living and learning with new media.

How I use social media for my professional development

Nik Peachey

This has been a common theme to many of the presentations, workshops, webinars and seminars that I have been asked to do over the last few years, but however many times I try to present on this subject I never really feel that I get the message across as clearly and persuasively as I would like.

SlidePresenter - free online multimedia presentations

Educational Technology Guy

SlidePresenter is an online presentation service. It has a free account that is full-featured and the service allows you to create videos that are synced with PowerPoint presentations. Each presentation can be tagged, embedded in other sites, and easily shared via social media.

Dear Otto: How Do Students Access Twitter in the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

” While I understand the points that you are making in the article, one question I didn’t see answered is how students access Twitter — is this done on their personal devices; or is this something that is allowed on district equipment? Social media twitter

Increasing the visibility and impact of our work

Dangerously Irrelevant

For instance, publishing an article in a peer-reviewed journal may move us closer to tenure and promotion but prevents most practitioners from accessing our work because of paywall and other barriers. Image credit: Social media class , mkhmarketing.

Social Media and Gamification Take Center Stage in Learning – Noelene Callaghan, Australia

Daily Edventures

At the recent Kent Technology Expo, Callaghan – a social media maven — presented on how to create Personalized Learning Activities using matrices that encompass Bloom’s Taxonomy and Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences.

Power of the press without concurrent accountability

Dangerously Irrelevant

Peggy Drexler said: The problem with social media, and our dependence on it, is that it allows people to present and receive whatever angle they want, biased or not, fair or not. If we taught our teens to drive the way we teach them about social media.

6 Things Every High School Senior Should Have Access To Before Graduation

EdNews Daily

During senior year in high school, all students should have access, knowledge, and experience within these top six areas of education below. Before high school graduation, every senior should have access to financial education.

Better Presentations with Sway

ProfHacker

Sway is Microsoft’s new presentation (and more!) For example, here is a wonderful set of slides I did for a presentation on digital tools for the literature classroom. And the presentation can be shared on social media, as well as embedded on the web.

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

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Social Media : Students consider the sources of a tweet and the information contained in it in order to describe what makes it both a useful and not useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

We just created this venue for anybody to come on and present — and for anybody else around the world 24 hours a day for several days — to watch those presentations. All sessions are recorded so you can access later. This year, we’ll have over a hundred presentations.

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

I think we’ve learned how to use social media in just a really positive way, and learned to communicate and build a global audience, and shared our learning, and learned with others. We finally got a chance to meet in person and present together at ISTE this year.

#OhMyGAAD - Are You Ready for Global #Accessibility Awareness Day? May 16, 2019

techlearning

Innovative educators can prepare for Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) which takes place on Thursday, May 16th. access/inclusion and people with different abilities.

10 Ways to Use Twitter in Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Be prepared to educate them on why what seems to be social media is actually educational. Remind students it is for educational uses only; chatting and socializing must be done through other means. How Do Students Access Twitter in the Classroom.

103 Free Presentation Templates for Teachers and Students

Nick's Picks for Educational Technology

Free Presentation Templates Every teacher needs access to free presentation templates. They’re great for so much more than presentations; I use them for posters, social media graphics, quotes, and more.

Do Tech Companies Need To Step Up Their Accessibility Game?

The Innovative Educator

Is accessibility baked into to the development process? Let's take a look by looking at social media examples. Who wouldn't want content to be accessed by people who are visually impaired? Twitter has not stepped up its accessibility game.

Your All Access Pass to the Bammy Awards!

Kleinspiration

The Bammys are presented by the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences International. This event provided a relaxing venue where we could simply take in the beautiful city and enjoy ourselves without preparing presentations or double checking session schedules to attend.

#OhMyGAAD - Are You Ready for Global #Accessibility Awareness Day? May 16, 2019

The Innovative Educator

Innovative educators can prepare for Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) which takes place on Thursday, May 16th. access/inclusion and people with different abilities. It is designed to help you learn, share, and act on digital accessibility and inclusion.

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

Tip: To learn about my blended learning strategies, see my presentation on Slideshare Simple Steps to Blended Learning . PowerPoint (for Handouts, Presentations, and Screencasts). Keynote (for Presentations). It makes your presentations click.

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6 ways to make the most of closed captions in Google Slides

Ditch That Textbook

It’s way more than an oral presentation program. Educators and students with open minds can use it for stop-motion animation, as a brainstorming template, to recreate the social media experience, and more. Ed Tech elearning day ideas g suite accessibility google classroom slides google slides closed captions using google slides in the classroomGoogle Slides is a unique creature in the G Suite set of tools.

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The Top 5 Ways to Use Facebook in Your Classroom

TeacherCast

Even though it’s a social media website, if you use it in your classroom for various activities, you will have no trouble engaging your students. As a result, social media can become an interactive and engaging tool for teaching. Tweet.

Kasey Bell’s #ISTE17 Presentations and Resources

Shake Up Learning

The post Kasey Bell’s #ISTE17 Presentations and Resources appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Presentations and Resources. Kasey’s #ISTE17 Presentations and Resources #googleedu #edtech #gttribe Click To Tweet. Follow Us on Social Media.

How to Blend Learning with Play for a Kid-friendly Summer

Ask a Tech Teacher

A note: some must be downloaded and a few purchased, so the link provided might take you to a website that provides access rather than play. Collect these into a digital library that kids can access online, see what friends are reading over the summer, and find books that appeal to them.

Pillars of Digital Leadership Series – Communication

A Principal's Reflections

Digital leaders seize upon the opportunity presented by digital tools (i.e. social media, mobile apps, video conferencing) to meet stakeholders where they are in order to convey a message and elicit feedback on initiatives.

Are Our Educators Prepared For Their Students?

My Island View

The media was dominated by three networks which were limited by news cycles and strict editorial boards. Journalists used more media tools in their reporting. These demonstrations then became media news as well, which exacerbated the anti-war movement.

Opening up #learning: Access to knowledge

Learning with 'e's

Here's the first: Access to knowledge. Putnam's view of the Internet is similar to many other educators - it has provided unprecedented access to the world's knowledge. The copious flow of user generated content offers great benefits but also presents huge challenges.

5 Different Ways Technology Has Made Learning Easier - guest post

Educational Technology Guy

And the best part about it is that you can access a lot of it for free. Social media – You can build fan pages for classrooms, stage Twitter chats for interaction outside of the classroom, and provide web pages that act as a resource guide for ongoing lessons, all through the use of social media. Social media allows us to interact on an entirely different level, and engages students because it’s something they already have an interest in.

Got Twitter? Make it Better! #TCEA14

EdTechSandyK

At the 2014 TCEA Convention and Exposition , I presented a concurrent session called Got Twitter? If you aren''t comfortable with the basics, you should start with my Twitter for Professional Learning resources before delving into the info presented here.

Will giving greater student access to smartphones improve learning?

The Hechinger Report

And when I peer into classrooms, I see students tuning out their peers and teachers and focusing instead on YouTube and social media. One way to solve the access issue is to allow students to use smartphones in class.

Tools to Help Become a Tech Savvy Educator

A Principal's Reflections

As I mentioned in a previous post I have been working on a educational technology presentation for principals in a NJ school district. 21st Century Leadership Shift Happens (must see video for any educator unfamiliar with the tends and impacts associated with technology and social media.

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