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:

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.

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 students

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.

5 Trends Impacting Middle Grades Leaders

MiddleWeb

Articles Leadership advocacy Barbara Blackburn choice community flat organization inclusive leaders outreach principals Ronald Williamson social media trends

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

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.

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 We have two new Library 2.0

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.

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. Micah Studer described the event as “life-changing” as it has ignited a passion in him for advocacy for our students.

A helpline for schools tackling cyberbullying

eSchool News

Anne Collier, founder and president of nonprofit Net Family News , wants to get K-12 districts in California — and eventually nationwide — involved with the anti-bullying movement as it pertains to social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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.

Survey 110

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. Social Media global education malala social justice Twitter

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 twitter

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. Micah Studer described the event as “life-changing” as it has ignited a passion in him for advocacy for our students.

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. Connect it to your Twitter for easy Social Media cross posting!

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.

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. We are nearing the end of November, which means the close of Picture Book Month.

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. It’s time for us all to start making plans and building excitement for World Read Aloud Day 2018 with Litworld.

I dare you NOT to share! (So many AASL School Library Month goodies!)

NeverEndingSearch

Plan your April advocacy with the official calendar of activities , filled with author/ambassador quotes, professional development links, an interactive calendar and suggested activities for each day and for various grades. for social media and websites and the graphic packs.

Letters for Justice: Empowering Young Voices on Topics that Matter

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Olin, 5th grade social studies teacher, came to me with an idea. There’s a lot going on in the world right now and it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the many current issues being debated and decided on in our country and around the world.

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.

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. It’s time for us all to start making plans and building excitement for Litworld ‘s World Read Aloud Day 2016.

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.

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. It’s summer.

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.

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. Social Studies Photo Scavenger Hunt or Mystery Skype with Gabsee! (WARNING - Lots of embedded videos - page may load slowly) Got the Gabsee App?

Celebrating the Future of Learning, One Region at a Time

Digital Promise

Inspire advocacy for more experiential learning in schools. Follow and promote the action on social media using the hashtags #RemakeLearningDays and #RemakeDays.

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 wrad16

Activating the Community to Support Education Innovation

Digital Promise

Student advocacy reinforced Kettle Moraine’s implementation of CBE and expanded opportunities around personalized learning. For example, students lobbied for things like more internet access by using social media to post personalized learning videos on YouTube. The district works with students to write articles for journals, give student-led school tours, and create short videos that are being shared increasingly on social media.

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. I’m beyond excited to finally announce that I’m a 2016 Library Journal Mover and Shaker.

A shocking number of young people can’t separate fact from fiction online

The Hechinger Report

Many assume that because young people are fluent in social media they are equally savvy about what they find there. Related: Getting schooled in social media. The research also asked students to judge the voracity of claims made on social media.

#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.

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.