The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 237 Social Media Safety, Advocacy, And Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

237 Social Media Safety, Advocacy, And Education. Drew Perkins talks with Mark Berkman & Ed Peisner of The Organization for Social Media Safety about their work to help schools, parents, and youth be more safe in the world of social media.

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 237 Social Media Safety, Advocacy, And Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

237 Social Media Safety, Advocacy, And Education. Drew Perkins talks with Mark Berkman & Ed Peisner of The Organization for Social Media Safety about their work to help schools, parents, and youth be more safe in the world of social media.

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AASL Social Media Superstars

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Social media has connected me with so many amazing educators since I started using it many years ago. Today, I can’t imagine what it would be like to not share on social media. Showing our work on social media allows us to define for the world what happens in school libraries. Through social media we inspire one another, push one another’s thinking, and connect the voices of our students.

The Social Media-School Gap

Reading By Example

In this podcast , I speak with Annie Fox about social media and its use by students. Advocacy Communication Connectedness Technology Annie Fox ASCD connected learning podcast smartphones social media studentsWe talk about better approaches to take with our kids as parents and educators regarding smartphones, student behavior, and the pros and cons of these tools for communication.

If we don’t engage online, we cede mindshare to others who will

Dangerously Irrelevant

Please join Dr. Heather Johnson and me for one or both of our two Spring 2019 social media workshops for SEHD faculty and students! ]. As a faculty member who has an outsized social media presence ( 53,000+ Twitter followers ; video series with 100+ million views ; one of the top education blogs in the world , etc.), They are great models for how to use social media in empowered ways for research dissemination, policy advocacy, and educational impact.

Tips for Using Social Media with Educators

edWeb.net

Social media is an essential marketing tool for educational publishers. But the changing algorithms, rise and fall of new platforms, and overall nature of social media make some developers hesitant. In their presentation, “ Social Media Marketing 2.0: Educators Love Social Media,” several education marketing insiders offered their perspectives on how to take advantage of this unique marketing tool.

Shine a Light on Advocacy - NOW!

The Daring Librarian

On our end, we’re going to do all we can via our social media channels, our newsletters (LJ/SLJ and The Horn Book), our blogs. And to build on the momentum, and perhaps to help fashion a wider advocacy plan that we can all support. Ian Ian Singer VP, Group Publisher - Library Journal, School Library Journal, and The Horn Book Library Journals, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc.

TCEA 2011 Legislative Update Advocacy Panel

EdTechSandyK

Social media will allow connections between the classroom and personal lives. Notes from TCEA 2011 Panel. The speakers words flowed fast and I caputred/paraphrased them as accurately as I could. For an additional take on this event from someone else who also live blogged it, you can visit this post from Bryan Doyle. Members of Panel: Representative Scott Hochberg - Houston, TX Representative Mark Strama - Austin, TX Mr. Thomas Ratliff, State Board of Education - Mt.

Thursday Webinar - "Library Advocacy: Everyday Marketing Tools and Techniques" with Dr. Sue Alman

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Promoting the library can be a fun and productive task for all employees and library users IF time is spent on developing a communication plan and providing content for print materials, social media, and word-of-mouth interactions. Please consider joining us for this special Library 2.0 75-minute webinar (live and recorded) with Dr. Sue Alman , this Thursday, February 21st, 2019 , at 4:00 pm Eastern Standard Time.

CUE Leaders Make National Impact: Members Educate Legislators and Policymakers in D.C.

CUE

The focus of the advocacy efforts was on support for E-rate, LifeLine Program, Student Data and Privacy, and fully funding Title IV of ESSA. CUE members Pam Hernandez (SLOCUE) and Micah Studer (CapCUE) joined CEO Mike Lawrence and Legislative Policy Consultant John Cradler as part of the Ed Tech Advocacy and Policy Summit hosted by ISTE, CoSN and SETDA with support from SIIA, the Center for Digital Education and Discovery Education. Advocacy advocacy ESSA FCC Title IV

Two New Library 2.0 Webinars: Library Advocacy + Marketing | Coaching Skills for Managers + Supervisors | ALSO: Active Shooter Response Recording

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Then, being announced today, is " Library Advocacy: Everyday Marketing Tools and Techniques " with Dr. Sue Alman on February 21st. LIBRARY ADVOCACY: EVERYDAY MARKETING TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES" A 75-minute webinar (live and recorded) in a special Library 2.0 Promoting the library can be a fun and productive task for all employees and library users IF time is spent on developing a communication plan and providing content for print materials, social media, and word-of-mouth interactions.

A helpline for schools tackling cyberbullying

eSchool News

With 55 percent of all teens on social media witnessing outright bullying via that medium, and with 95 percent of those youngsters who witnessed bullying on social media choosing to simply ignore the behavior, K-12 districts are growing increasingly concerned about the impact that such activities can have on their students. Collier, who is co-creator of the recently-launched iCanHelpline.org , teamed up with #iCANHELP to develop a social media helpline for schools.

How micro-credentials could have a chance

eSchool News

The study, from nonprofit ed-tech advocacy group Digital Promise and consulting firm Grunwald Associates, takes a detailed look at how teachers say they feel about professional development and competency-based micro-credentials. News Professional Development (PD) Research Social Media Top NewsNew survey delves into how teachers would use micro-credentials and examines how widely-known the concept is.

Taking Over Georgia Department of Education Instagram: A Lesson in Trust

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

My name is Andy Plemmons, school library media specialist at David C Barrow Elementary in Athens GA @barrowmediacenter I will take over the DOE account this week. Social media accounts have a lot of power. Follow any local policies on posting to social media. Thanks to social media connections these books are now on their way to the author.

#withMalala campaign giving away 20k He Named Me Malala DVDs to classrooms

eSchool News

A social media campaign, Students Stand #withMalala, is making 20,000 DVDs of He Named Me Malala available for free to teachers across the U.S. The social media campaign is a collaboration between Participant Media and Malala Fund, who launched it in conjunction with the original release of the film to help empower young people around the world to stand up for every girl’s right to 12 years of quality education and to take action on behalf of girls globally.

Creating your virtual library (quickly) using Slides and Bitmojis)

NeverEndingSearch

technology advocacy equity school libraries virtual libraries websitesWhether or not we are planning for a virtual experience in September, it is clear that we need to translate our practice. We need strategies for personalizing and enriching the remote learning experience.

CUE Leaders Make National Impact: Members Educate Legislators and Policymakers in D.C.

CUE

The focus of the advocacy efforts was on support for E-rate, LifeLine Program, Student Data and Privacy, and fully funding Title IV of ESSA. CUE members Pam Hernandez (SLOCUE) and Micah Studer (CapCUE) joined CEO Mike Lawrence and Legislative Policy Consultant John Cradler as part of the Ed Tech Advocacy and Policy Summit hosted by ISTE, CoSN and SETDA with support from SIIA, the Center for Digital Education and Discovery Education. Advocacy advocacy ESSA FCC Title IV

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. Social studies teachers will adore these!

Let’s Show Our Work with the #PowerOfPublicSchools

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

So…I decided to occasionally share with her on social media some of the things happening in our public school library. Advocacy #powerofpublicschools advocacy collaboration community facebook government Instagram libraries public school twitterCreated by Kristina Holzweiss. When I speak at conferences or lead workshops, one of the ideas that I try to stress to educators is the importance of showing our work.

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. I use social media only in a professional sense – to share the cool things that go on every day in my school and my library, to celebrate my amazing students, and to connect with my parents, and our local and our global community.

Pam Moran on transformed school libraries

NeverEndingSearch

She follows our social media conversations. advocacy school librarians school libraries technology Pam MoranOnce I believed that libraries were places where people went for books and reference materials. Now I believe that libraries are learning opportunities that promote pathways for people to “search, connect, communicate and make.”. Please do not miss superintendent Pam Moran’s post today about the possibilities of 21st c school libraries.

Join Us for the 5th Annual Picture Book Smackdown

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Share your favorite picture books on social media using the hashtags #pbsmkdwn and #picturebookmonth. Advocacy authors event Events Lesson book talk collaboration connected learning Dianne de Las Casas global collaboration google hangout picture book month picture books readers advisory smore youtube liveWe are nearing the end of November, which means the close of Picture Book Month.

How to Create a Twitter List of Reliable Media Sources

Reading By Example

This social media tool can be effective for gaining multiple perspectives on a topic or cause. Once you find sources that are reliable for media coverage, select their profile and add them to a new list. When posts are retweeted within the feed by those you’ve listed, this can be an opportunity to add more reliable media sources to your list. If you read on an tablet or smartphone, I suggest downloading Flipboard to read your Reliable Media Sources list.

It’s Time to Plan World Read Aloud Week 2018

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Your contact info such as social media, Skype, and/or email. Ideas to spread the word on social media. Advocacy authors event collaboration connected learning connecting global audience global collaboration google hangout illustrators read aloud skype World Read Aloud DayIt’s time for us all to start making plans and building excitement for World Read Aloud Day 2018 with Litworld.

8 Top Tips and Tons of Resources for Supporting English Learners with Technology

Teacher Reboot Camp

9 Advocacy Groups & Events Enhancing ELT. Sign up for my In-Service / Graduate Fully Accredited online courses , Connected Educators: Harnessing the Power of Social Media for Professional Development, and Methodologies for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. “The limits of my language are the limits of my world.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein. I’ve worked with language learners in over 20 countries.

Let’s All Connect for LitWorld’s World Read Aloud Day 2016

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Your contact info such as social media, Skype, and/or email. Ideas to spread the word on social media. Advocacy Connected Learning event belonging community confidence connected learning connected libraries courage flipgrid global global collaboration google docs hope kindness litworld read aloud reading strengths World Read Aloud Day wrad16It’s time for us all to start making plans and building excitement for Litworld ‘s World Read Aloud Day 2016.

10 Reasons to Think Before You Share Photos of Children Online – SULS0153

Shake Up Learning

This question comes up a lot in a book I’m reading, Growing Up Shared: How Parents Can Share Smarter on Social Media—and What You Can Do to Keep Your Family Safe in a No-Privacy World. Sharenting : the habitual use of social media to share news, images, etc.

West Georgia RESA Summer Camp for Library Media Specialists

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

I’m excited to join media specialists from around Georgia and neighboring states at West Georgia RESA on June 20 from 8:30-3:30 for a summer camp for media specialists. 11:00-11:30 Harness social media and develop your own PLN. We’ll answer any questions about social media and look at how social media allows us to show our work, connect to opportunities, and empower all the voices in our library community. It’s summer.

Favorite Books I Read in 2017

Reading By Example

This social media site for bibliophiles allows people to connect with other readers, recommend titles to friends, and discover new books to read. Advocacy Community Leader as a Reader Literacy ReadingThis is a repost from my school blog. I share my reading life with families and the community to help develop a new norm, in which everyone is a reader and writer. Take care, Matt. What do you do when you don’t know what to write?”

Micro-credentials and COVID-19: Supporting Professional Learning When Schools are Closed

Digital Promise

To help educators continue their professional learning during this time of social distancing, we have curated a library of micro-credentials which can be earned outside of the classroom and without students. Supporting students’ social and emotional well-being.

Quality Instruction: The Most Important Classroom Variable

Reading By Example

Following blogs and educational leaders on social media are a quick and easy way to keep abreast on new educational topics. Advocacy classroom instruction Coaching Reading Teaching Writing Becoming a Literacy Leader Jennifer AllenThe instruction that you provide to your students is the most important variable regarding student achievement. Good instruction can deliver up to two years growth for some students.

Got Gabsee? 3D Augmented Reality Avatar

The Daring Librarian

The Verge I say that it's a whole lot of fun, and I can see using it for program advocacy, as well as book and library promotion. I did this just on my laptop using a photo from my school library media center A post shared by Gwyneth Jones (@thedaringlibrarian) on Aug 1, 2017 at 11:55am PDT This is not really a video! Social Studies Photo Scavenger Hunt or Mystery Skype with Gabsee! (WARNING - Lots of embedded videos - page may load slowly) Got the Gabsee App?

Join Your Voices for Confidence Week Leading Up to #WRAD16

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

You might strike a confident pose with a book that gives you strength and post that picture to social media. Advocacy Connected Learning event books confidence connected learning flipgrid global collaboration read aloud reading reflection World Read Aloud Day wrad16Each week leading up to World Read Aloud Day (February 24th) we want to join our voices around the world to celebrate one of the strengths of reading aloud.

#getESEAright: Make some noise for school library funding on Thursday night

NeverEndingSearch

activism advocacy twitter Using the hashtag #getESEAright, ALA joins forces with NEA’s planned Twitter storm on Thursday, April 9 th from 7:00 till 8:00 PM Eastern.

Acceptable Risk

Reading By Example

That no one beyond our school walls was aware of these learning experiences until someone shared some form of media about them online. Blogging, social media, and other forms of digital communications are becoming a necessary part of an educator’s life. Having a presence as a classroom and school on social media is an acceptable risk.

Acceptable Risk

Reading By Example

That no one beyond our school walls was aware of these learning experiences until someone shared some form of media about them online. Blogging, social media, and other forms of digital communications are becoming a necessary part of an educator’s life. Having a presence as a classroom and school on social media is an acceptable risk.

I’m a 2016 Library Journal Mover and Shaker!

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

I can’t even begin to list all of the social media posts that I received from friends in my PLN and people who have found some inspiration I’ve done. Advocacy awards AASL ALA award Boston conference honor leadership libraries library journal ljmover16 media specialist mover and shaker school librarian thank youI’m beyond excited to finally announce that I’m a 2016 Library Journal Mover and Shaker.

Student Agency is More Than Voice and Choice

A Principal's Reflections

However, we must not lose sight of the third element that comprises this concept, and that is advocacy. Image credit: [link] While voice and choice are more aligned with ownership of learning in the classroom, advocacy aligns with improving the school or district culture. Through the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s to the free expression movement of the 1960s to the resurgence in student voice in the 2000s, student education advocacy is alive in the US today.

STUDENT VOICE: How alt-right memes on Instagram and Reddit are radicalizing my classmates

The Hechinger Report

In the digital age, teenagers are politically socialized online, but not necessarily through reading or watching mainstream news. But social media platforms have algorithms designed to ensure that consumers remain active on their sites.

The Perspective Gap

Reading By Example

No, I am talking about tapping into the different social media tools that can better bring these experiences to life. Advocacy Community Connectedness Learning content geography perspective skype photo credit: Grand Canyon (4 of 19) via photopin (license). I have never seen the Grand Canyon with my own eyes. Other people who have tell me it is a “must see” It apparently is not enough that I view it in pictures and video.