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

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Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information? Social studies teachers will adore these!

Let’s Show Our Work with the #PowerOfPublicSchools

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

I share at least one thing every single day on Twitter, Instagram, and/or Facebook about the work that is going on in our public school library. An Illustrator Study of Carson Ellis https://t.co/QWfDVFWefC Created by Kristina Holzweiss.

A helpline for schools tackling cyberbullying

eSchool News

Pilot program lets schools tap into a helpline with close ties to Twitter and Facebook. Collier, who is co-creator of the recently-launched iCanHelpline.org , teamed up with #iCANHELP to develop a social media helpline for schools.

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

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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.

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.

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

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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. Studies show test scores trend higher in schools with full-time, certified school librarians. activism advocacy twitter

Helping Strangers May Help Teens’ Self-Esteem

MindShift

At the start of the new year, parents may encourage their teens to detox from social media, increase exercise, or begin a volunteer project. And according to a recent study, when it comes to helping others, teens may benefit psychologically from spending time helping strangers. The study, published in December in the Journal of Adolescence , suggests that altruistic behaviors, including large and small acts of kindness, may raise teens’ feelings of self-worth.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

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It’s taken on multiple meanings too: first used to identify the misinformation that had occurred online surrounding the 2016 election, it was later embraced by President Trump to denigrate and dismiss “the mainstream media.” They struggle with facts about social studies.

Global Leadership Week - Information and Schedule

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There are four panel discussions this year: ​" The Role and Responsibility of Media in Global Education ," ​" Innovation in Global Education ," " The Value of Exchange Programs ," and " Understanding and Educating for Global Citizenship."

Education Technology and the Future of Academic Freedom

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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. ” There was no peer review of the study; he simply posted it to his website.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via The Texas Tribune : “ Texas State Board of Education rejects Mexican-American studies textbook.” 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.”

Election 2016: How Did Higher Ed Leaders Respond?

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Robin DeRosa is Director of Interdisciplinary Studies at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire. Responses started pouring in, and today, three days after the election, I sorted through forty-five such statements which were sent to me via social media and email.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Chalkbeat : “For Betsy DeVos and her former advocacy group, the future of education means ‘ personalization ,’ including virtual schools.” ” Her “former advocacy group” – although considering she spoke there last week, I’m not sure how “former” it really is – is the American Federation for Children. New Study Nods to More Rigorous Preschools.” (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via The Hechinger Report : “ Virtual charter schools need ‘bold action’ for change, says national charter school advocacy group.” Anil Dash and Gina Trapani announced they’re closing down their social media analytics product ThinkUp. That is, major social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter increasingly made it difficult for ThinkUp to work with their APIs. Education Politics.

Events + News - The Emerging Future on Thursday - Educational Podcasting - Global Education Day - Less is More Lesson from Finland

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Join live at https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/cqmq3c9utg219ik1epto9lchj2k and participate on Twitter using #wlmachat. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat.

Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

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Franks, PhD Library Re-Design with Student Power - Toni Olivieri-Barton, Teacher Librarian Prosperous City with Talents: Library Supporting Urban Transformation - Dr. Wu Jianzhong Successfully Promoting Your Print and eBook Collections Through Social Networking - Abbe Waldron, Library Media Specialist/Educational Technologist What about second year seminar? Please join us for the third annual global conversation about the future of libraries: October 18-19, 2013, [link].

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

Hack Education

” Rather, McMillan Cottom argues these students are making rational decisions in a world of growing economic precarity and shrinking social programs. Don’t mess with her on Twitter. Arguably, there is no better example of this than the ongoing push that “everyone should learn to code,” led at the K–12 level by the industry-backed advocacy organization Code.org.

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.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

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Our Twitter hashtag is #stemx13, and we have some resources for publicizing at [link]. Iris Lapinski - CEO, CDI Apps for Good - "Apps for Good - Growing a new generation of problem solvers and makers" Dale Dougherty - Founder, President, and CEO, Maker Media, Inc.;

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The 2015 Global Education Conference Starts Today - All Online - Full Session Listing - Join Us!

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Our social media page is HERE with links to Facebook , Google+ , Twitter , and more. Granger MA Encontrando tesoros en la Red / Profesora Cristina Velázquez Engaging Heads, Hands and Hearts in International Study Abroad / Patricia A. Bienvenue! Welcome! Willkommen!