The danger of claiming that relationships can’t scale

The Christensen Institute

He’s spotlighted programs like StriveTogether and Thread , and philosophies like social-emotional learning that are doubling down on relationships. If we want to weave the social fabric of our country back together, his argument goes, a norm or cultural movement that puts relationships first could spark mass investment in local community-building at a national scale. Core to his axiom that relationships can’t scale is perhaps our most limited social resource: time.

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Educational Leadership for Social Good


EdTechTeam is a California Benefit Corporation , dedicated to effecting positive change in schools, and currently supporting a number of advocacy programs including the Our Voice Academy and the nonprofit Student Voice Foundation. Leadership Digital Citizenship Social Emotional Learning

9 Great Nonprofits to Support School Leaders

Tom Murray

When I got connected on social media, my lens was expanded and I became aware additional organizations, as well as their supporting tools and resources. CCSSO provides leadership, advocacy, and technical assistance on major educational issues.

Buncee is headed to FETC19


Learn how to engage students and increase learning outcomes through student collaboration and peer feedback. Jennifer Hencken-Make Your Social Media Sparkle-2PM. Boost your social media posts. You will have a chance to work on your brand and advocacy efforts too!

Inside a Student’s Hunt for His Own Learning Data


These days we do a lot of workshops and special projects around freedom of information and privacy issues and advocacy work because that act was passed back in 1992. You had some experience in research and advocacy for privacy before you started there, while you were a student.

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7 questions after Governor Branstad’s school funding veto

Dangerously Irrelevant

I discussed how we won’t see desired changes in student learning outcomes until we change what students experience in their schools on a day-to-day basis. Although social media was a big part of this year’s school funding dialogue, slacktivism can be a fairly easy trap to fall into.

Your Syllabus to SXSW EDU 2019 (and Where to Find Us!)


Now in its ninth year, the show has become a staple for convening a potpourri of ideas that span broad swaths of the education community, from instructional practices and school models, to social inequities and far-out visions of the future that seem more like a dream than reality. From facial-recognition cameras to web and social media filtering software, surveillance technologies are finding their foothold in schools across America.

Toward Renewable Assessments

Iterating Toward Openness

My colleagues in the Open Education Group and I like to say that when you’re considering the outcomes of research on OER adoption, there are “two ways to win.” At a minimum we can begin by asking questions about outcome alignment.

10 Things To Know about the Future of Blockchain in Education

Doug Levin

” The event had a strong financial services theme, although I met audience members engaged in a wider array of fields (including healthcare and social media).

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Children can see adult decisions killing New Orleans youth

The Hechinger Report

The index was designed to inform strategies to improve youth and child outcomes. The use of mass and social media makes room in the policy arena crowded by adults. Reversing outcomes stemming from adult policies requires elucidation from youth.

Five misconceptions about Michigan education and Betsy DeVos

The Hechinger Report

DeVos played a role in Michigan education reform, so in a world of alternative facts , suddenly claims and counter-claims about Michigan schools are all over blogs, social media and mainstream media.

Why a Maryland CIO Created a Forum to Connect K-12 Students

Education Superhighway

As we produce positive and measurable outcomes, we hope it will raise our visibility as the K12 Enterprise IT authoritative source in Maryland. Do you have any advice for CIOs, Technology Leaders, and Educators that are looking to organize an advocacy group in their own states?

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In 2017, just a week before Christmas, the New Media Consortium abruptly announced its immediate closure “because of apparent errors and omissions by its former Controller and Chief Financial Officer.” In 2011, Ning was acquired by “lifestyle” site Glam Media for around $150 million.

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


Clint Smith: I study the history of racial inequality broadly, and right now, I'm thinking about what social stratification looks like in the context of incarceration and education. Students didn’t have an understanding of the reason why their communities’ experienced disproportionate violence or is disproportionately impoverished or has such disparate health outcomes. That's something that that I think every social platform is attempting to navigate right now.

Social and Cultural Literacy Resources for Classrooms

Graphite Blog

Teaching and learning happen within cultural, political, and social circumstances. In this collection, you'll find hand-picked, regularly updated resources to help you better understand and practice these important social and cultural literacies.

Education Technology and the Future of Academic Freedom

Hack Education

Protests when social pseudoscientist Charles Murray spoke at Middlebury College. A bill in Arizona proposed banning any classes or activities that addressed social justice or racial equality. – almost every media organization picked up the story.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Related, from the Social Media Collective : “Spike in Online Gig Work : Flash in the Pan or Future of Employment?” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The American Civil Liberties Union this week declared its opposition to a federal database of student-level outcomes in a letter signed by a handful of education advocacy groups.” Via the Brennan Center for Justice : “Map: Social Media Monitoring by Police Departments , Cities, and Counties.”

The Top Ed-Tech Trends (Aren't 'Tech')

Hack Education

This talk was presented at Coventry University as part of my visiting fellowship at the Disruptive Media Learning Lab. An advocacy for libertarian politics – think Peter Thiel (a Stanford graduate) now advising Donald Trump.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“When Social Media Assignments Increase Risks for Vulnerable Students” by Monica Bulger and Jade E. ” Also via Techcrunch : “ Parental control service ‘ Circle with Disney ’ to help with distracted driving, social media, kids’ chores & more.” “New study raises concerns about impact of automated social media advocacy on education coverage,” says Alexander Russo. Education Politics.

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.

4 Ways to Make Sure Your Students Feel Their Degrees Are Worth the Cost (Part Two)

EdNews Daily

As the Stanford study found, coaching improves outcomes for all students , irrespective of age, gender, high-school grade-point average, SAT scores, and other demographic factors. Or social media?

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our social media page is HERE with links to Facebook , Google+ , Twitter , and more. What's So Special: Learning the Basics and Creating Global Awareness in Special Education / Therese Casem / Kristine Mae Aguirre Where in the World is Media Literacy Education? Bienvenue!