ISTE, Stirring the Pot, & Education Advocacy

The Daring Librarian

My district made a Twitter account for every school - some admins are involved more than others - but it''s a start! I also wonder why, out of 50 Library Mover & Shakers every year, Library Journal magazine (and I''m a grateful recipient of that award , mind!),

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. News on Twitter : Students consider tweets and determine which is the most trustworthy.

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


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.

Editorial: Screens Are NOT a Hoax


And even more rarely does it get the title “Hoax” hung on it by a major magazine. Doug is also the creator and moderator of #WeirdEd on Twitter , which happens every Wednesday at 7pm PST. EDITORIAL.

Discovering Interests, Igniting Passions, and Amplifying Student Voice

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

I’m not really sure how we decided it, but we decided to try magazines. I don’t really subscribe to magazines any more in the library, but we have all of the Ranger Rick, Zoobooks, Sports Illustrated, etc that we’ve subscribed to through the years.

Going Beyond the Hour of Code

Digital Promise

Read a book, blog, or magazine. Hello World magazine from the Raspberry Pi Foundation (a magazine on computing and digital making for educators by educators). See a sample letter to principal, advocacy slide deck , and additional resources.

A letter of support


We ensure that when they ask questions, they exploit rich search toolkits that include high quality databases and ebooks and that they can evaluate sources that include blogs and tweets and magazines and newspapers and wikis, as well as scholarly journals and primary sources and media of all sorts. twitter: @joycevalenza. advocacy school librarians school librariesIt’s hard to make sense of the current climate for school libraries.

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From Testing to Transformational Change with Pam Moran

The CoolCatTeacher

Pam Moran on episode 231 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter: @pammoran.

Change One Simple Thing to Start Your Journey to Remarkable Teaching

The CoolCatTeacher

Pam Moran on episode 246 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I hope that we will continue to connect on Twitter and around there. Twitter: @pammoran.

Educating Kids for Life not for Tests

The CoolCatTeacher

Pam Moran on episode 236 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter: @pammoran.

5 Best Practices for STEM Education Spaces

EdTech Magazine

It’s a creative space where students not only can build things, but also create things, such as a new advocacy program on a social issue. “In Twitter. He is a regular contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines. 5 Best Practices for STEM Education Spaces. jena.passut_7651. Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:13.

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Kids Co-Creating Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

Pam Moran on episode 241 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter: @pammoran.

How to be a Teacher Librarian Rock Star

The Daring Librarian

Consider, another word for branding is advocacy. Teaching Good - Branding Evil Creating the Daring Librarian Brand Rock Star Advocacy: Proving Your Worth In Tough Times By Jennifer La Garde Get Social. Our kiddos really are really not so much on Twitter (Shocking.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Pat will share his 30-plus years of fieldwork, advocacy (he published Growing Without Schooling magazine from 1986 to 2001), and personal experience (he and his wife homeschooled their three daughters) to help you and your children learn in their own ways.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

In September, the magazine announced it was up for sale , but it appears as though the fallout from the retracted article – the ongoing court cases, that is – might stymy efforts to sell.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via the Education Law Center : “Several New Jersey civil rights and parent advocacy organizations have filed a legal challenge to new high school graduation regulations recently adopted by the State Board of Education. Twitter announced big layoffs this week – 9% of its staff – and said it would shutter its video app Vine. Via the New York Magazine : “The Death of Vine Makes the Internet a Worse Place.” Presidential Campaign Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Bitcoin Magazine : “Pilot Project Verifies Academic Credentials on the Bitcoin Blockchain.” Via Politico : “ Families for Excellent Schools CEO fired after investigation into ‘inappropriate behavior’ ” That’s Jeremiah Kittredge , who’s run one of the best funded pro-charter advocacy groups in the company. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The Hechinger Report : “ Virtual charter schools need ‘bold action’ for change, says national charter school advocacy group.” That is, major social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter increasingly made it difficult for ThinkUp to work with their APIs. Education Politics. “ Education Department Proposes New Regulations to Protect Students and Taxpayers from Predatory Institutions.”